Celebrate 10 years of Quilting Arts! Don’t miss our special section featuring 10 innovative surface design techniques, including Thermofax® printing, digital imagery, reverse appliqué by machine, printing with brayers and natural items, stamping and stenciling with discharge medium, and more. Check out the sampling of birthday postcards sent in by our readers and contributors, and learn how you can participate in the celebration. Discover Jan Beaney’s and Jean Littlejohn’s latest work: creating backgrounds with hand stitch and needle felting. Don’t miss the final installment of Susan Brubaker Knapp’s column on thread sketching, which focuses on movement. Learn how cover artist Ana Buzzalino creates quilted backgrounds for her painted art quilts. Continue to discover ways to incorporate metal in quilt design, with Mary Hettmansperger’s column, “Metal as a Surface Embellishment”; in this issue she focuses on metal cloth, specifically hardware cloth, screen, and mesh. Read about strategies for establishing a career in the arts in Jane Dávila’s “Minding Your Business” column. Join our latest reader challenge and swap: “Save My UFO.” Learn all about the colorful and energetic art quilts by profiled artist Sue Benner. Get a sneak peek at SAQA’s unique exhibit “A Sense of Direction: Sightlines.” Discover how artist Mary Pal creates cheesecloth portraits to celebrate the beauty of aging faces. And be sure not to miss Robbi Joy Eklow’s thoughts on 10 years of Quilting Arts.