Thursday March 19th 2015

American Quilter

The official publication of American Quilter’s Society remains the most respected and distinctive magazine serving the lives and craft of quilters. Every issue comes packed with techniques, tips and lifestyle features to inspire quilter’s love of life.

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More from American Quilter

  • Lori Kennedy Keeps Us In Line with a Design Tip Have you seen the regular feature in AQ magazine, “In Line with Lori Kennedy”? In every issue, Lori guides you step by step through free motion designs that are so cute and so FUN that you can’t help but try them, even if you’re not a free-motion quilter. Take a chance; you might find a new quilting path to travel! Lori ...
  • Make Big Quilts More Easily! Discover Ann Holmes’ technique for “Making Big Quilts in Manageable Units,” from the January 2015 issue of American Quilter. By assembling your large quilts in units, you can manage even the biggest quilts of your dreams! Achieve beautifully joined quilts with no hand sewing needed. Click HERE for the article! Make this the year you truly widen ...
  • Free Pattern: WINTER WHITE by Rose Hughes Rose Hughes says, “The trees fascinated me with their skeleton-like presence against a sky that seldom was truly bright…Cardinals added color with their bits of red zipping in and out among those stark trees.” Both of these things inspired WINTER WHITE, the beautiful winter wallhanging featured today. Click here for the WINTER WHITE pattern. Find out more ...
  • Free Pattern: Notched Edge Finish Try this creative edge for an unusual finishing touch on any quilt. Darlene Zimmerman shows you how to mark and stitch the notched edge finish that looks especially good on art deco and masculine quilts! Click HERE to learn the Notched Edge Finish!
  • Digital AQ is Available Now! American Quilter (AQ) magazine is better than ever! AQ is now available as an enhanced digital version for iOS devices (like iPhone and iPad). Other formats are coming soon! How to get it? Download the new American Quilter app from the iTunes App Store as you do with any app on your device. The new version contains ...
  • Free Pattern: MIDNIGHT DREAMS Marjorie Rhine designed MIDNIGHT DREAMS to make use of the variable colors that are often natural to batiks. What a fine way to achieve a coordinated-fabric appearance with individual yardage! The pattern includes fabric requirements and cutting directions for that method as well as for traditional fabrics. Either way, you’ll find that the instructions for this ...
  • Free: Fern Quilting Pattern Do you have ferns in your yard or on your porch? If they haven’t wilted from the heat of summer, they may be growing healthily in wide green strands out of the pot or across the patio. This week’s quilting pattern, designed by Regina Carter, is like that! Take this fern design and enlarge or shrink ...
  • Video: VARIEGATED by Paige Alexander Enjoy AQ Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy’s conversation with Paige Alexander of South Carolina, Honorable Mention award winner in Wall Quilts/Modern at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, North Carolina 2014. Paige explains the creative process and the challenges she faced while making her unique quilt, VARIEGATED. Paige is a member of Modern Quilt Guild, and her inspiration was the ...
  • Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of curves is created. Although the version shown is done in Japanese and Japanese-style prints, it will look equally fabulous when made from your stash favorites or in any combination of fabrics with light and dark values. Designed ...
  • Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper combines fusible appliqué with no-template piecing. That means quick construction, and a touch of hand embroidery adds finesse! Click HERE for complete pattern and instructions for STARS IN THE GARDEN! Keep scrolling on the above PDF download to ...
  • Free Pattern: BOLD & BRIGHT Create BOLD & BRIGHT, a 16″ x 16″ art quilt by Dr. Joyce Mori! It was featured in American Quilter in May 2014. Although the colors on this mixed-media art quilt are intense and modern, the appliqué designs are Native American motifs. Other motifs can be adapted from Dr. Mori’s book Quilting Designs from Native American ...
  • Free Pattern – Log House Block There’s no better time than summer to build a new house. A Log House block or quilt, that is! Today’s free pattern is a large block (22½” x 12½”) that appeared in a circa 1880s quilt. A few templates are needed, but most pieces can be rotary cut. Find the fabrics in your stash and ...
  • Save Your Online American Quilter Magazines NOW. American Quilter magazine is better than ever! I am excited to announce that the online version of American Quilter will become an enhanced digital version within a few weeks. Watch for the roll out of our new digital app, which will be available SOON on iOS devices like iPhone and iPad. (Other versions are on the ...
  • Free Pattern: TRAIL TO PADUCAH This year’s QuiltWeek event in Paducah was a delightful experience and is now a sweet memory! We were so happy to see all who attended. Here’s a THANK YOU treat! Enjoy this free quilt pattern, TRAIL TO PADUCAH, which will finish at about 79″ x 79″. Designed by Kimberly Einmo, the quilt as shown was sewn by ...
  • Meet Teri Henderson Tope Teri Henderson Tope is a lifelong sewist who tried every medium available (that many of us find familiar) when she was young, from sewing clothes for her Barbie® dolls on an old Singer sewing machine to making macramé plant hangers, and from 4-H projects to the most unusual Holloween pumpkins and snowmen on the block. ...

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