Quilting Arts Magazine is published six times a year. Whether you consider yourself a contemporary quilter, fiber artist, art quilter, embellished quilter, or wearable art artist, Quilting Arts strives to meet your creative needs. Get Quilting Arts Magazine digital magazine subscription today for exceptional how-to articles, profiles artists, features guest teachers, and explores contemporary textile works, surface design, embellishments, and motifs.
editor’s note • IF NATURE IS YOUR MUSE, THEN CONSIDER YOURSELF FORTUNATE AND PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED.
Quilting Arts Magazine
about our contributors
COMPOSE A QUILT On the Go • Your device is a creative tool
it’s your turn
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?
Survey Time: Share your thoughts • Nature is so inspiring and this issue brings that to light! How are you inspired by nature?
FANTASTIC faces • Create whimsical mosaic portrait quilts
Needles, Beetles, and Beads • Embellishing with entomological specimens
Beading Patterns • In “Sacred Scarab,” I used four beading patterns to create the fringe.
Make a Wooden Branch Hanger • Even if bugs make you squirm, you may want to incorporate Karen’s branch hanger into one of your quilts. Start with a completed quilt, with the binding machine sewn to the front but NOT YET sewn to the back.
Karen Fricke • Rockville, Maryland
Thorns & Spikes • A gallery of work by 4 Common Corners
artist profile Sue King • LANCASTER, OHIO
Artful SCREEN PRINTING • Making your own screens is easier than you think
MONOPRINTING LAYERS WITH STENCILS & MASKS
Primal Forces: EARTH • A Studio Art Quilt Associates Global Exhibition
STORY fragments • Feature forgotten faces from the past in your work
Tips for Mounting
Book Cloth as Mixed Media
WANTED: You and Your Work • Submit today and become part of the Quilting Arts family
Quilting Art MAGAZINE