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Kristine Lundblad

About Kristine Lundblad

Kristine is Associate Editor of Quilting Arts Magazine, Modern Patchwork, QuiltCon magazine, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, Modern Patchwork Holiday and Quilting Arts TV.

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Pillow Talk: Gifting Quilted Pillows

My adult children and I still exchange gifts at the holidays. This past year, I really wanted to make each of them something special but I really did not leave myself enough time to make each of them a quilt. What else might they like and use? Think, think, think … Then I remembered Shayne…

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Enter ‘Flower’ Reader Challenge now!

There’s still time to enter Quilting Arts Magazine’s “The Language of Flowers” Reader Challenge but act fast!–entries are due Nov. 13. Flowers mimic our own human lives … a seed is planted, it grows and blossoms, it becomes magnificent, and it, alas, withers and dies. Flowers also seem to have moods, preferences, and, certainly, language.…

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Who doesn’t want Fabulous Fabric?

Do you love to create hand-dyed or surface-designed fabric? Do you like to share your creations with other like-minded creatives? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, there’s still time to participate in our Fabulous Fabric Swap Reader Challenge! The challenge is simple: Create a surface-designed or hand-dyed fat quarter starting with 100%…

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Quilting Arts Magazine, August/September 2016

As summer wanes and autumn approaches, this issue of Quilting Arts Magazine has inspiring galleries, dozens of techniques, fun projects, and artist features sure to stimulate your creativity. Lorie McCown will guide you to look at handwork with new appreciation, Susan Carlson will thrill you with a giant quilt, Dawn Allen provides food for thought…

"Violet" by Cyndi Dininger

Announcing ‘Barnyard/Fair’ Reader Challenge finalists!

In the April/May issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Barnyard or Fair” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt was a charming and lovely waltz down memory lane of farms, county fairs, livestock, and family. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the…

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Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2016

Get ready for summer with the latest issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.  This issue has inspiring galleries, group quilts, dozens of techniques,  and artist features sure to stimulate your creativity. Rediscover handwork and embroidery  with Laura Wasilowski. She shows you how to take small vignettes of everyday life and hand stitch without a pattern. Wendy…

"Pretty Yellow Coneflower II" (detail) by Wendy Butler Berns

Coneflower template from Wendy Butler Berns

From Quilting Arts Magazine, June/July 2016 issue. Click here to download Wendy’s coneflower template: Berns_Flower_Template_QA81 Other topics you may enjoy:Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2016Monet’s Waterlillies Inspired Impressionistic Art QuiltCaptivated by Maria ElkinsImpressionistic Style Art QuiltYour Art Quilts Will Bloom and Flutter with this Easy Applique Technique