Quilting Arts Magazine, April/May 2014







“Wishful Thinking” by Deborah Hyde


View more artwork by Melissa Averinos, Deborah Hyde, and Pauline Salzman.

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Artist Profile: Deborah Hyde
Jane Dávila

In the Spotlight
Cindy Hickok

Q&A with Ann Johnston
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Gallery: SAQA Exhibit, Text Messages
Introduction by Georgianne Kandler

In the Spotlight
Sandra Bruce

‘Fly Your Flag’
Results from the Prayer Flags Reader Challenge

Thread portrait by Melissa Averinos





Editor’s Note

It’s Your Turn

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Reader Challenge Announcement:
Opposites Attract

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow

“Alice” by Pauline Salzman



Simple Portraits in Thread
Melissa Averinos
Using your sewing machine as a drawing tool

Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Textile Artists
Sharon Hendry
From sketch to stitch, from head to toe

Nurturing Your Creative Self
Lynn Krawczyk
Embracing mistakes

Portrait Quilts Made Easy
Pauline Salzman

Die-Cut Trapunto
Ebony Love

Thread Sketching for Beginners
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Yes, you can!



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Quilting Arts Magazine, Quilting for Beginners, 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.