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  • "Beyond Boundaries" by Connie Rose

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE “Beyond Boundaries” • 20 1/2" x 18 1/2" In her article, “Abstract Digital Imagery,” on page 42 of the October/November...
  • “Coin of the Realm” by Connie Rose

    “Coin of the Realm” • 10" x 10" Connie Rose describes how she uses her surface designed fabrics to make improvisational collages in “Let the Fabric Speak for Itself,” on page 54 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting...
  • “Departure” by Connie Rose

    “Departure” • 10" x 10" In her article, “Abstract Digital Imagery,” on page 42 of the October/November 2010 issue of Quilting Arts , Connie Rose shares the simple techniques she uses to achieve stunning digital effects...
  • “Escapelands #1” by Laura Wasilowski

    “Escapelands #1” • 14" x 14" Hand-dyed and batik fabrics, hand-dyed thread, interfacing, batting In her article, “Small Circular Quilts: Colorful fused designs with quick wrapped edges,” on p. 82 of the June/July...
  • “Harvest Moon” by Connie Rose

    “Harvest Moon” • 10" x 10" Connie Rose describes how she uses her surface designed fabrics to make improvisational collages in “Let the Fabric Speak for Itself,” on page 54 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting...
  • “Million to One” by Susan Carlson

    “Million to One” • 52" x 30" Photo by Dennis Griggs Susan Carlson outlined two different approaches to quilt construction in “Freeform Fabric Collage,” on page 32 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting Arts .
  • “Rippling Water” by Diane Marie Chaudiere

    “Rippling Water” • 12" x 9" (detail below) In the Artist Profile on page 40 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting Arts , Diane Marie Chaudiere discusses her fondness for nature-inspired quilts, as well as abstract compositions...
  • “Waiting for the Tide” by Diane Marie Chaudiere

    “Waiting for the Tide” • 19" x 24" x 1" “The intertidal zone is a sliver of the world that gives us a brief glimpse of what is hidden below our oceans’ surfaces. Beachcombers anxiously wait for the tide to go...
  • Another quilt by profiled artist Cathy Kleeman

    “Let Me Out,” 2009 • 22" x 30" “I seldom name my work until after it's complete. My intent as I was making this piece was to see how the thread color affects the underlying fabric color and to use the window shapes...
  • Fabric Altered Books by Lesley Riley

    Pokey Bolton used a Thermofax® machine to create screens of her beloved pets in “Pet-ty Journal Portraits,” on page 68 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting Arts This articles from a past issues will teach you how to achieve similar...
  • Fabric Stash Book

    A swatch journal is a fabulous tool for anyone who sews or has a lot of fabric! It serves as a portable record of your stash, so that as you shop for, yes, more fabric, you'll be able to coordinate colors, avoid duplication, and remember how much...
  • Fine Embellishment Techniques from Quilting Arts: 5 Innovative Ways to Embellish Your Fiber Art

    In this free eBook you’ll find a myriad of embellishment techniques and styles from today’s top art quilters who aren’t afraid to pile it on. Lucky Shie shows us how to prepare a painted and journaled quilt sandwich that’s sturdy...
  • Free Project: Velvet Wrap

    Bonus Web Project: Velvet Wrap by Tricia Waddell This luxurious velvet wrap features cape-like construction for ample draping. Add decorative zigzag topstitching on top of metallic yarn or embroidery thread plus beaded ends on the front corners for a...
  • Free Project: Waterfall Scarf

    Douppioni silk gets a creative texture treatment in this simple scarf featuring shirred and ruffled edges. The shirring is made by gathering the scarf both vertically and horizontally, allowing you to sculpt the ends in unique ways. Designed by Tricia...
  • Hidden Stone by Jean Wells

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 “Hidden Stone” • 45" x 83" • “This piece consists of several smaller quilts stitched to a main quilt using the portrait technique, which enabled...
  • In the Spotlight: Susan Brooks

  • Jackie Cardy’s retro-inspired stitch samplers

    Inspired by the vase paintings of the ancient world; Celtic design; the jewelry, mosaics, and enamels of the Byzantine world; and the works of artist Gustav Klimt, Jackie Cardy has created samplers, purses, and brooches from dyed silk velvet, fibers,...
  • Jackie Cardy’s retro-inspired stitch samplers

    Inspired by the vase paintings of the ancient world; Celtic design; the jewelry, mosaics, and enamels of the Byzantine world; and the works of artist Gustav Klimt, Jackie Cardy has created samplers, purses, and brooches from dyed silk velvet, fibers,...
  • Jackie Cardy’s retro-inspired stitch samplers

    Inspired by the vase paintings of the ancient world; Celtic design; the jewelry, mosaics, and enamels of the Byzantine world; and the works of artist Gustav Klimt, Jackie Cardy has created samplers, purses, and brooches from dyed silk velvet, fibers,...
  • Jill's Paper patchwork collage

  • Lyric Kinard's Fabric & Pokey's Online Thermofax Tutorial

    Lyric Kinard uses Thermofax® screens to transform her unsuccessful hand-dyed fabrics into works of art in her article, “From Disappointment to Diva,” on page 28 of the February/March 2010 issue of Quilting Arts . Are you new to Thermofax...
  • Metal as a Surface Embellishment by Mary Hettmansperger

    In the first installment of her new column, Metal as a Surface Embellishment, on page 58 of the August/September 2010 issue of Quilting Arts , Mary Hettmansperger offers various ways of manipulating and incorporating copper foil into your art quilts....
  • Resources for Japanese Fabrics

    In Quilting Arts December 2009/January 2010 issue , Vivika Hansen DeNegre used antique Japanese fabrics to make the lovely scarves shown on pages 66 and 69. Want to make one of your own? Here are a few great resources for buying Japanese fabrics online...
  • Silk Fabric Guide

    Use this handy guide for choosing the best silk fabric for your sewing projects. Includes fabric name, characteristics, and suggested use for everything from charmeuse to velvet.
  • Stencil Stampede by Carla Peery

    Pokey Bolton used a Thermofax® machine to create screens of her beloved pets in “Pet-ty Journal Portraits,” on page 68 of the April/May 2010 issue of Quilting Arts This article from a past issue will teach you how to achieve similar imagery...
  • Sue Cavanaugh's "Ori-Kume #5"

    On page 22 of Quilting Arts December 2009/January 2010 issue , we showed a close-up of one of Sue Cavanaugh’s shibori-dyed quilts. Here is a view of the entire piece. To learn how Sue achieves these patterns and coloring, read her full article in...
  • Table runner by Vivika Hansen DeNegre

    Vivika Hansen DeNegre showed how to create a contemporary table runner in her article on page 64 of International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene Winter 2010/2011 . Here is another one of her table runners displaying different fabrics.
  • Table runner by Vivika Hansen DeNegre

    Vivika Hansen DeNegre showed how to create a contemporary table runner in her article on page 64 of International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene Winter 2010/2011 . Here is another one of her table runners displaying different fabrics.
  • Video Tutorial: Flat-Fell Seams

    Flat-fell seams are perfect for protecting the raw edges of silk fabrics from abrasion. Here, Katrina Walker, the author of the article Sewing With Silk (Stitch, Fall 2010), shows how to sew these simple seams in this step-by-step video tutorial.
  • Vita Marie Lovett: Rustic Barn Elements

    “Hidden Hinge” • 18" x 20" In her Spotlight on page 84 of the February/March 2010 issue of Quilting Arts , Vita Marie Lovett described how she captures the beauty of rustic old barn elements in her quilts. Here is another one...
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