Quilting Arts Magazine, February/March 2015



“Silk and Buttons” by Siri Hauge Opdal from the “Favorite Things” Reader Challenge


View more artwork by Natalya Aikens, Jane Davila, Jane LaFazio, and Karen Ponischil, plus an additional submission from the “Favorite Things” Reader Challenge.

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts.

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts Reader Challenge.


Gallery: What’s For Dinner
Quilts from the Dinner at Eight Artists

In The Spotlight: Ellen November

Artist Q&A: Luke Haynes
Jane Davila

Artist Profile: Judith Larzelere
Martha Sielman

Things We Love
Results from the ‘Favorite Things’ Reader Challenge

Screened fabric by Sue Bleiweiss




Editor’s Note

It’s Your Turn

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Unbound: Thoughts on Making
Jane Dunnewold
Exploring creative stumbling blocks and engaging the rebel artist

Reader Challenge Announcement:
Birds of a Feather

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

The Last Word
Lesley Riley

Silk scarf by Marlene Glickman


Inspired to Stitch
Jane LaFazio
How the humble pokeweed plant became inspiration for a quilt

Out of the Toolbox
Sue Bleiweiss
Make your own silk screens

Stitch by Stitch
Jane Davila
An in-depth look at the seed stitch

Designing with Texture
Ana Buzzalino
Create customized rubbing plates

Free Yourself from Perfection
Karen Ponischil
Tips to improve your machine quilting

Screen Printing with Shaving Cream
Marlene Glickman






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.