Mixed Media Art Quilts

Posted by on May 15, 2014

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Quilting takes on a new dimension with these mixed media art quilts. Fabric isn't the only material in these cutting-edge quilts. They combine intricate bead work and painting to create gorgeous works of art. Creativity knows no bounds and these artists are proving it!

mixed media art quilt
Joyce used part of a metal screen and wire to create this free-standing, circular, art quilt sculpture with bleached and burned fabric, mounted on bamboo poles.

mixed media art quilt
Vivian does a knock-out job with the hand-beaded detail on this floral art quilt. 

mixed media art quilt
Cathy used children's crayons, dye markers and Sharpies to embellish the fabric in this realistic forest art quilt

mixed media art quilt
Rose was inspired by the wonders of the subterranean when she created this beautiful quilt with cotton, beads, crystal and pearls.

mixed media art quilt
Eleanor pieced roses together with tea bag packaging in this art quilt that celebrates Earth Day.

Susan Brubaker Knapp, author of Point, Click, Quilt, gives a quick tutorial on how to paint on fabric to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind art quilts. 


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