Quilting Arts Magazine, October/November 2015

Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the October/November issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. Be inspired by more than 35 fresh art quilts, explore 11 techniques for surface design, embroidery, and piecing, and browse through page after page of gorgeous artwork.

For those who love hand stitching, learn about the French knot and how it is used in contemporary art quilts to create texture, dimension, and a pop of color. Have you tried ice dyeing? Take your technique a step further by adding resists before you dye. And don’t miss tips throughout the magazine on adding sparkle with foil, embellishments with beads, and finding use for your hand printed scraps.

You’ll love this issue if:

  • You want to explore how to jumpstart abstract art quilts by using photographs
  • You are looking for a variety of dyeing and fabric painting techniques to try
  • You crave creativity and unique approaches to fiber art
  • Be inspired by the artistic rendering of fall foliage featured in the ‘Autumn Leaves’ Reader Challenge
  • Create artwork in your own distinctive style with the encouragement of Jane Dunnewold
  • Participate in our latest Reader Challenge, ‘Going Places’ that will feature quilts inspired by the transitions of Spring–for more information, click here
  • Embrace new technologies alongside artist Jamie Fingal

Artists featured in this issue:

  • Cheryl Sleboda
  • Pat Pauly
  • Susan Brubaker Knapp
  • Desiree Habicht
  • Susan Purney Mark
  • And many more

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Quilting Arts Magazine
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.