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Quilting Basics: How to Hand Tie a Quilt

Learning how to hand tie a quilt is a skill every quilter should learn. Even though I don’t often use this quilting technique, it’s handy to have in the technique toolbox–especially for finishing small handmade quilts in a pinch. Oftentimes quilters will shy away from tying a quilt because it doesn’t wash as well as…

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Enter ‘Flower’ Reader Challenge now!

There’s still time to enter Quilting Arts Magazine’s “The Language of Flowers” Reader Challenge but act fast!–entries are due Nov. 13. Flowers mimic our own human lives … a seed is planted, it grows and blossoms, it becomes magnificent, and it, alas, withers and dies. Flowers also seem to have moods, preferences, and, certainly, language.…

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International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene 2016

Discover the eighth annual issue of International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene Magazine. This publication celebrates everything you love about today’s quilting scene. It features interviews with fiber artists, fun projects and quilts perfect for your home, and a dazzling gallery of quilts from the halls of the show. Get your copy of International Quilt Festival:…

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Quilting Arts Magazine, October/November 2016

Make time to explore dozens of innovative and creative possibilities found in the 2016 October/November issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love machine quilting and want to improve their skills, learn about stitching organic backgrounds and creating beautiful feathers.   Have you tried painting on fabric? Learn two techniques: spontaneous fabric painting and…

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Modern Patchwork Fall 2016

Modern quilters choose Modern Patchwork Magazine for its in-depth interviews, on-trend quilts and home décor projects, and beautiful photography. This issue has so much to offer: Learn about designer Nicole Daksiewicz of Modern Handcraft and how she created dozens of handmade ribbons for QuiltCon winners. Meet quilter and artist Tara Faughnan, then create a log…

Announcing ‘Who Do You Love?’ Reader Challenge finalists!

In the August/September issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Who Do You Love?” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt was a homage to someone who makes the heart beat faster. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the finalists of this challenge: Beth…

Thinking Outside the Bolt

A few years ago I had the wonderful opportunity to take a workshop with Cat (Catherine) Chow, a contemporary artist who uses unexpected materials to create amazing art-to-wear pieces. Imagine an evening gown made out 1,000 interwoven one-dollar bills, a coat made from plastic I.D. bracelets, and garments made from flat washers, dress snaps, or…

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Make It! Patchwork Summer 2016

Welcome summer with more that 25 designs that range from full-size quilts to gifts you can finish in an afternoon—the summer issue of Make it! Patchwork is sure to please. Order or instantly download your copy of the summer issue of Make it! Patchwork magazine today! In addition to four galleries of projects, read interesting and on-trend articles: Paper Piecing, Here’s…

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Create the Look of Old World Tiles with Fabric Painting

A couple of years ago we remodeled our kitchen, including a herringbone patterned tile backsplash.  That backsplash inspired me to make patchwork pillows in the same design. I thought of that recently when editing the October/November 2015 issue of Quilting Arts. In it, Desiree Habicht describes a fabric painting technique using acrylic ink, painted fusible,…