Quilting Arts, Spring 2021 Code: QA109
Celebrate 20 years of inspiration with the anniversary issue of Quilting Arts Spring 2021! Within, you’ll find fun art quilting techniques from thread and fabric embellishments to everyday household items. Be inspired with all the tips, techniques and features, plus, admire more quilts with the Reader Challenge double feature. This issue includes: Feeding Frenzy! by Ana Sumner (Create fabulous undersea embellishments); Familiar Landscapes: Exploring the Tree by Cindy Watkins; Embellish Your Own: Sari Silk Beads by Susan Brubaker Knapp; From the Dye Pot by Candy Glendening (resist patterns from everyday kitchen items); Take the Stitch Challenge by Julie B. Booth (exploring texture); Thread-Painted Faux Trapunto by Beth Schillig; Roll the Dice by Mel Beach; Sashiko Needle Case by Vivika Hansen DeNegre (an on-the-go accessory); Jumpstart Your Art by Lyric Montgomery Kinard (Hero vs. Villain); Clean-Up Quilts by Vivien Zepf (repurpose the humble paper towel in your art); and Non-Stop Faces! By Karol Kusmaul (when you have too much fabric, make a face). In Profile & Gallery, enjoy the following: Quilting Arts Magazine at 20 by Cate Coulacos Prato; Artist Profile: Irene Roderick by Cindy Grisdela; Pieces of the Past Quilt Gallery (more finalists and honorable mention recipients); Show Us Your Studio by Susan Brubaker Knapp; SAQA Gallery: Upcycle!; Artist Profile: Carolyn Skei; In the Spotlight: Ana Sumner; Sending Admiration (results from the ‘Art as Inspiration’ Reader Challenge and Field of Dreams (results from the ‘Mixed Greens’ Reader Challenge.