Thursday September 3rd 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

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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