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.

For a number of years, I have had the privilege of gathering with a talented group of fiber artists that studied with Lorraine Torrence. The "Off Grain Stitchers" continue to...

Give Kathy Seaman Shaw a plain seam, and she will transform it with fancy stitches and beads. Kathy is a prolific crazy quilter, constantly designing new embroidery combinations and sharing...

Victoria Findlay Wolfe is always busy making something, especially colorful quilt tops with a modern esthetic. In demand as an instructor, Victoria balances creating, teaching and owning a retail store...

Finding inspiration in the world around her and her own life experiences, Carol Larson creates fiber art with layers, depth and intimate imagery. Through her work, she is a visual...

Every picture tells a story, and Linda Cantrell's pictorial quilts use humor to make you smile, guaranteed! Not only do her quilts tell stories, she loves to talk about the...

Creating has always been central to Cameron Mason's story, from artful childhood time with paper and cardboard to her current work with surface design creating fiber art in two and...