Wednesday July 16th 2014

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

  • July Already? July may have caught you by surprise, but autumn won’t sneak up on you. Think “burnished golds, deep reds, and leaves” and start stitching now! The full-size Fall Into Spring pattern is a gorgeous place to start! Here’s more about Cheryl See’s award-winning quilt, FALL INTO SPRING, and a glimpse into her techniques. Enjoy making placemats with ...
  • Unique Quilts Tell Stories Many stunning quilts are made with symmetrical groups of beloved blocks and beautiful, balanced results are achieved. But two AQS authors take a different approach to quilt designing and allow you to create, as Marianne L. Hatton calls them, “next generation” quilts, using different-sized or non-traditional blocks to achieve a cohesive whole and tell a ...
  • AQS Book Club on MyQuiltPlace.com Readers, you will love the AQS Book Club! Starting this month (June 2014), we’ll be offering quilt fiction from our great lineup of AQS authors – complete with discussion questions from the authors! This month, enjoy The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney. Here’s a message from Jan: “Hi, I’m Jan Cerney, author of The Cheyenne River ...
  • Meet the Author – Joe Cunningham Joe Cunningham began making quilts professionally in 1979, after a ten-year career as a musician in Michigan. His early mentors, including the renowned Michigan quiltmaker Mary Schaefer, were steeped in the history and traditions of quilts, leading him to a life of the study of quilt history and a love of traditional techniques, especially hand ...
  • Meet Kimberly Einmo Kimberly Einmo is an author, award-winning quilter, designer, international instructor, and quilt judge. She has written five books published by the American Quilter’s Society including her newest, Modern Quilts & More, plus Jelly Roll Quilts & More, Jelly Roll Quilt Magic, Precuts Bonanza and Quilt A Travel Souvenir. Host of four popular online classes on Craftsy.com, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Free Pattern – MORNING GLISTEN Rami Kim’s MORNING GLISTEN wallhanging uses sets of mirror-imaged continuous prairie points to make blossom bundles and border embellishments. It’s a beautiful new technique to try on a glistening spring morning – or any time! Click HERE for your free Morning Glisten pattern.         Rami Kim is the author of two books published by AQS:  Folded Fabric Elegance and ...
  • Meet Gwen Marston In the mid 1970s, Gwen Marston saw an exhibit of fine antique quilts at a local art museum that inspired her to become a quiltmaker. As most quilters do, she learned how to make quilts from traditional patterns passed down through generations. In 1990, Gwen began to design her own direct, uncluttered, and bold work. Her ...
  • April in Paducah – So Much to See and Do April is a wonderful month for visiting Paducah! If you will be attending AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014, take some time to experience these other fabulous Paducah landmarks! The National Quilt Museum is just two blocks from the show – you won’t have to leave your parking spot, because there is free shuttle service available. ...
  • Meet Zena Thorpe Although she was a Southern California resident for more than half her life, Zena Thorpe was born in England, and her work reflects Britain’s ancient history. She learned all needle crafts except quilting from her mother, who was very patient in showing and explaining. Zena learned the joys of quilting after coming the United States. In the beginning ...
  • Become an AQS Author—Meet Elaine Brelsford in Paducah Would you like to talk about a book idea with our Executive Book Editor, Elaine H. Brelsford? Elaine will be attending our AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014 event and would love to meet with you there. This is a special year for AQS—we are celebrating our 30th anniversary. The American Quilter’s Society is eager to receive ...
  • Free Pattern – Scraps, Inc. This pattern by Linda K. Johnson and her grandson, Griffin, incorporates scraps into a beautiful quilt that is so much fun to make, you may want to cut new scraps! The scraps are pieced onto foundation fabric that stabilizes the bias edges and remains a permanent part of the quilt. Try making this as a ...
  • Meet Kent Mick In 2003, woodworking hobbyist and luxury car mechanic Kent Mick made doll beds for two of his granddaughters for Christmas. His wife, Judy, suggested that they make quilts for the beds. Neither had quilted before, but they worked together to make miniature quilts for the beds. Kent fell in love with the process, as many woodworkers ...
  • Two Big Events at Paducah in 2014! Don’t Let the Cowboy Hat Fool You – A Musical Event with Ricky Tims You’ve heard of him. Maybe you’ve seen him, in one of his seven previous performances at Carson Four Rivers Center. One thing is for sure, Ricky Tims is gearing up for another fabulous performance on Friday, April 25, 2014 at AQS QuiltWeek ...
  • Meet Jan Cerney Jan Cerney, author of The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts, made her first quilt on a treadle sewing machine. The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts is her first novel, but Jan is no stranger to writing. She has authored and co-authored several historical books in the Images of America series. Jan’s a former librarian and English teacher who lives ...

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