Since its premier in 2001, Quilting Arts Magazine has been dedicated to promoting creative quilting by highlighting the amazing artistry achievable only with fabric and thread. The influence of Quilting Arts is enormous: novice art quilters to professionals will learn new techniques, explore trends, and take a deep dive into the fascinating stories behind the quilts.
Quilting Arts Magazine
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We love to hear from you, our readers. • What are you working on now? How has Quilting Arts inspired or educated you? What new techniques or influences are you exploring?
about our contributors
artist Q&A A conversation with Jill Kerttula • there are many reasons to admire an artist’s work. Sometimes it is because the subjects they choose relate to their audience; or maybe they have an uncanny ability to recreate a time of day with light and shadow or to capture an emotion in the turn of a subject’s head or blush of a cheek. Fine art—no matter the media—requires great skill and significant talent, often enhanced by years of experience and experimentation.
Layered Texture • Three methods to enhance quilts
YOUR HERE ART • Want to write for us? Submit your art to QUILTING ARTS!
artist profile • Carole Pollard Mantua, Ohio
JUST FOR FUN
Leaves MAKE YOUR OWN
EXPERIMENTS WITH Wool Felt &Batting
Fast Fusing • A MOSAIC TECHNIQUE
Look Back FORGE AHEAD • RESULTS FROM THE ‘HINDSIGHT IS 20/20’ READER CHALLENGE
COLOR TO THE RESCUE • INTRODUCING OUR NEW READER CHALLENGE
Sticks Stones • Add natural elements to a small quilt
Shifting Tides: Convergence in cloth • A SELECTION OF QUILTS FROM SEVEN SAQA PACIFIC REGIONS
CREATE A Fabric Stash Book
in the SPOTLIGHT Margaret Abramshe
Fine Finish • Add a professional edge to your art quilt
studio style • Add these items to your quilter’s tool kit, stash, or library
the last word.