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Dive into inspiration, information, and so much more with the August/September issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. Break out your sewing machine and discover the possibilities of decorative stitching by machine as you explore the work of Jane Sassman, Frieda Anderson, and Karen Linduska. Use mixed media and stitch to tell stories with texture, add sparkle and shine with quick tips for embellishing with sequins and beads, or create a wholecloth quilt with color and stitch. Plus, explore more than 25 art quilts that are sure to provide endless inspiration!

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Recent Issues

  • Quilting Arts Magazine December/January 2008

    The Kemshalls on inspiration and the creative journey; painted batting and interfacing as quilt surfaces; fabric collage techniques; discarded quilts re-worked with paint and stitch; profile of Pam RuBert; embellish with bead soup; needle-felted wonders; results from two challenges; Goddess on turning children's rooms into studio space. On the Cover: "Sedna" by Catherine Nicholls

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  • Quilting Arts Magazine October/November 2007

    Digital imagery; delicate design with silk, lace, flower petals, and machine embroidery; the Kemshalls on finishing with embroidery, foil, and color; quilted fabric sculpture; textural book wraps; large-scale photograph quilts; thread sketching on stabilizer; showing artwork; binding techniques; embellishments; "Doorway to Imagination" challenge results; Goddess on TV. On the Cover: "Expectation" by Cordula Kloefkorn

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  • Quilting Arts Magazine August/September 2007

    Machine needle felting with yarns, specialty fabrics, and digital image inspiration; the Kemshalls on quilting; binding techniques; autumn-themed art quilts; digital prints in fabric collage; discharging fabrics; India ink resist with Jane Dunnewold; 2008 Calendar; Inchies; from theme to series; Goddess on making large quilts. On the Cover: Detail of art quilt by Jane Johnston

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  • Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2007

    Design primer: space, notion, and rhythm; the Kemshalls on sketchbooks; rubber stamp stencils and Paintstiks®; paint and dye with Lutradur®; exploring fusible thread, water-soluble fabrics, and more; expanded squares with Jane Dunnewold; "Flower Power"paper quilt challenge results; straight-stitch piecing and machine appliqué; melted Tinsel; "What's in a Name" challenge results; Goddess on art classes. On the Cover: Detail from "Field of Gaillardia" by Sylvia Polk

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  • Quilting Arts Magazine April/May 2007

    Finding Inspiration; Scale, proportion, and balance; Finding Your Voice with Fabric Collage; silk painting with resist; understanding tone, value, and light and dark to create mood and feeling; Artist Profile: Frances Holliday Alford; five artists, one quilt; holographic effects; contour drawing with your sewing machine; Small Wonders VIII sample gallery; Goddess on repurposing and recycling. On the cover: Detail from Kathy York's "Fauna" quilt

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  • Quilting Arts Magazine February/March 2007

    Theme-based work; Tim Gunn makes Wearables Work for You; designer labels; machine needle felting; Clear Vision: Part II; pricing your art; textural surfaces; The role of tradition in quiltmaking; MetroTextural; More results from our Abstract Art Quilt Reader Challenge; Goddess on knitting. On the Cover: "Two Sunflowers" by Lucie Summers

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  • Quilting Arts Winter 2006

    Art Design Primer: Color and Value; Xpandaprint; Artist Profile: Deidre Adams;create transparent quilt art; Frayed Edges group; water-soluble stabilizers; creating translucency; The making of an art quilt; creative coffee cuffs; magical card case; results from our Abstract Art Quilt Reader Challenge; Goddess on "Project Runway."

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  • Quilting Arts Fall 2006

    Art Design Primer: Unity and Focal Point; Embellishing with Attitude; MajorMinors II South African Fibreworks Exhibition; Artist Profile: Karen Stiehl Osborn; Embellished Stitches & Exotic Threads; Interview with South African Artist: Rosalie Dace; Art Quilts at the Sedgwick; The Art of Journal Quilting; 2007 Calendar Contest Judges' Choice; stitch sampler; From Crafty Silk Flowers to Sheer Sensation; Goddess on quilt design. On the cover: Detail of "Garden Dreams" by Mai-Britt Axelson

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  • Quilting Arts Summer 2006

    Twisted Insertion Stitches; sun prints; The Art of Abstraction: Part II; Artist Profile: Linda and Laura Kemshall; Quilting with Hand-dyed and Discharged Cloth; Deconstructed Screenprinting; Journal quilter Jeanne Williamson; More Results from our "Creative Self-portrait Challenge"; working with vanishing muslin; Men of Biblical Portion; Goddess on left-handedness and quilting.

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