Quilting Arts Magazine, June/July 2014

This issue of Quilting Arts Magazine is inspired by nature and features more than 25 garden-inspired art quilts!

Highlights include:

  • Artist Profile with cover artist Elaine Quehl
  • Ana Buzzalino uses rocks and stones in inspiring ways in her quilts
  • Susan Brubaker Knapp's series, Thread Sketching for Beginners, continues with stitching tips for painted textiles
  • Margarita Korioth colors cloth with a food coloring and glue gel resist
  • Victoria Gertenbach translates a childhood magic trick into a heat-infused fabric technique
  • Diane Wright uses a twin needle in free-motion quilting



Stained and Scorched quilt
by Victoria Gertenbach


View more artwork by Victoria Gertenbach, Diane Wright, Dee Conlon, and Melinda Lin

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

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts.

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts reader challenge.


Artist Profile: Elaine Quehl
Rosemarie DeBoer

In the Spotlight
Melinda Lin

Gallery: A Flutter of Butterfly Art Quilts
From the Texas Quilt Museum

My Studio and Me
Esterita Austin
Adapting and adjusting over the years

How Does Your Garden Grow?
Results from the 'In the Garden' Reader Challenge


"Circular Pathways" by Melinda Lin



Editor's Note

It's Your Turn

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Reader Challenge Announcement:
Changing Seasons

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow



"Moon Glow II" by Diane Wright



Rocks & Stones & Pebbles, Oh My!
Ana Buzzalino

Coloring Cloth
Margarita Korioth
With food coloring + glue gel resist

Nurturing Your Creative Self
Lynn Krawczyk
Managing ideas

Out of the Toolbox          
Dee Conlon
Dyeing with SolarFast(r)

Double Down
Diane Wright
Using a twin needle in free-motion quilting

Thread Sketching for Beginners
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Stitching on painted textiles

Hand-dyed Sheer Silk Greeting Cards
Marlene Glickman

Stained + Scorched
Victoria Gertenbach
Transform fabric with lemon juice + heat

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