Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Scrap Easy: Building A Collage Quilt - Publish Your Quilt Pattern

Scrap Easy by Aisha Lumumba
Have you ever considered sharing a quilt pattern you've created with a wider audience?

Quilter and author Aisha Lumumba has published Scrap Easy: Building a Collage Quilt. It's also available as an e-book.

I LOVE the powerful, colorful book cover. This 50-page paperback book includes easy-to-follow instructions and large photos to help guide you. Ms. Lumumba's book will help you creatively use the fabrics in your scrap bag!

You CAN publish your own quilt pattern book! Here's one source to help youEnjoy!

Self-Publish a Gallery Exhibit Catalog - See How an Arts Quilts Show Did It!

Art Quilts: My World in Black and White
Exhibit Catalog
Is your guild having an exhibition? Consider creating a permanent record of the show by self-publishing an exhibit catalog. You can sale the copies during the exhibit and even have them available to purchase online, ensuring folks outside of your local community know of your wonderful textile projects!

Have a look at the preview feature for the Fiberarts Connection of Southern California's exhibit catalog for Art Quilts: My World in Black And White.

This 57-page paperback catalog is available from Anne Copeland curator this 2008 exhibition featuring 40+ quilters from across the country.  Enjoy!

Eileen Birch's Images of a Textile Artist

Images of a Textile Artist
Congratulations to Eileen Birch on the publication of her Images of a Textile Artist.

According to her bio, Eileen Birch studied design arts at St. Claire College and Georgian College in Ontario, Canada. This 32-page full color paperback includes a variety of images of her textile work: quilts, handbags, garments, and even holiday table runners and Victorian tree skirts.

Have a look on and preview Images of a Textile Artist for yourself. Enjoy!