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Quilting Arts Magazine October/November 2017

Creative expression with paint, print, and stitch is what art quilting is all about! Learn the techniques of machine quilting, improv piecing, and fabric surface design from the masters, then make your own statement quilt inspired by the galleries, profiles, and artistry of the quilts in this issue. And while you are at it, don’t…

Fiber Art That Takes a Stand

“May you live in interesting times.” – An old Chinese curse What is it about making art and taking a stand that goes hand in hand? Lately, we’ve been seeing a resurgence of social awareness, personal politics, and activism in the fiber arts. Controversial topics in art are nothing new: from the depictions of the…

Quilting Arts Magazine August/September 2017

Parks to sandy beaches at the seashore, we all enjoy a vacation now and then. Whether this year’s trip is a “staycation” or sent you across the ocean, this issue of Quilting Arts is for you. Think about your travels as the source of inspiration for your artwork as you learn about new surface design…

Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2017

The long days of summer offer the perfect opportunity to explore new possibilities and techniques with fabric and thread. And you don’t need to leave your own studio—why not schedule a “staycation” and try something new? The June/July 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine provides loads of inspiration from top fiber artists for you to explore…

Quilting Arts Magazine April/May 2017

Springtime is the perfect season to explore inspirational and creative possibilities in fabric and thread. The April/May 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine brings loads of inspiration from amazing fiber artists. Learn about unique embellishment techniques from Heidi Lund, fabric collage with Connie Fahrion, felting on quilts, thread sketching realistic feathers, and so much more.…

Quilting Arts Magazine February/March 2017

Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the February/March 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. If you love embellishment, fiber collage, and mixed-media techniques, this magazine is for you. Find how artist Ana Buzzalino uses metal foil (often reserved for painters and decorative arts) on fabric. For those who…

Announcing ‘Language of Flowers’ Reader Challenge finalists!

In the October/November issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Language of Flowers” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt is a beautiful testament to the world of flora. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the finalists of this challenge: Julie Wells, “My Sunshine”…

Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017

  Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love hand stitching, meet contemporary art quilter Susan Lenz whose approach to fiber is fresh and innovative. In addition, we’ve included a pattern for a little “Etui”…

Quilting Arts Magazine, October/November 2016

Make time to explore dozens of innovative and creative possibilities found in the 2016 October/November issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love machine quilting and want to improve their skills, learn about stitching organic backgrounds and creating beautiful feathers.   Have you tried painting on fabric? Learn two techniques: spontaneous fabric painting and…

Announcing ‘Who Do You Love?’ Reader Challenge finalists!

In the August/September issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Who Do You Love?” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt was a homage to someone who makes the heart beat faster. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the finalists of this challenge: Beth…