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Daily Artsy Textiles

Trading Traditions: Joey Veltkamp

I’ve written before about my admiration for artists using modern quilt making as their medium.   I love the way these artists are taking an old folk tradition and making it fresh.  But there is something altogether different about…

Prairie/Wall I by Sue Benner
Design Foraging Textiles

Friday Finds: Fabrications

I am absolutely hopeless when it comes to sewing.  Pretty sure I got a “C” on my big sewing project in junior high Home Ec ( a C was pretty unheard of for this nerd ) and my attempts…

Frida- back
Daily Artsy Textiles

Quilts Are Cool: Amy Vigilante

Maybe you beg to differ with that title.  But I’m here to present to you Gainesville, FL artist Amy Vigilante, who does indeed create artistically meaningful, strikingly graphic quilts.  These aren’t your grandma’s bedspreads.  Vigilante’s quilts are modern interpretations…