All posts by Katie Chicarello

Announcing “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” Reader Challenge finalists!

Announcing “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” Reader Challenge finalists! In the August/September issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” Reader Challenge and our creative readers dug through their button box, notions treasure trove, and recycling bin to rise to the challenge! We received an ingenious range of creations—using dryer lint,…

Quilting Arts Magazine October/November 2017

Creative expression with paint, print, and stitch is what art quilting is all about! Learn the techniques of machine quilting, improv piecing, and fabric surface design from the masters, then make your own statement quilt inspired by the galleries, profiles, and artistry of the quilts in this issue. And while you are at it, don’t…

Modern Patchwork Magazine September/October 2017

  Explore the many facets of modern quilting with a focus on updating traditional quilt blocks and patterns with fresh, new ideas. Whether you make bold and graphic statement quilts or enjoy sewing for your home, this method of updating the traditional approach to quilts is for you.  In addition, you’ll find reviews of fresh…

Quilting Arts Magazine August/September 2017

Parks to sandy beaches at the seashore, we all enjoy a vacation now and then. Whether this year’s trip is a “staycation” or sent you across the ocean, this issue of Quilting Arts is for you. Think about your travels as the source of inspiration for your artwork as you learn about new surface design…

Modern Patchwork Magazine July/August 2017

Whether you make bold and graphic bed quilts, small projects for your home, or charity quilts, these and more are all explored in the July/August 2017 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine. Join in the fun of modern quilting and explore the possibilities with new patterns from top designers, reviews of fresh fabrics and books, and…

Announcing “Year of the Rooster” Reader Challenge finalists!

“New Zealand Chook #4” by Susan Brubaker Knapp Announcing “Year of the Rooster” Reader Challenge finalists!   In the April/May issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Year of the Rooster” Reader Challenge and our creative readers flocked to the challenge! We received a spunky deluge of roosters, and combed our way through the amazing submissions. It was hard…

Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2017

The long days of summer offer the perfect opportunity to explore new possibilities and techniques with fabric and thread. And you don’t need to leave your own studio—why not schedule a “staycation” and try something new? The June/July 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine provides loads of inspiration from top fiber artists for you to explore…

Modern Patchwork Magazine, May/June 2017

Bold and beautiful quilts, graphic fabrics, textured prints, and more are all explored in the May/June 2017 issue of Modern Patchwork Magazine. Join in the fun of modern quilting and explore the possibilities with new patterns from top designers, reviews of fresh fabrics and books, and an insider’s review of QuiltCon 2017. Order your copy…

Announcing “Words of Wisdom” Reader Challenge finalists!

Announcing “Words of Wisdom” Reader Challenge finalists! In the February/March issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Words of Wisdom” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt passes on some sage teaching—whether with a witty or serious tone. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the…

QuiltCon Magazine 2017

Produced by the editors of Modern Patchwork in close collaboration with the MQG, QuiltCon Magazine will inspire and delight modern quilting enthusiasts worldwide! Celebrate the fourth annual QuiltCon, the international conference and show created by and for the Modern Quilt Guild. 2017 brings the show to Savannah, GA, and the excitement is palpable. This magazine…