Quilting Arts Magazine, February/March 2013

Explore the cutting-edge art of 3-D quilts in Quilting Arts Magazine. This issue is packed with information and ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Spotlight artist Diane Núñez shares the techniques she uses for moving her quilts away from the wall with an innovative system of metal framework. After reading an interview with artist Jill Rumoshosky Werner, learn about how she meets the challenges of working as a conceptual artist. And don’t miss the profile of 3-D and abstract artist Barbara Schulman. In the Minding Your Business column, Jane Dávila explores ways to win commissions for public artwork. Surface-design enthusiasts will love the step-by-step instructions for creating stitched then dyed fabric from Susan Purney Mark and the method for making hot-cut appliqués from Stella Belikiewicz. And don’t miss the tips for creating your own group quilt from the makers of the cover quilt, “Exquisite Journey.” All this, plus a gallery of 10 inspiring 3-D art quilts from the 8 that Create Artists, and an array of charming Artist Trading Cards from our “What’s in Your Heart?” reader challenge.




"Nefertiti's Brain" (detail) by Barbara Schulman


View more work by Fabric Formations, Susan Purney Mark, and Barbara Schulman.

See Barbara Schulman's "Taliswoman" from all sides in a 360 degree video.

See photos of the group quilt in progress from Frances Holliday Alford's Vermont studio.

See more ATCs from our "What's In Your Heart?" reader challenge.

Check out the latest Call for Entries listing from around the world.

Chat about the business of art quilting in our Minding Your Business forum.

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts.

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts reader challenge.

"Exquisite Jour
ney" a group quilt by Hoodie Crescent, Michele Muska, Frances Holliday Alford, Kathy York, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, and Leslie Tucker Jenison

 "Celebration"  by Kathyanne White


Editor's Note

Letters from Readers

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Replenishing Your Creative Well:
Fiber Art Groups
Lynn Krawczyk
Fabric Formations

Minding Your Business
Jane Dávila
Artist for Hire: Public art commissions

Artistic Challenges
Jill Rumoshosky Werner
Working outside the box

Reader Challenge Announcement:
Text Me!

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow







Artist Profile: Barbara Schulman
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

An Exquisite Journey
A conversation with artists Frances Holliday Alford, Hoodie Crescent, Leslie Tucker Jenison, Michele Muska, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, and Kathy York
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Artist Q & A: Jill Rumoshosky Werner
Jane Dávila

Results from the 'What's In Your Heart?' Reader Challenge

In The Spotlight
Diane Nunez

'Off the Hanger' Gallery
A gallery of 3-D and mixed-media works from 8 That Create



Patterned, Stitched, & Dyed
Susan Purney Mark
An innovative soy wax resist technique

Foolproof Collagraphy
Margarita Korioth
Printing without a press

Make a 3-D Quilt                 
Diane Nunez
Add depth and dimension to your quilts

Some Like it Hot
Stella Belikiewicz
Cut synthetic fabric with a woodburning tool

"Riverbend Valley, Winter" by Linda Beach

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