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.

Karol Kusmaul's first quilt was a project she and her class of third grade students put together for a school fair. Now she makes graphic art quilts - portraits, landscapes...

It's worth stepping up close to get a good look at the work of Amy Pabst. She quilts in miniature, with thousands of pieces paying homage to quilters of the...

Kim Ritter loves computers and quilts and has created her unique style of art quilting by combining the two. Kim's quilts are full of color, humor and a little something...