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 applique 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
."..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"
Pokey Bolton is a co-founder of Quilting Arts and Cloth Paper Scissors magazines. She is now the editorial director of Interweave's Quilt and Paper Division. She is 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. She splits her time between Sudbury, Massachusetts and Boulder, Colorado.