Friday, September 10, 2010

Textile Related Tutorials - Part 9

More tutorials to titillate and inspire those creative impulses...

Part 8       Part 7        Part 6       Part 5
Part 4       Part 3       Part 2        Part 1

Don't Have Photoshop? Use MS Publisher for Graphic Design - KweliArt

Uploading Your Custom Background Image in Blogger - Loreen Leedy

Innovative Use of Lutrador - Lesley Riley - vidcast with Bonnie McCaffery

Lutrador Tips and Tricks: Transparency Transfer - Lesley Riley

TAP Transfers + Lutrador - Lesley Riley

DIY Bobbin Organizer - The Sassy Crafter - uses tubing from the hardware store

Discharge Printing with Bubble Wrap - Lyric Montgomery Kinard - 3:50 minute vidcast

Pojagi Machine Stitch Tutorial - Victoria Gertenbach

Needle-Felting Tutorial - Jane LaFrazio

Shibori with Fabric Paint - Gloria Hansen

Printing on Teabags - Judy Coates Perez

Sumi Smoosh with Vellum - Diana Trout

Screen Printing Registration without a Press - Amy

Rolling Pin Prints

Machine Quilting Loopy Flowers - Elizabeth Hartman

Choosing Photos for Citrasolv Transfer - Lyric Kinard

Citrasolv Photo Transfer Tutorial - Lyric Kinard

One Bead at a Time: Exploring Creativity with Bead Embroidery - Robin Atkins - 59 page free e-book

NOW-I-Get-It Stitching Diagrams - Jenny - detailed pictures and instructions for 7 basic stitches as well as diagrams for lefties

Needle Weaving - Laura Wasilowski - "...the idea is to create a thread structure that screens or creates a mesh across the background fabric and sits on the surface as a bold texture. It acts as a grid pattern to emulated window panes or tile or even cobble stones on a small quilt..."

Thread-U-Cation - Laura Wasilowski is providing excellent and detailed instructions with pictures for a series of embroidery stictches.
Ermine Stitch
ZigZag Stitch
Herringbone Stitch
Wheat Ear Stitch
Fern Stitch
Lazy Daisy
Arrow Stitch
Chain Stitch
Sheaf Stitch
Cross Stitch
Blanket Stitch
Stem or Outline Stitch
Fly Stitch
Scattered Seed Stitch
Straight Stitch
French Knots
Crown Stitch

Ten Commandments of Stitching A Fused Art Quilt - Laura Wasilowski

Sinking Thread Ends - Kathleen Loomis

Decorative Needlework Dictionary - Jenny - detailed explanations with colored pictures

How to Make a Melon Baller Eyeball - At first I saw no relevance, but upon thinking about it more, decided that this technique could be easily altered to add some interesting 3-D aspects to textile art.

How to Make Your Own Stamps - Judi Hurwitt
PDF Version
Advanced Crochet Chart

Gallery Hanging Tutorial - Judith Ferguson - Using foam core board

Easy Rules for Hanging an Art Quilt Show - Leni Wiener

How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers

Fabric Peony Template
Thread Delivery System - Dr. Bob of Superior Threads - 5-minute video - Your machine's Thread Delivery System and the important role it plays in having your machine operate correctly.

Texture Magic Videos - Superior Threads - videos - This is a series of 10 (or more) videos on how to work with Texture Magic

Painterly Terms and More - Wen Redmond - " for confusing or unknown terms."

Knowing Your Bobbin Mechanism - Ellen Anne Eddy

Color Theory for Thread: Basic Shading for Embroidered Applique - Ellen Anne Eddy

Make Fabric Prints with Tape - Jessica Jones

Instant Rust!!! - Lois Jarvis

Discharge Printing with Bubble Wrap - Lyric Kinard

Machine Quilting Loopy Flowers - Elizabeth Hartman

Using Your Own Drawings in  Collage or Quilts - Jane LaFazio

ArtFelt Instructions
Pictures -
Thread Reference Guide for Home Machines - Superior Threads

Thread Reference Guide for Longarm Machines - Superior Threads


Jane LaFazio said...

oh my!!! this will keep me inspired and busy for years! :-) thanks for including my link too!

Loreen Leedy said...

Wow, what a nice link list, nice to have them all together. Thanks for including my blog.

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Jane and Loreen, Thank you both for being so willing to share your knowledge and expertise!


judy coates perez said...

What an awesome list of tutorials! thanks for including mine Gwen.

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Judy, Its artists like you that make these listings possible. Thank you for being willing to share.

Ellen Anne Eddy said...

What a great site! So much excellent information and imagery in one place.
Thanks so much for including me in your listing!
Ellen Anne Eddy

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Ellen, Thank you for your willingness to share your expertise and knowledge.