Friday February 27th 2015

‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

Come to QuiltWeek 2016 in Florida and 7 More!

At AQS, we like to plan ahead. So we’re happy to announce that a NEW QUILTWEEK EVENT will be held at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, on February 24-27, 2016! That brings our QuiltWeek number to an all-time high with EIGHT fabulous events full of contest quilts [Read More]

Young Creative Artist? You might win!

Young Creative Artist? You might win!

If you are a young creative artist or art student… If you love to work with fabric, fibers, textiles of any kind… If you love what you do and want others to see it, too… It’s time to put your work on display! Enter by 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2015 [Read More]

AQS on Pinterest

AQS on Pinterest

Who doesn’t love Pinterest pinning? I’m guessing you might say that only if you haven’t tried it! The highly popular (and some may say addictive) online bulletin board allows you to save images of all the things you love to “Boards.”  How [Read More]

New Mexico Block

New Mexico Block

Hello, Albuquerque! In honor of our first-ever AQS QuiltWeek in Albuquerque, New Mexico, here’s a unique block with lots of color possibilities. You might want to try your colored pencils or markers on a few copied sheets of this block for a little extra fun. Please note [Read More]

Online Voting — Dogwood Challenge!

Online Voting — Dogwood Challenge!

The challenge was accepted, photos of quilts were submitted, and it’s time to VOTE ONLINE for the winner of the AQS 30th Anniversary Dogwood Online Quilt Competition! At least 50% of the fabric used in the challenge quilts was required to be from the AQS Anniversary [Read More]

Head into the New Year with New Books from AQS!

Head into the New Year with New Books from AQS!

Check out the latest books from AQS Publishing, with beautiful illustrations that step beyond “pattern books” to become treasuries of impeccable design! Mi Amor by Margarete Heinisch All the things we celebrate in life are depicted in this Baltimore Album-style [Read More]

Enchanted Inspiration

Enchanted Inspiration

You’ll find a world of artistic inspiration in Albuquerque in January when AQS QuiltWeek® comes to diverse and beautiful New Mexico! Home to some of America’s oldest cities and 22 Native American communities, the Southwest region’s varied geographic [Read More]

The Circle

The Circle

  December 2014 December 2014 [Read More]

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from AQS

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from AQS

The Halloween pumpkins are gone from the porch The leaves, gold and red, on the ground. It’s time to start cooking and baking and such For Thanksgiving Day’s coming ’round. Generations of family and friends beat the weather To dwell with glad tidings and [Read More]

For the Love of (Christmas) Trees

For the Love of (Christmas) Trees

It’s no secret, I love trees. I love spring-flowering trees (like Paducah’s famous dogwoods), I love summer trees (like the pretty crepe myrtle in my yard), and ohh those pretty red maples of autumn! (And aspens! and birches! and weeping willows! I could go on, [Read More]

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Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group [Read More]

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

RED FEATHERS is the distinctive quilt that won 3rd Place, Large Quilts–Longarm Machine Quilted at the 2015 AQS [Read More]

New Zealand: Following the Koru

New Zealand: Following the Koru

Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand [Read More]

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

History buffs and those who appreciate incredible embroidery, you’ll enjoy the photos of this quilt. This [Read More]

Working for Others:  Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

Working for Others: Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

“A guild with a purpose,” this small group of forty-two created 136 quilts in one year for charity! 46 baby quilts [Read More]

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