Saturday June 13th 2015

‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

Ricky and Lucy: Prize Winning Quilt!

Ricky and Lucy: Prize Winning Quilt!

At the 2015 AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah, the BERNINA of America, Inc., Best Home Machine Workmanship Award winners were Nancy Sterett Martin and Karen Sistek. After Karen painted the birds on silk, Nancy quilted this award-winner. Watch the video below to learn about the [Read More]

Reduced Hotel Rates in Syracuse!

Reduced Hotel Rates in Syracuse!

AQS has negotiated reduced rates at four hotels near the AQS QuiltWeek® – Syracuse, New York, event in 2015! QuiltWeek dates in Syracuse are July 29-August 1, 2015. Check with the hotels about extending your stay at the same great rates as those listed below. A credit [Read More]

VIDEO: Majestic Mosaic, Best of Show Winner at Paducah in 2015!

VIDEO: Majestic Mosaic, Best of Show Winner at Paducah in 2015!

AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning interviews Renae Haddadin about the Janome America Inc. Best of Show quilt, Majestic Mosaic, at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah in April, 2015. The gorgeous quilt was appliquéd by Karen Kay Buckley and quilted by Renae. Renae shares [Read More]

VIDEO: Coastal Lily by Thelma Childers and Judi Madsen

VIDEO: Coastal Lily by Thelma Childers and Judi Madsen

Thelma Childers and Judi Madsen teamed up to make this imaginative floral quilt. They won 1st Place in the Bed Quilts, Longarm Machine Quilted category at the AQS QuiltWeek quilt contest in Paducah! Thelma says that she stepped out of her usual quilting territory to make [Read More]

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The FANTASTIC FIBERS exhibit at The Yeiser Art Center opened on April 11, 2015, and I was there! This exhibit has all kinds of fiber art to tickle your imagination and is one of The Center’s most engaging, innovative, and colorful exhibits. FANTASTIC FIBERS is an [Read More]

VIDEO: Tink’s Choice

VIDEO: Tink’s Choice

Laura Trenbeath’s quilt, Tink’s Choice, winner of the Best Longarm Machine Quilted award at the QuiltWeek event in Lancaster in 2015, is all foundation pieced. The quilting is fabulous! In the video, Laura explains her use of nailheads and crystals for [Read More]

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Baby Lock Celebrates 10 Years of Building Quilts for Love Over 500 Quilts Donated to Local Hospital Patients Every year, thousands of quilters from around the country flock to Paducah, Kentucky, for the annual AQS QuiltWeek. This year, those who stop at the Baby Lock booth [Read More]

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

We’re having a lot of fun in the AQS home office buying ducks and Quack Packs! A big challenge is ON! AQS is a sponsor of the new Paducky Derby, a sanctioned event of AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2015. The ducks will make their way across the pond at Noble Park [Read More]

Fantastic Fibers 2015

Fantastic Fibers 2015

The Fantastic Fibers 2015 international juried exhibition is about to open! All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center April 1-June 6, 2015. The Fantastic Fibers exhibit is an AQS QuiltWeek sanctioned event. Traditionally, Yeiser Art Center receives [Read More]

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

In this new video, Bethanne Nemesh discusses the fabrics and the processes used in making her pictographic quilt, October Sky, the Best Wall Quilt winner at the AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster in March 2015. The incredible quilt includes 31 stitched creatures and a wide variety [Read More]

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