Creativity & Design

SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)
Michigan artist Beth Markel is a fifth generation quilter who believes that textile arts are a happy marriage of tactile and visual. Learn more about how she creates her bold and colorful quilts by using a variety of design concepts.
SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)

 

Tell us about your artwork and artistic career.

I create art quilt collages by laying fabric, paint and stitching. I used raw edge fused appliqué and embellish my work with original stamped patterns, free motion quilted motifs and hand...

SAQA Seminar (Video Conversation)
Jeanne Marklin spoke with Karen Schulz about how she begins a new composition. Karen has design suggestions that will help you develop and refine your design.
We've All Been Guilty at One Time or Another
SAQA asked gallery owners, fiber and art magazine editors, museum curators, jurors, and well-known quilt artists for their thoughts on derivative artwork: what it is, how to recognize it in your own artwork, and why it shouldn’t be entered in competitions.
SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)
Canadian artist Regina Marzlin shares the importance of using a design wall - find out how it helps her creative process!
SAQA Seminar (Video Conversation)
Margaret Abramshe is an art quilter with a background in teaching art to students of all ages. Margaret offers a great explanation of design concepts and shows how she uses them in her own artwork.
by Lynne Davis (SAQA Journal)
Lynne Davis offers recommendations about getting through the dreaded dry spell. Your creative voice WILL come back!
SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)
Learn more about artist Judy Hooworth and her creative process. Judy has exhibited widely in Australia and overseas; her quilts have been featured in many books and magazines around the world, and she has written three books on quilt design.
SAQA Seminar (Video Conversation)
Working primarily in a series, Canadian artist Heather Dubreuil is known for her beautiful cityscapes and colorful collages. Heather shares with Deborah Boschert how she utilizes the principles of design as a framework in creating her artwork.
Educational Video
Katie Fowler is an artist, author, and certified creativity coach. She is all about enjoying the process and letting go of the outcome. Katie wants you to find your creative bliss.
SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)
Judy Coates Perez is an international award-winning mixed-media textile artist and author, who travels globally to teach and lecture about her creative process and sources of inspiration. Find out how she creates her beautiful artworks!
SAQA Seminar (Video Conversation)
Heather Pregger gives us a peek into her comprehensive sketchbook and explains how she tracks her creative process with notes and photographs in this video conversation with Deborah Boschert.
SAQA Seminar (Artist Q&A)
Hope Wilmarth is an award winning, internationally exhibited, art quilter who creates mostly abstract pieces. She shares how line and shape are important elements, especially when combined with a limited color palette.

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