Thursday February 26th 2015

Books

At  AQS Books, we strive to always bring the highest quality books directly to the quilters who love them. With topics ranging from traditional to extraordinary, every quilter is sure to find something they’ll love. Plus, with more than 20 new American Quilter’s Society books published every year, there’s always a new way to feed your love of quilts.

In addition to finding all of our books in our own AQS  Store, you’ve surely seen them at your local quilt shop, bookstore, and many local libraries. We’re a leading producer of quilt books, with new titles distributed  across the world.

Most of our books are available as e-books. You can even access many of our out-of-print books this way.  More than three dozen books are already digitized and ready for immediate purchase and download. And we’re releasing new titles every month electronically.

You can shop our store and purchase any AQS book today.  You’ll also find other wonderful quilting products. 

You love quilting, we love to give you what you need.

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Plus, AQS Members receive discounts on all AQS Books. Every member saves 20%. Members who purchase 6 or more save 30%!

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More AQS Book Features

  • Meet Linda Carlson at Lancaster in 2015 Linda Carlson is a quilter with an appealing sense of humor, a fabric line for modern quilters and sewists, a history-loving attitude, and teaching is her first love! A special announcement from Linda and AQS: If you’ve considered taking a class with Linda Carlson, the AQS QuiltWeek—Lancaster event will be your last opportunity to do so. ...
  • Free Pattern: Appliqué label, Baltimore style! Here’s a great idea from Barbara Burnham! Use this pattern for a border flower from her book Baltimore Garden Quilt to make a label or a small block. “It’s an easy one,” Barbara says, and we think it’s a great way to try your hand at appliqué! Click HERE for the cute appliqué flower pattern! Find more ...
  • 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 ...
  • Head into the New Year with New Books from AQS! Check out the latest books from AQS Publishing, with beautiful illustrations that step beyond “pattern books” to become treasuries of impeccable design! Mi Amor by Margarete Heinisch All the things we celebrate in life are depicted in this Baltimore Album-style quilt! Created as a celebration quilt, it becomes an appliquéd documentary. The Baltimore Album-style construction beautifully highlights ...
  • Published by AQS: It Starts with Connection Do you dream of being a published author? Call or e-mail the AQS editors to discuss the possibilities! They would love to speak with you about book, booklet, article, and pattern ideas. Would you like to discuss a book or pattern idea with our Executive Book Editor, Elaine Brelsford? The American Quilter’s Society is eager to receive manuscripts ...
  • Free Pattern, MAPLE CABIN, Part 4 of 4 A perfect addition to your fall decor, this free quilt pattern from Linda Hahn celebrates autumn. It’s colorful, it’s warm, and it’s a gorgeous fall project. This week, Maple Cabin PART FOUR: House Block, Borders, and Finishing! If you are looking for previous parts, click HERE to find Part 1, Fabric Requirements and Pre-Cutting. Click HERE for Part ...
  • Free Pattern, MAPLE CABIN, Part 3 of 4 A perfect addition to your fall decor, this free quilt pattern from Linda Hahn celebrates autumn. It’s a colorful, warm, and gorgeous fall project. This week, Part Three: the Log Cabin Block! Looking for previous instructions? Click HERE to find Part 1, Fabric Requirements and Pre-Cutting. Click HERE for Part 2, the Maple Leaf block. MAPLE CABIN Finished ...
  • Free Pattern, MAPLE CABIN, Part 1 of 4 A perfect addition to your fall decor, this free quilt pattern from Linda Hahn celebrates autumn. It’s colorful, it’s warm, and it’s a gorgeous fall project for you to start today! MAPLE CABIN Finished size: approximately Designed and quilted by Linda Hahn, Frog Hollow Designs, binding by Deb Stanley. Linda used Bedfordshire fabrics designed by Jinny Beyer for RJR Fabrics and ...
  • FIRE AND ICE Wins Best Modern Quilt at Chattanooga Kimberly Einmo’s quilt, FIRE AND ICE, won Best Modern Quilt at AQS QuiltWeek® – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2014. MORE GREAT NEWS: We’re pleased to announce that the FIRE AND ICE pattern is coming soon to ShopAQS! Watch as Kimberly explains a little about the planning, construction, and challenges she faced in making the quilt in this video ...
  • Free Pattern: Liberated String Medallion by Gwen Marston String quilts are, by their very nature, liberated quilts. Because there’s no set block pattern, every string quilt is an original! Gwen Marston couldn’t resist combining her liberated blocks into a medallion-style layout. The result? A wallhanging with pizazz AND individuality! This string quilt is made using liberated techniques without foundations. Have fun making Gwen Marston’s LIBERATED ...
  • Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn Here’s a design from Helen Squire’s book, Quilting Designs for Sashing, Blocks & Borders. It’s a ribbon effect that will look great in every corner, in a block, or down your borders! Add a small floral to tuck wherever you like. Whether you hand or machine quilt, you’ll love the flexibility of this design. Click here ...
  • Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted! Linda Baxter Lasco is a fourth-generation, award-winning quilter. As senior editor at the American Quilter’s Society since 2006, Linda has edited stand-alone patterns and scores of books. You may have met Linda at any of dozens of AQS QuiltWeeks and Quilt Markets! AQS is pleased to announce that Linda is now an author! Her book, Red, ...
  • Fun in Charlotte in 2014! With four AQS QuiltWeeks falling 2-3 weeks apart this year, many AQS staffers will be practically living out of their suitcases for the next few months! We thought you might like to see a few snapshots taken by some of our employees at the AQS QuiltWeek event held in Charlotte last week. But which way 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: North Carolina Star We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of our newest show, enjoy making the faceted North Carolina Star Block with this free pattern. Click HERE for the North Carolina Star block pattern! This block pattern is from Vintage Quilt Blocks State by State by AQS ...

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