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This issue of Quilting Arts will inspire your art and your gift-giving. 

Enjoy articles from top quilt artists about their techniques and projects, including turning photographs into beautiful quilts with a portable project that can travel with you from Wen Redmond, transforming your sketches into embroidery designs from Susan Brubaker Knapp, and printing techniques from Susan White.

Also learn how top fiber artists maintain, share, and nurture their creativity by Lynn Krawczyk, delve into sculptural fiber art with Roxane Lessa, and explore handmade treasures in the "Artful Gifting" section from fiber artists Valerie Komkov Hill, Natalya Aikens, Cheryl Sleboda, and Jan Girod and Kristin Rodriquez.

Beautiful and meaningful quilts from Healing Quilts in Medicine are featured along with a gallery of quilts from the ‘Changing Seasons' Reader Challenge made by readers like you.

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