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Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

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 [Read More]

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

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 [Read More]

Tuesday Night Friends are Just Winging It

Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning interviews them in the video below. The guild’s entry, JUST WINGING IT, won First Place in the Ultimate Guild Challenge at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand [Read More]

Dress a Graduate–It’s Elementary!

by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in handmade dresses The Sewing Studio is donating dresses to Henry County Public Schools for girls in elementary schools that come from low income families. Watch [Read More]

Get Your Game On at Des Moines!

(Note: the number of jelly roll strips has changed.) What would be more fun than making some new quilting friends and laughing a LOT at the Special Event “Can You Come Out to Play?” at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa 2014? Day: Thursday, October 2, 2014, [Read More]

Poole Wins Best Home Machine Workmanship at Grand Rapids in 2015

Joanie Zeier Poole won the award for Best Home Machine Workmanship at the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She started her original quilt, FOLK ART MEETS FREE MOTION, 15 years ago and recently revived it. It’s proof that UFO quilts can become winners! [Read More]

Sidewalk Quilt Art Winners at Chattanooga

Sidewalk Quilt Art Winners at Chattanooga

When you arrive at AQS QuiltWeek – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2014, among the first pieces of quilt art you will see are the winners of the Quilted Public Art Project, a national competition co-produced by Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and Public [Read More]

FREE Block Pattern: Rainbow

FREE Block Pattern: Rainbow

Join four RainbowBlocks to make a fun, foundation paper pieced 12″ square that makes great use of rainbow-color scraps. Try it as shown, or use a color scheme of your choice to make a fun quilt that practically whirls! Click HERE for the Rainbow pattern. [Read More]

Chilly Challenge

On a blazing-hot Wednesday afternoon in Paducah, KY, several staff members represented the American Quilter’s Society in the Ice Bucket Challenge to support research and raise awareness for ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It was a chilling experience for [Read More]

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

AQS Quilt Contest Coordinator Andrea Ray is pleased to announce that we are now accepting quilt contest entries for AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, which will be held April 22-25, 2015! Click HERE to submit your entry easily online TODAY! To view the categories and rules for the [Read More]

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Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Here’s a design from Helen Squire’s book, Quilting Designs for Sashing, Blocks & Borders. It’s a [Read More]

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

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 [Read More]

Tuesday Night Friends are Just Winging It

Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning [Read More]

Dress a Graduate–It’s Elementary!

by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in [Read More]

Get Your Game On at Des Moines!

(Note: the number of jelly roll strips has changed.) What would be more fun than making some new quilting friends and [Read More]

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