Tuesday December 29th 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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More AQS Book Features

  • Positive, Friendly Michele Scott Michele Scott wins friends and influences quilters in classes across the United States and Canada with her positive, upbeat style. She is passionate about quilting and designing and has an incredible eye for color. Michele recently took a few minutes out of her busy schedule (she’s also a school teacher!) to answer a few questions: What ...
  • You Can Quilt! Blog Hop Don’t miss the You Can Quilt! Building Skills for Beginners Blog Hop. Marlene Oddie of KISSed Quilts and ten other Island Batik Ambassadors, along with co-author Leila Gardunia (Sewn by Leila), have been working hard to organize and provide this blog hop. What a treat! “I’m excited to share the blocks in our book in these ...
  • Fun With Pieced Hexies English paper piecers are patient. They love order and pieces that fit together perfectly. They are the sort who appreciate a good puzzle and a kaleidoscopic array of colors. Needles and threads make them happy, and they are prone to lose track of time when engaged in their favorite hobby. I know. I am one. So when ...
  • Rock That Quilt Block – A Gold Award Winner! Congratulations to AQS author Linda J. Hahn! Linda’s book, Rock That Quilt Block: Weathervane won the 2015 Gold Award in the Crafts/Hobbies/Collecting category of Independent Publishers’ Seventh Annual Living Now Book Awards. The award was announced recently by Jenkins Group. Launched in 2008, the awards are designed to honor books that help readers attain healthier, more ...
  • Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement Quilt, in 2012. Since then, Ann walked us through the fine Missouri community whose residents seemed so familiar and so real.  We joined narrator Anne Brown Dickson in her flower shop through thick and thin, up and ...
  • New Quilts From Old Favorites: What’s Next? What a treat! Photos of the five winning quilts in the New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2015: Nine Patch contest sponsored by MODA Fabrics and Janome America, Inc. are waiting for you at the The National Quilt Museum’s website. Click HERE to see them! It’s just the thing to whet your appetite for the detailed ...
  • Meet AQS Author Leanne Anderson Leanne Anderson has been designing kits and patterns since 1992. She’s the owner of The Whole Country Caboodle, where she works alongside her daughter Kaytlyn and her mom, Jan. She lives in Nashua, Iowa, where her design studio is nestled in the country overlooking beautiful Cedar Lake. Leanne is not new to the fabric industry. ...
  • Enjoy QuiltWeek All Around Paducah Oh, what fun we’re going to have at the 2015 QuiltWeek® event in Paducah, April 22-25, 2015! SO MANY quilt-related events are going on! The FREE SHUTTLE is available; you can find it right beside the convention center. Take a look at these great events… The Rotary Club of Paducah is holding its 27th Annual Rotary ...
  • Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® characters. While perfecting her sewing skills, Kathleen also began collecting anything that depicted Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and all their friends. Of course, she kept up with the PEANUTS gang by reading the phenomenally popular comic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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