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Art Quilt Members can view the AQM Library at www.librarything.com Please refer to emailed meeting notes for password.


Pine Tree Quilt Guild   http://www.mainequilts.org


Studio Art Quilt Associates- SAQA - www.saqa.com


Quilt Passion!

Bonnie Dwyer- Lectures, workshops, trunk shows & Quilt Turnings.

Examples of programs available for enjoyment, education and entertainment:

Got Quilts- Got Questions?

The Modern Quilt(r) Evolution

A Century of American Quilts

It's a Small Quilt World

Tickled Pinks features pink quilts

Dating Your Fabric

If Quilts Could Talk-Oh the stories!

Contact Bonnie at 622-6202 home 446-7311 mobile, www.bonniedwyer.com or bonnie@bonniedwyer.com


Books shared by members (October 2017)  

Puzzle Quilts - use of colors and contrast.
Quick Little Landscape Quilts - liked the “Little” in the title.
Quilting Arts article on “Make your Mark” - how to add free

motion text to quilts.
Artful Log Cabin Quilts - use log cabin pattern to replicate

a picture, there is a online class on AQS Iquilt.
Fabric Pictures - take a story or emotion and make it into a quilt.
Ricky Tims Rhapsody - great techniques.
Fabulous Fractures - interesting techniques.
Photo Inspired Art Quilts - use fabric collage to turn photos on quilts.
Designing Tessellations - use of repeating shapes, contrasts.
Fabric Painting ebook from an online class on Craftsy - color theory, different techniques.
Double Vision Quilts - color, shapes, contrast, abstract.
Free Style Quilts - collage, rough edge applique.
Creative Quilting (in our library) - inspiring, Journal Quilt Project.
Surface Design Magazine - inspiring.

Librarything.com - catalog your books and magazine articles online for easy access.


Sites We Like ~

Academy of Quilting

Sue Spargo Folk Art Quilts

​www.HandDyedFabrics.com

https://raggedclothcafe.com/2015/02/08/winning-hands-by-olga-norris/


Our Inspiration for Portrait Quilts 2017

++ An incredible artist, Benjamin Shine creates giant portraits from tulle to lace. Explore his website.

http://benjaminshine.com/studio_news.html

++Google ‘Fabric Portraits’ for limitless ideas.

++Pinterest- ‘fabric portrait’  I found the following quilt artists

http://www.katethemel.com/portraits.htm

https://marilynbelford.com

http://lolasdesignerquilts.com/         Lola Jenkins

http://mariaelkins.com/

++www.quiltingdaily.com   search ‘portraits’, has a lot of tutorials

++ Additional Sources of inspiration: Flickr.com, Etsy


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