Quilting Arts Magazine, August/Sept. 2014






“Kids in the Park” by Terry Aske from the “Art in the Park” Reader Challenge


View more artwork by Constance Grayson, Mary Ruzich, Melanie Testa, and Susan Brubaker Knapp

Check out the latest Call for Entries listing from around the world.

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts.

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts reader challenge.


In the Spotlight: Iowa Art Quilters
Ann Igoe

Gallery: Local Color
Introduction by Kate Themel
Art quilts from New England

Results from the ‘Art in the Park’ Reader Challenge

Digital printed and embellished leaf
by Barbara Schneider





Editor’s Note

Letters from Our Readers

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Reader Challenge Announcement:
Favorite Things

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow

“Ode to a Sponge Brush”
by Lynn Krawczyk



Leaves, Light, Shadow
Barbara Schneider
Create fiber art sculpture with digital printing

Suminagashi Marbling on Fabric
Cheryl Sleboda

Abstracting the Essence
Constance Grayson
Create abstract flowers with fabric collage

Nurturing Your Creative Self
Lynn Krawczyk
Translating inspiration to artwork

Faux Snow Dyeing
Candy Glendening

Thread Sketching for Beginners
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Your top 10 questions answered

Thread Dyeing 101
Carol Soderlund & Melanie Testa
Two approaches

Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Textile Artists
Melanie Testa
Stitch journaling

Custom Lettering on Cloth
Mary Ruzich




Art Quilt, Quilting Arts Magazine, Quilting for Beginners, Reader Challenges
Kristine Lundblad

About Kristine Lundblad

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