Thursday February 27th 2014

‘Art Quilts’ Archives

Fantastic Fibers 2014

Fantastic Fibers 2014

Fantastic Fibers 2014 is an international competitive fiber art exhibition hosted by the The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah, Kentucky, April 5-May 24, 2014. It’s a showcase of a wide range of outstanding works related to the fiber medium. All forms of fiber art are welcome. [Read More]

Fallert-Gentry Exhibit: Breathtaking!

Fallert-Gentry Exhibit: Breathtaking!

A breathtaking new exhibit is showing at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky from December 6, 2013 through March 11, 2014. “Thirty Quilts for Thirty Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry” is an exhibit of new work from internationally recognized fine art quilter [Read More]

Roses Quilt Pattern – Free! – and Video by Cathy Wiggins

Roses Quilt Pattern – Free! – and Video by Cathy Wiggins

Cathy Wiggins, an award-winner at AQS QuiltWeek® 2011 in Paducah, used her Fabric Paint by Number technique to create this Roses 44” x 44” quilt. Gorgeous shading is achieved with subtle fabric variations. Using fusible web and a fine-tip marker, you’ll simply [Read More]

Huge Win for Quilting Art!

Huge Win for Quilting Art!

In a tremendous “win” for the art of quilting, Ann Loveless took ArtPrize 2013’s $200,000 first-place popular-vote prize. ArtPrize, which lasts 19 days and covers three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, is the city’s fifth annual art competition. [Read More]

Show and Tell!

Show and Tell!

MyQuiltPlace is a GREAT place for Show and Tell! Any time you go to www.MyQuiltPlace.com, the home screen includes a slideshow of photos (look toward the left of the page).  When ANY MyQuiltPlace member uploads a photo to her/his MyQuiltPlace individual page, it is [Read More]

Tah-da!

Tah-da!

“Small” did not mean “instantaneous”, but it still didn’t take me long to finish quilting after I posted my progress last week. “Small” did turn out to be liberating, though. Experimenting with new techniques is not very scary when [Read More]

Strata: Week 2

Strata: Week 2

Did you think I’d have my strata quilt finished in a week? I did too. But as the expression goes, “Close, but no cigar.” It became quickly apparent that my fall landscape idea was not going to work as I expected. The sky was all wrong. Ditto the green [Read More]

Starting a strata

Starting a strata

This weekend I am treating myself to some studio time. As a fellow quilt lifer, you know what a treat that really is! I have been totally inspired to make my own strata art quilt, using the ideas Heidi Zielinski shared in the October TQL. I love the idea of working [Read More]

The National Quilt Museum Releases 2013 Collection Book, Supports Libby Lehman Medical Fund

The National Quilt Museum Releases 2013 Collection Book, Supports Libby Lehman Medical Fund

On September 13, 2013 The National Quilt Museum released the new edition of their collection book. The Collection of The National Quilt Museum is updated every 3-5 years. The new book includes quilts that have been added to the collection since the last publication and [Read More]

Vickie Smith’s Caring Hands

Vickie Smith’s Caring Hands

Quilters, look at your hands. They are hands that stitch and hands that love. They are hands that not only sew, but through your hands you express yourself, and very often give to others. This week, our MyQuiltPlace spotlight is shining on someone who does all that and [Read More]

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