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Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015.   Living Colour Living Colour! includes 32 vibrant works celebrating life across the spectrum, the result of the Living Colour! challenge exhibition [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

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 [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. It’s a creative way to bring design elements to the forefront and make them the stars of your quilt. There are many ways to make beautiful appliqué, and [Read More]

Amtrak Discount Code for Syracuse!

Amtrak Discount Code for Syracuse!

Amtrak is offering a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Syracuse, New York, between July 26 and August 4, 2015! These dates include travel up to three days prior to the start date and three days following the close of the event. Refer to this Fare Code, [Read More]

Lively Linda Hahn

Lively Linda Hahn

If you’ve ever been in a room with Linda J. Hahn, you’ll be smiling before you leave! It might not surprise you to know that Linda is a zumba fanatic. Her other passion is breaking complex quilt designs into easy-to-understand parts and adding her bright, lively [Read More]

Video: A Little Bird Told Me I Could Appliqué

Video: A Little Bird Told Me I Could Appliqué

Marie Blunk tried hand appliqué for the first time, entered her quilt in the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015 quilt contest, and won Third Place in the Bed Quilts: First Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest category sponsored by Statler Stitcher. AQS Director of [Read More]

Spring Time, a Winner for Rose Dumas

Spring Time, a Winner for Rose Dumas

This quilt is exceptionally detailed. It looks like a wholecloth quilt on the back! Enjoy quilting advice in this video interview with Rose Dumas. She made Spring Time, a beautiful quilt that won Third Place in the Wall Quilts: Home Machine Quilted category at Lancaster. [Read More]

VIDEO: The Bride Wore Red

VIDEO: The Bride Wore Red

Portrait quilt maker Kay Donges started with some sparkly fabric and the result was The Bride Wore Red, winner of First Place for Small Wall Quilts: First Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by YLI Corporation. [Read More]

Quilt-Tripping Across the US – Summer 2015

Quilt-Tripping Across the US – Summer 2015

We love AQS QuiltWeeks and we know you do, too! We searched the Internet and found our way across the country—and back—and across—and back to two AQS QuiltWeeks and many more local shows! Road trip, anyone? Black Canyon Quilt Show July 10-12, 2015 Montrose Pavilion, [Read More]

Video: Lady of the Northern Lights

Video: Lady of the Northern Lights

Shari Guimont represents the Northern Lights Machine Quilters Guild of Duluth, Minnesota. The guild’s quilt, Lady of the Northern Lights, won Third Place in the Group Quilts category sponsored by Innova at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah. It was a raffle quilt (now on loan [Read More]

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Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

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Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

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What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

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