Quilting Arts Magazine, June/July 2013






“Doorkeepers” journal by Rita Summers


View more artwork by Jane LaFazio, Esterita Austin, the Stunt Quilters, and Rita Summers.

See more quilts from our ‘Map It Out’ reader challenge.

See a quilt by Margot Lovinger from ‘Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits.’

See a close-up of the detailed label from ‘The Jennings Homestead’ quilt.

Read Jane Dávila’s ‘Street Smart’ Internet Safety Tips.

Check out the latest digital media products from Quilting Arts.

Learn about the newest Quilting Arts reader challenge.


Journal art by Jane LaFazio


Editor’s Note

Letters from Readers

Call for Submissions

About Our Contributors

Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Textile Artists
Jamie Fingal

Replenishing Your Creative Well:
Fiber Art Groups
Lynn Krawczyk
Stunt Quilters

Minding Your Business
Jane Dávila
Effective Social Skills

Reader Challenge Announcement:

Media We Like


Classifieds and Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
Robbi Joy Eklow





In The Spotlight
Rita Summers


Artist Q & A: Eileen Williams
Kristine Lundblad

Results from the ‘Map It Out’ Reader Challenge

In The Spotlight: ‘The Jennings Homestead’ Quilt
Suzanne Mouton Riggio

Creating Realistic Portraits
Inspiring works from ‘Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits’
Martha Sielman




From Stencils to Stitch
Jane LaFazio

Sand Painting
Mickey Lawler

Confetti Dyeing
Carol R. Eaton

Fresh Plus
Kathy York
Making hand-dyed motifs

Intuitive Hand Stitching
Rita Summers

Sheer Organza Monoprints
Esterita Austin


“Moon Rising” by Mickey Lawler

Other topics you may enjoy:


Art Quilt, 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.