Holiday 2007-2008



Editor’s Note

About Our Contributors

Quilters’ Wish List


Ad Index




Wrapped in Luxury
Jane Dávila
Present a fun holiday centerpiece  

Jolly Old Elf Stocking
Beryl Taylor
Mixed-media elements add sparkle and shine           

Holiday Open House Advent Calendar
Judy Coates Perez
Create a colorful countdown to Christmas 

Towers of Snowflakes
Helen Cowans
Fashion a sparkling mantel decoration  

A Fiesta of Ornaments
Judy Coates Perez
Mix metal, paint, stitch, and whimsy 

Celebrate Home
Tracie Lyn Huskamp
  Design a mixed-media sampler

A Festive Setting
Jane Dávila
Arrange a lively holiday table with handmade linens 

A Moveable Fête
Dale Rollerson
Create a colorful garland for any occasion










The Art of Giving
Elin Waterston
Personalize your charitable donation with an art postcard

Easy & Elegant Quilted Bag
Laura and Linda Kemshall
Turn decorative fabric scraps from your stash into a beautiful carry-all

Winter Journal Covers
Lucie Summers
Paint and stitch special covers for special books

Quick Coasters
Julie Hirota
Make sophisticated fiber tile coasters in a day

English Country Garden
Janet Crowther
Make needle-felted & stitched floral shoulder bags

Holiday Cheer Wine Bag
Brenda Seaholm Wampler
Present your hostess gift with flair

Present Pouches
Maggie Grey
Stitch lacy trifles for gift giving

Tea-licious Gifts
Sue Bleiweiss
Serve up three-dimensional artistry

Lacy & Luxurious Fabric Cones
Ruth Rae
Create romantic cones to fill and share


Wrapped in Luxury
Page 16



Advent Calendar
Page 28


Winter Journal Covers
Page 36




Quick Coasters
Page 48


It is with great pride and joy we present to you our newest addition to the Quilting Arts Family, our very first special issue –Quilting Arts Gifts™.  In this unique edition of Quilting Arts Magazine® you’ll find an abundance of gift-giving ideas (17 if you are counting) that will keep you creating throughout the holiday season and beyond.


Quilting Arts Holiday