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THE MOTH SERIES
TEXTILE PAINT 101
Lynn’s favorite paints
PICK A CARD, ANY CARD! • Add a playful twist to your palette
TAKE IT Further • Hand calligraphy cheesecloth skins
studio style • Looking for a good read? Add these books to your quilting library
BIT BY BIT • Artful scrap quilting
Scrap Art Tips • The fabric artists had the following tips for sorting, storing, and using fabric scraps:
LIVING PLANET: Wind • Quilts from Viewpoints 9
Video Making for Art-repreneurs • Creating video is one of the quickest ways to gain recognition and followers for your art business and has a low barrier of entry for someone just starting out.
ART YOUR HEAR • at QUILTING ARTS, we celebrate contemporary art quilting, surface design, mixed media, fiber art trends, and more. We are always looking for new techniques, innovative processes, and creative approaches to the art of quilting. We’d love to hear from you!
Scavenger Hunt Quilt • An improv ‘Instruction Art’ project
Playing with Paintbrushes • a large deconstructed paintbrush becomes a whimsical conversation piece when the bristles are replaced with a variety of stitched and painted feathers. Hang it from a ribbon and let it dangle in the breeze. It’s just about impossible not to give it a little shake when passing by!
OUR INSECT FRIENDS • RESULTS FROM THE ‘FLUTTERING BY’ READER CHALLENGE
SILVER LINING • INTRODUCING OUR NEW READER CHALLENGE
Taking Art Panels That Next Step
the last word. • WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT CREATIVITY, ‘SCHEDULING’ IS PROBABLY NOT THE FIRST THOUGHT IN YOUR MIND.