Quilting Arts Holiday 2014-15: Handmade gifts and home decor

Discover Quilting Arts Holiday, a supersized special issue packed with 35 projects perfect for the holiday season and beyond! Whether you're searching for a thoughtful gift to make for a friend or festive ideas for home décor, this magazine will provide loads of inspiration for years to come.

Inside you'll find pages filled with colorful decorations, charming greeting cards, fabulous fabric jewelry, and gifts for everyone on your list. Create a unique table runner in pastel shades made from fabric scraps and clotheslines, make a fabric checkers game to give to a friend, hold your coins inside a stylish pleated purse, and so much more!

Whether you're looking for ideas to decorate your home for the season, or are searching for personal and meaningful gifts to make, Quilting Arts Holiday will inspire your designs!





Fused Applique Journal Cover
Tierney Barden

Wool Applique Needle Case
Catherine Redford

Gingerbread House Pincushion
Lori J. Miller

Bubble Flower Scissor Fob
Julie Creus

Doggie Treat Bag
Normajean Brevik

Fabric Checkerboard
Lynn Krawczyk

Handbound Fabric Journal with Zip Pouch
Liz Kettle



Village Houses
Jacquelyn deRuyter

Love Pillow
Carrie Bloomston

Jester Baskets
Candy Glendening

Holiday Snowflake Banner
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Beaded Fruit
Natalya Aikens

Hanukkah Gift Bags
Lisa Chin

Coiled Table Runner
Catherine Redford

Snowflake Coasters
Candy Glendening

Beaded Snowflake Pictures
(photo below)

Lyric Montgomery Kinard





Coat Ornaments
Kathy Kerstetter

Retro-Inspired Ornaments
Candy Glendening

Fabric Collage Art Cards
Liz Kettle

Benny Bacon + Eva the Ova Ornaments
Lily Gonzales-Creed

Holiday Postcards
Linda McLaughlin

Felt Owl Ornaments
Kathryn Morrison

Rusty Key Card
Susan Tilsley Manley



Woodblock Scarves
Liz Kettle

Quick Cuffs
Susan Brubaker Knapp

Mixed-Media Necklace
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Felted Bracelet
Angela Maves



My Favorite Jeans Purse
Claude Larson

Inside-Out Card Holder
Sarah Ann Smith

Pleated Coin Purse
Mary Claire Goodwin

Inside-Out Bag
Sarah Ann Smith

Knitting Needle Case
Rosemarie DeBoer

Pinwheel Gift Pockets
Julie Creus

Gather Your Sew-plies Project Bag
Melanie Testa

Mixed-Media Zipper Bag
Rebekah Meier



Editor's Note

Things We Love
Gift ideas for quilters and crafters

Easy mixed-media necklaces, beaded snowflake stencils, and a charming coin purse

A Few Good Reads
Our favorite crafting titles this season

Favorite Holiday Recipes
From our contributing artists

Marketplace + Classifieds

Ad Index

Project Index


Check past issues of
Quilting Arts Gifts






Hanukkah Gift Bags
Lisa Chin

Rusty Key Card
Susan Tilsley Manley

Benny Bacon + Eva the Ova Ornaments
Lily Gonzales-Creed


Woodblock Scarves
Liz Kettle


Download the Hanukkah stencil template for Lisa Chin's Hanukkah Gift Bags.





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