Art Quilts

Art Quilts

Art quilts are made with 3 layers of fiber, creating art for the wall using textiles, stitches and surface design – not your grandmother’s quilt, unless Granny is an artist!

Sometime referred to as art quilting, art quilts are an art form that uses traditional and modern quilt techniques to make art. Art quilts can be whole cloth and use the stitching line to create the art, or use multiple fabrics, surface design and embellishments to create art.

Browse through the art quilts and quilters to be inspired to make your own.

After 35 years of creating, exhibiting, teaching and writing about textile art, Susan Brandeis is as enthusiastic as ever about creating her own visual language and helping others do the...

Growing up with artists as parents, Libby Williamson explored many ways of creating, and that is reflected in her fiber art today. With complex layers of fabric, paint, dye, print,...

Jacquie Gering begins each quilt with an idea, but lets inspiration lead throughout her process, sometimes taking the work on unexpected, but welcome, turns. Known for her use of clean,...

Asking "what if" inspires Terri Shinn to experiment with texture and color to achieve her vision of the world, often from a macro perspective. She gets close to her subjects...

It's never too late to start something new, and those things you loved to do as a child re-emerge later as a foundation for future creative work. That's what Silke...