Tag: Dyeing Fabric

Quilting Arts Magazine August/September 2017

Parks to sandy beaches at the seashore, we all enjoy a vacation now and then. Whether this year’s trip is a “staycation” or sent you across the ocean, this issue of Quilting Arts is for you. Think about your travels as the source of inspiration for your artwork as you learn about new surface design…

Camp Quilting Arts: Dyeing Fabric Outside

This past weekend we dropped my youngest son off at camp for his last year as a camper. As you can imagine, this was a bittersweet moment. While we celebrate his anticipation of spending six glorious weeks in the Connecticut wilderness, we’re sad to think he’s growing up and next year will have a much…

Camp Quilting Arts: Prepping for Play

Remember those long days of summer camp spent making sand candles, crafting plastic lanyards, and gathering ‘round the campfire with the other cool kids?  I sure do. As the temperature rises, summer camp season is in full swing. This year, I’ve made a commitment to my local art quilt group: we’re going to revisit those…

Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2017

The long days of summer offer the perfect opportunity to explore new possibilities and techniques with fabric and thread. And you don’t need to leave your own studio—why not schedule a “staycation” and try something new? The June/July 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine provides loads of inspiration from top fiber artists for you to explore…

Fabrics dyed using the flat dyeing technique.

How to Dye Fabric in the Great Outdoors

As the weather turns warm and flowers start to blossom, I begin to hear the siren call of the great outdoors. In my world, this is the perfect time of year not only to be inspired by nature but to take my projects outside.  I want to be out there to hear the birds chirping…

Quilting Arts Magazine April/May 2017

Springtime is the perfect season to explore inspirational and creative possibilities in fabric and thread. The April/May 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine brings loads of inspiration from amazing fiber artists. Learn about unique embellishment techniques from Heidi Lund, fabric collage with Connie Fahrion, felting on quilts, thread sketching realistic feathers, and so much more.…

Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017

  Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love hand stitching, meet contemporary art quilter Susan Lenz whose approach to fiber is fresh and innovative. In addition, we’ve included a pattern for a little “Etui”…

Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2016

Get ready for summer with the latest issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.  This issue has inspiring galleries, group quilts, dozens of techniques,  and artist features sure to stimulate your creativity. Rediscover handwork and embroidery  with Laura Wasilowski. She shows you how to take small vignettes of everyday life and hand stitch without a pattern. Wendy…

More artwork from Susan Purney Mark

Susan’s article, “Ice Dyeing + Shibori Folding” appears in the June/July 2016 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. Susan shared so many of her beautiful, hand-crafted fabrics that we ran out of room! Here are more examples of her stunning work with fabric and dye. Other topics you may enjoy:Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017Quilting Arts…

Quilting Arts Magazine, February/March 2016

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! You’ll love this magazine…