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‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

Quilt Judge Scott Murkin: Making Choices

Quilt Judge Scott Murkin: Making Choices

Certified Quilt Judge Scott Murkin discusses the quilt judging process with AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning. Hear about the “Wow!” factor, choosing Best of Show, and some of the specific criteria used when judging. Scott discusses initial screenings [Read More]

Famous Photo Becomes a Quilt: Hard Times

Famous Photo Becomes a Quilt: Hard Times

If you are familiar with the famous photo “The Migrant Mother” taken by Dorothea Lange, you’ll be doubly amazed at the amazing piecing and thread painting done by Lynn Czaban! Her quilt, Hard Times, won Third Place in Small Wall Quilts: Pictorial, sponsored by [Read More]

AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

Let the Hunt Begin! Join the fun! See how many quilty things you can find on ShopAQS.com and win prizes, too! Six weeks of fun, six prize packages, six lucky winners! Over the next six weeks, search ShopAQS.com using the hints provided. Once you locate the product, jot down [Read More]

Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Syracuse, July 29 through August 1, 2015: FOR THE FIRST TIME AT AN AQS QUILTWEEK, we’re proud to present: The Medium and the Message: The Quilts of Thomas Knauer Quilts are more than just [Read More]

Entering AQS Quilt Contests

Entering AQS Quilt Contests

June 2, 2015 So you’d like to enter an AQS Quilt Contest, but it seems a little daunting? We have SO MANY answers for you, from photographing for the best look when entering (it makes a huge difference!), to step-by-step instructions for the online forms, to shipping [Read More]

New Quilts From Old Favorites: What’s Next?

New Quilts From Old Favorites: What’s Next?

What a treat! Photos of the five winning quilts in the New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2015: Nine Patch contest sponsored by MODA Fabrics and Janome America, Inc. are waiting for you at the The National Quilt Museum’s website. Click HERE to see them! It’s just [Read More]

Video: Chasing Bubbles wins Moda Best Wall Quilt Award

Video: Chasing Bubbles wins Moda Best Wall Quilt Award

Learn how Hiroko and Mosanobu Miyama designed and created the Moda Fabrics Best Wall Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015, sponsored by Moda Fabrics. In this interview with AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning, Hiroko and Mosanobu explain their [Read More]

Video: Captain Kimo is a Winner!

Video: Captain Kimo is a Winner!

Nancy Sterett Martin’s wall quilt, Captain Kimo, was a hit at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2015. Nancy, who resides in Owensboro, Kentucky, took inspiration from the www.captainkimo.com website, where she found the nature photographer’s heron photo and received [Read More]

To Market, To Market…

To Market, To Market…

“What happens at Quilt Market?” Several AQS employees traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in mid-May to attend the International Quilt Market on behalf of AQS Publishing. AQS was a part of the hundreds of booths, representing small to very, very large companies, [Read More]

School Block Challenge WINNERS 2015

School Block Challenge WINNERS 2015

Children and creativity go together! And creative children have the opportunity to win in the nationwide School Block Challenge held at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky. Sponsored by MODA Fabrics, the School Block Challenge is a yearly contest. Participating [Read More]

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