Wednesday February 26th 2014


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. 

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