Karen Gillis Taylor shows you several examples of beautiful art quilts while teaching you how to design and create your own art quilts. Learn how to use a photograph or a painting as inspiration for your art quilt design. Enhance your art quilts by combining and incorporating different fabrics into your piece. Utilize these helpful tips and techniques to create a unique art quilt.
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How to Use a Color Wheel For Quilting
Heather Thomas takes you through the different intensities of the color wheel. Find out how to identify colors by their intensity as well as what colors add power or tone. See examples of quilts and learn how to effectively mix color intensities for your own quilts. Use these tips to make unique and beautiful colored…Watch Now >>
Choosing the Right Quilting Thread
Heather Thomas teaches you all about thread while providing helpful tips and techniques for working with thread. Learn the many types of thread available as well as the many brands and weights of thread. Understand the value of thread and add element to your quilts. Find out all you need to know about thread and…Watch Now >>
How to Transfer Images to Fabric
Heather Thomas talks about a hot new technique called image transferring. Learn to take a photograph or image and transfer it to fabrics, papers, or mediums that are washable. Discover different techniques that allow you to be creative with your quilting such as a cotton fabric with paper backing, lutradur, SewPaintable, Inktense, and digital ground…Watch Now >>
Quilting with Alternative Fabric
Heather Thomas shows you several examples of quilts that utilize alternative fabrics, or fabrics that you don’t typically consider for quilting, including metals, silks and wools. By varying the fabrics that you use on your quilts, you’ll find that you can create fun pieces that are unique and eye-catching.Watch Now >>
Are you using a specific computer program for your line and value drawings?
There are many different programs out there that can help you create a line drawing, photoshop and illustrator to name a couple. However, if you do not want to purchase these programs there are several free options available online. Here is a link to one:
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Hello Karen Would you create a template for a art hanging for me if I was to send you the photo? If not where would I go to get one done. I live in Australia but it could be done online. Many thanks
How can I get the pattern from this video?
Hi Fanny! We’re getting in touch with Karen to see if we can get some details for you on this pattern. Stay tuned!
Hi Fanny! Karen is actually just in the process of creating the pattern for “June Blooms.” You can visit her website to stay up to date: http://www.karengillistaylor.net.
Ive always wanted to give an art quilt a go. I think small is the way to do it. Thanks for the video.