Quilting Arts December 2009/January 2010

Achieving multicolored silkscreen prints; Taking stitch-resist shibori beyond the norm with Mokume and Ori-nui shibori stitches; Artist Profile: Marianne R. Williamson; Pushing the boundaries of geometrical art quilting; SAQA@20: Art & Excellence - A sampling from an art quilt exhibit; Create unique fabric and fiber collages; Discharging fabrics to transfer travel photos onto quilts; A conversation with architect and quilter Valerie Goodwin; Using sticker resist and fabric paint to make your quilts communicate; 3 great projects; and much more... Cover quilt by Barbara McKie

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IN EACH ISSUE

Editor's Note

Letters from Readers

Call for Entries

About Our Contributors

Book Reviews

In the Spotlight: Kathy York

In the Spotlight: Michele Muska

Marketplace

Classifieds and
Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
by Robbi Joy Eklow

FEATURE ARTICLES

Rainbow Printing with Water-soluble Pigments
Susie Monday

Achieve multicolored silkscreen prints

Extreme Shibori
Sue Cavanaugh

Taking stitch-resist shibori beyond the norm with Mokume and Ori-nui shibori stitches

Artist Profile: Marianne R. Williamson
Pippa Eccles

Exploding the Square: 

Working from the inside out

Judy Rush
Pushing the boundaries of geometrical art quilting

SAQA@20: Art & Excellence
A sampling from an art quilt exhibit

Needle-felted Foundations for Stitch
Janet A. Lasher
Create unique fabric and fiber collages

Discharge Design
Jeannie Palmer Moore
Transferring travel photos onto quilts

Building Quilts
Pippa Eccles
A conversation with architect and quilter Valerie Goodwin

Starry Starry Night Scented Dream Pillow
Jeanelle McCall
Stitch a fiber art pillow filled with aromatic herbs

Showcase Your Fabric Collection 
with a Contemporary Scarf
Vivika Hansen DeNegre
A simple sewing project for your favorite fabrics

Blossom Pincushion
Rashida Coleman-Hale
From I Love Patchwork: 25 Irresistable Zakka Projects to Sew

Text Messaging
Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum
Using sticker resist and fabric paint to make your quilts communicate

“Let Out Your Inner Animal!” 
Reader Challenge


 

 

A Contemporary Scarf by Vivika Hansen DeNegre



Building Quilts with Valerie Goodwin


Blossom Cushion by Rashida Coleman-Hale

Extreme Shibori by Sue Cavanaugh


 

 


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on 28 Nov 2009 1:20 PM

Just received this issue today and haven't had time to read it through yet. But I did flip to Goddess of the Last Minute who brought me to tears laughing so hard. And again when I read it to my husband who got the giggles too. Thanks for such an entertaining article!!!

jan in ohio

Carol DK wrote
on 6 Dec 2009 1:55 PM

dejavucreations, I ALWAYS go to Goddess of the last Minute first...it is completely entertaining. I didn't share it with my husband tho, but I should. he was in awe of the cover picture though.

on 15 Dec 2009 9:32 AM

One of the most exciting ways to change the look of fabric is through resist dyeing techniques. Resist

on 17 Dec 2009 8:49 AM

One of the most exciting ways to change the look of fabric is through resist dyeing techniques. Resist-dyeing is one of the oldest ways to transform cloth, used the world over. These methods are exciting, because they are unpredictable-perfect if you're

Pamela Hyde wrote
on 28 Jun 2010 3:13 AM

Also try Yuzen, a japanese rye dying technique and is most commonly known as a way to dye and decorate origami paper (yuzen-washi), but is actually more often used to dye silks and other fabrics for luxurious kimono.