In this issue of Quilting Arts, we gathered a wide variety of techniques and encourage you to experiment along with our expert contributors as you explore things like the hot new trend, Pixel Portraits, machine quilting circles and curves with Susan Brubaker Knapp, making cyanotype prints with Sue Reno, and more!
"Yay Snow!" by Barb Ingersoll, Raleigh, North Carolina--From the 'Face Time' Reader Challenge
Sun printing fabric sample by Lisa Chin
"Valentina" by Els Vereycken, Hasselt, Belgium--from the 'Face Time' Reader Challenge
You’ll love this magazine if:
You love making works of art with fabric and fibers
You’ve been following Lynn Krawczyk’s ‘Skill Building for Surface Designers’ series–this issue, explore screen printing
You are ready to jump on board the hot trends in portrait quilts
"Little Gary II" by Mirela Samson of Kennewick, Washington--from the 'Face Time' Reader Challenge. Mirela's quilt "Little Gary" was featured on the cover of the February/March 2016 issue!
"Japanese Anemone" (40" x 46") by Sue Reno--Sue using cyanotype printing in her quilt.
Also in this issue:
Learn how to create quick and easy pattern blocks using hot glue with guidance from Julie B. Booth
Enjoy a gallery of beautiful quilts from Studio Art Quilt Associates
See the results from the “Face Time” Reader Challenge
Explore thread painting with Lea McComas
Learn to create in-depth texture with multiple layers of paint with Lisa Chin
"The Dreamer" by Maria Stoller, Zurich, Switzerland--from the 'Face Time' Reader Challenge
Reverse of "The Dreamer" by Maria Stoller (Zurich, Switzerland)--Maria created a thread painted label for the back of her quilt with her image and name. What a beautiful detail!
Reverse of "The Dreamer" by Maria Stoller (Zurich, Switzerland)--Maria created a thread painted label for the back of her quilt with her image and name. (We placed a piece of colored paper behind the thread painted label.)
Circles and Curves stitch sampler by Susan Brubaker Knapp
Screen printed fabric by Lynn Krawczyk showing a shaded Thermofax technique
Screen printed fabric by Lynn Krawczyk showing a broken Thermofax technique