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The Bee is Buzzing!

The Bee is Buzzing!

Bee Happy! The buzz around the AQS office these days is all about Chattanooga. It’s almost time for QuiltWeek there! The show staff is looking forward to seeing you there, September 16-19, 2015. Our gang loves to eat. Who doesn’t? If you’ll be headed that way, click [Read More]

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015. Pat’s excitement is contagious! Her quit, Saffron Splendor, was inspired by a trip to India. She used silk fabric and decorative stitches to create [Read More]

Fun in Chattanooga in 2015!

Fun in Chattanooga in 2015!

Tucked between the mountains along the beautiful Tennessee River, Chattanooga is one of America’s most breathtaking cities. There’s a world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art, and world-class attractions waiting for you. Enjoy a glimpse of [Read More]

Rami Kim, 3-D Fabric Artist

Rami Kim, 3-D Fabric Artist

AQS author Rami Kim’s exceptional talent blossoms with innovative designs. She is passionate about wearable quilted art and one-of-a-kind home décor. Three-dimensional textures and exciting colors blend with traditional sewing techniques, giving her work an exquisite [Read More]

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]

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When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

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AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

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Melinda Bula, from El Dorado Hills, California, has been sewing since she was a young girl. In love with fabric all her [Read More]

The Bee is Buzzing!

The Bee is Buzzing!

Bee Happy! The buzz around the AQS office these days is all about Chattanooga. It’s almost time for QuiltWeek there! [Read More]

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

Do you have an entire room for sewing, one with many shelves and cabinet spaces? Or are you spending most of your [Read More]

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Here’s an adorable house block, Nolan’s Neighborhood, that can be joined to make a colorful village as [Read More]

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