Quilting Arts October/November 2010



Download a design from Susan Brubaker Knapp.

View more artwork by Shelley Brenner Baird, Kathy Barinholtz, Mary Buchanan, and Connie Rose.

See an additional piece by Kathy Kerstetter and learn more about how she creates her mini hand-stitched artworks.

Check out tools used by Mary Hettmansperger.

Chat about the business of art quilting in our Minding Your Own Business forum.

Find the guildelines for the 2012 Quilting Arts Calendar Contest.


Susan Brubaker Knapp



Thread Sketching 101
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Lesson 5: Focus on pattern

The Transfer Dyeing
Kathy Barinholtz
Create uniquely patterned fabrics from repurposed men's attire

Transforming Discards into Art
Leslie Tucker Jenison
Surface design and mixed media with shredded paper

Resists from the Kitchen
Lisa Kerpoe
Ingredient 1: Oatmeal

Abstract Ditial Imagery 
Connie Rose
An easy approach to creating one-of-a-kind fabrics

Making "Boro Bobbles"
Victoria Gertenbach
A fun, fanciful use ofr your scraps

Everything Old is New Again
Mary Vaneecke
Inspirations for contemporary quilt design in antique imagery

Needle-Felted Fabrics from Scratch
Kathy Kerstetter
How to create a felted stash

Metal as a Surface Embellishment

Mary Hettmansperger
Part 2:  Wire


Artist Profile:  Shelley Brenner Baird 
Pippa Eccles

2011 Calendar Contest Judges' Choice

Beneath the Surface 
A gallery of inspiring art quilts

In the Spotlight: 
Mary T. Buchanan





Connie Rose


Editor's Note

Letters from Readers

Call for Entries

About Our Contributors

Book Reviews

Minding Your Business
Jane Dávila
Selling your art at fairs and festivals. 


Classifieds and
Ad Index

Goddess of the Last Minute
by Robbi Joy Eklow

Kathy Kerstetter

Victoria Gertenbach


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