Quilting Arts June/July 2012

Our “Staycation” issue is full of fresh and innovative techniques, including creating hand-dyed fabric, surface design, and machine quilting. Enjoy inspiring work from our talented readers, an exhibit from the QUILTART group, and much more!

                               Lyric Kinard

ONLINE EXTRASSee more work by Martha Wolfe, Lynda Heines, Regina Dunn, Lyric Kinard, and Carol Ludington

See photos of Robin Ferrier’s outdoor studio and find a link to a video of Robin creating a quilt with her hand-dyed fabric

View additional results from our “From Sketch to Art Quilt” reader challenge

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts Reader Challenge


Artist Q & A
Marieke Steenhorst-Baas
With Kristine Lundblad

Results from the “From Sketch to Art Quilt” Reader Challenge

In the Spotlight
Martha Wolfe


Carol Ludington


Editor’s Note

Letters from Readers

Call for Entries

About Our Contributors

Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping
for Textile Artists

Diane Wright
Plus, make your own journal bowls

Replenishing Your Creative Well:
Fiber Art Groups
Lynn Krawczyk
Part 3: Windkracht 10

Out of the Toolbox
Maria Elkins
Batik resist mediums

Minding Your Business
Jane Dávila
Breaking through a creative block

Call for Submissions

Reader Challenge Announcement Staycation Postcard
Plus: bonus fabric give-away

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow





Lynda Heines


Finding Your Artist In Residence
Lyric Kinard
Finding your voice as an artist

Spin-Art Surface Design
Lynda Heines
Experiment with a carnival of color

Outdoor Flat Dyeing with Fabulous Results
Robin Ferrier
Hand-dye solid fabrics

Dye Your Own Ice Parfait
Carol Ludington
Ice cubes + dye = delicious fabrics

Two-sided Quilts
Barbara Shapel
Three techniques for making the back as interesting as the front

Fabulous Fabric Doodles
Regina Dunn
Zendoodle quilts, two ways

              Regina Dunn

Other topics you may enjoy:


Quilting Arts Magazine, Reader Challenges
Kristine Lundblad

About Kristine Lundblad

Kristine is Associate Editor of Quilting Arts Magazine, Modern Patchwork, QuiltCon magazine, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, Modern Patchwork Holiday and Quilting Arts TV.