Wednesday March 25th 2015

‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

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 QuiltWeek® event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Marilyn Badger, who did the intricate quilting, was interviewed by AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning: The [Read More]

Video: Cathy Geier Wins 1st Place-Wall, Landscape at Albuquerque 2015

Cathy Geier begain this quilt as an experiment in capturing a tree in sunset. The experiment was successful! She became the 1st Place winner, Wall Quilts – Landscape at the Albuquerque QuiltWeek event in January. Cathy uses many innovative techniques; be sure to watch [Read More]

WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge Traveling Exhibit

WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge Traveling Exhibit

Artists from all over the U.S. were inspired by Cherrywood Fabrics’ hand-dyed “Wicked Greens” and black in 2014! They each created an imaginative 20-inch square quilt using the theme “Wicked.” Most were influenced by the Broadway hit musical [Read More]

Come to Lancaster in 2015!

Come to Lancaster in 2015!

Enjoy an exciting visit to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where a world of quilting adventures will be waiting for you! It’s time to get your tickets, find a hotel, sign up for workshops and lectures, and call your quilting friends! The 2015 AQS QuiltWeek event in Lancaster [Read More]

Video: Connie Griner at Albuquerque QuiltWeek 2015

AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Connie Griner, who won 2nd Place in the Large Quilts–Home Machine Quilted category at the 2015 QuiltWeek event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Connie was looking for a quilting challenge upon her retirement in 2013, and [Read More]

DMAQG–500 Members Strong!

DMAQG–500 Members Strong!

Here’s a spotlight on a big, busy guild that does so much for others! Introducing: The Des Moines Area Quilters Guild! Mina Lea (Mike) Wigg, owner of Des Moines’s first quilt shop, Mrs. Wigg’s Cabbage Patch, suggested that quilters in the area should get together [Read More]

AQS: Sponsoring Phi Theta Kappa in the Fight Against Cancer!

AQS: Sponsoring Phi Theta Kappa in the Fight Against Cancer!

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once [Read More]

Meet Linda Carlson at Lancaster in 2015

Meet Linda Carlson at Lancaster in 2015

Linda Carlson is a quilter with an appealing sense of humor, a fabric line for modern quilters and sewists, a history-loving attitude, and teaching is her first love! A special announcement from Linda and AQS: If you’ve considered taking a class with Linda Carlson, the [Read More]

Learn at AQS QuiltWeek Lectures!

Learn at AQS QuiltWeek Lectures!

The lecture halls at AQS QuiltWeeks provide fulfilling opportunities to learn from the best quilters in the world and, with average hour-long scheduled times, they easily fit into your QuiltWeek schedule! At QuiltWeek lectures, you have an up-close-and-personal opportunity [Read More]

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]

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The Gala of the Unexpected Quilt Contest

The Gala of the Unexpected Quilt Contest

Historically, quilts had a cloth top and back, some form of batting in the middle, and were stitched together with [Read More]

Guild Honors Military With Quilts

Guild Honors Military With Quilts

(Photo Credit: Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic) The words security and safety describe the efforts of US soldiers. [Read More]

Video: STARS ON MARS, Best of Show at Lancaster, 2015

Video: STARS ON MARS, Best of Show at Lancaster, 2015

Here’s a close-up look at the Best of Show quilt from the recent AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania! STARS ON [Read More]

Two Tutorials: Easter Appliqué from BERNINA®!

Two Tutorials: Easter Appliqué from BERNINA®!

New from BERNINA®: Two adorable Easter projects! Are you hosting an Easter brunch or special springtime event? Make [Read More]

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS [Read More]

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