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Celebrate the first 10 years of the groundbreaking Quilting Arts magazine with The Best of Quilting Arts, a collection of the best articles, projects, and techniques.
Pokey Bolton, founder of Quilting Arts magazine, has compiled the most popular articles that have inspired quilters and artists alike to move beyond the basics of art quilting and re-explore machine and hand stitching, fabric embellishment, surface design, and more. Inside you’ll find:
Quilt art techniques from fabric collage and appliqué to resist dyeing, stamping, and foiling.
Machine-stitching and thread-painting tips and tutorials from award-winning art quilters.
Ideas and advice for the professional quilt artist.
An array of binding and stitching techniques to make your art quilt stand out.
*Methods for making realistic representational art quilts, including portraits of pets and people.
Whether you're making your first art quilt or are a seasoned quilt artist eager to enhance your designs, you’ll find endless instruction and inspiration in The Best of Quilting Arts.
Pokey Bolton founded Quilting Arts Magazine and Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and is former editorial director of Interweave's Quilt and Paper Division. She is now Chief Creative Officer for Quilts Inc. Pokey is also the author of The Quilting Arts Book: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts and 1,000 Artist Trading Cards: Innovative and Inspired Mixed Media ATCs. Pokey is also the host of Quilting Arts TV.
"...an eclectic and valuable resource." - Machine Quilting Unlimited
A stunning range of materials, designs, artists, and ideas.” Publishers Weekly
Whether you are making your first quilt, or are a seasoned quilter, there are innumerable instructions and inspiration in this book.” - Fabrications