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    So, what did you think about the June/July issue of Quilting Arts Magazine? The art and artists we get to work with every issue are amazing. And this cover ; I love it! I find it very calming... It's the perfect issue to pack up and bring to the beach...

    Posted to Barb's Blog by Barbara Delaney on 10 Jun 2009
  • I2Q Vid Prompt 2: Freezer Paper

    Hello all! Hip, hip hooray for Vid Prompt #2. In which, we check out some supplies pertaining to visual journaling, I once again encourage you to draw (drat that darned word), and I talk about freezer paper. This Prompt deals with pages 28 through 33...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 9 Jun 2009
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  • Travel Bag & Iron Winners Announced!

    Wow. Judging by the number of comments to my last post, the travel bags and iron were mighty tempting! I enjoyed reading all of your summer art travel plans--may you all have the good weather and health to carry them out. And now, for the winners: wer4tun8...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 9 Jun 2009
  • ATC with me! Plus, plus.

    Long Beach is coming! Are you planning to be there? I am and I have an invitation for you. Please join me in creating and trading Artist's Trading Cards inspired by techniques found in my book! And the neat thing is, within the next two Video Prompts...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 7 Jun 2009
  • Freaky Friday at Quilting Arts Headquarters

    It's a beautiful, sunny June day and while many people are counting down the days to their summer vacations, we're planning for Halloween and beyond! The QA staff is knee-deep in preperations for our Quilting Arts GIFTS photo shoot that will be...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 5 Jun 2009
  • Quilting Arts Headquarters Update

    There’s so much happening here at Quilting Arts headquarters! It’s good I sat down to write this entry because it reminded me to check on the status of the QATV 400 DVDs . In addition to the QATV DVDs, which will be available very soon (another...

    Posted to Helen’s Blog by Helen Gregory on 4 Jun 2009
  • Art Travel Giveaway

    In the new issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Studios , we have a special feature on Art on the Go--artsy travel destinations near and far, budget-saving tips, how to pack your art bag, in addition to lots of inside and outside summery studios. We also show...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 1 Jun 2009
  • Warm up, Samples, Winner!

    Hi guys! I have been bogged down with deadlines and some play, so I didn't blog last week, I hope you understand. Here is my warm up and craft foam stamp from the first Video Prompt Challenge . I haven't printed with it yet, it is that new. The...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 1 Jun 2009
  • Ephemera Dilemma Solved

    Hi everyone, In this episode of In the Studio with Cate, we address an email from Betty Anderson, who writes: I have tons of clippings/old mags/postcards/etc/etc/etc I'd love to see an article on organizing the small pieces of paper that are to integral...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 26 May 2009
  • Brief SAQA Conference/ Quilt National Recap

    I recently returned from the annual SAQA conference that took place in Athens, Ohio on the Ohio University campus, and what an incredible time! For those who are unfamiliar with SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) , it is the non-profit organization to...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 24 May 2009
  • Video Prompts Begin

    Video Prompts Begin! Hi everybody! Today I will begin our semi-weekly I2Q Video Prompt Challenge. Some basic yadayada. This video challenge speaks to making marks and motifs that can be used in future projects. These marks are your personal signature...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 21 May 2009
  • Announcing the 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar Winners!

    We said we'd announce the winners this Friday, but I'm heading out on the road again in a couple of days so I'm posting this a bit early (and via video format). Congrats to the winners and thanks to all of the finalists for sharing your art...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 18 May 2009
  • Pretty Purse Give Away

    Hello All. I know how much a give away can draw attention to a blog and as the Quilting Arts Community grows each day, more and more of you are coming to the site and finding the value in it. This is a place where we can met to exchange ideas, show each...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 15 May 2009
  • Cloth Paper Scissors "Skeleton" finalists revealed

    Congratulations! We would like the following artists to send their “Skeletons in Your Closet” mixed-media art to us by June 2 nd for consideration for publication. Please send your art to 23 Gleasondale Rd., Stow, MA 01775, if you use a carrier...

    Posted to Barb's Blog by Barbara Delaney on 13 May 2009
  • Texture by way of thread

    True to Melly fashion I am working on something that has bird feathers in it. I can't really say what I am making but figure I can show a small detail shot. It won't give away the house, so to speak. The interesting thing with this piece is the...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 12 May 2009