Wednesday August 20th 2014

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Technology & Quiltmaking

Technology & Quiltmaking

Do you own a computer? Point-and-shoot camera? Smart phone? Tablet? Are you using this equipment in producing and/or photographing your quilts. Or, do you need to learn more about it before you try to use today’s technology? Let’s start by looking at some design [Read More]

Fun at AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte

Fun at AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte

There is still time to join in the fun at AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 – August 2, 2014. Start by booking your hotel room – there are still some rooms available for $129 plus taxes at the Charlotte Marriott City Center. Click here to book your [Read More]

Free Pattern – HYDE PARK

Free Pattern – HYDE PARK

In the early 1980s while living in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Judy Laquidara was wasting time during her lunch hour when she stumbled across a little quilt shop. In the days and weeks following, she spent many lunch hours (and most of her earnings!) in that little quilt shop. [Read More]

Video: AQS Quilt Show 1992

Enjoy this look back at the 1992 AQS Quilt Show in Paducah, Kentucky. You’ll see delightful interviews with Claudia Edmonds, Libby Lehman, Beverly Cosby, Zena Thorpe, Anne Oliver (Best of Show), Catherine Bahnsen, and Eunice Hill. The theme was “Windows.” And [Read More]

THE VALUE OF GEARS: an Interview with Judith Phelps

THE VALUE OF GEARS: an Interview with Judith Phelps

THE VALUE OF GEARS, 51 x 51 Judith Phelps, Battle Ground, Washington Judith is enthusiastic about what she likes: “I love color and detail. I love appliqué and embroidery. I love art quilts.” She’s an artist who has been a quilter for ten years, and this is the first [Read More]

July Already?

July Already?

July may have caught you by surprise, but autumn won’t sneak up on you. Think “burnished golds, deep reds, and leaves” and start stitching now! The full-size Fall Into Spring pattern is a gorgeous place to start! Here’s more about Cheryl See’s [Read More]

Great Rate for Marriott City Center in Charlotte, NC

Great Rate for Marriott City Center in Charlotte, NC

Need a hotel room in Charlotte, North Carolina, between July 29 and August 3? These reduced rates for the Charlotte Marriott City Center will save you more than $100 compared with the current room online rate of $269. Book your room(s) for just $129 plus taxes per night! [Read More]

Register, Book Your Room & Join Us in Chattanooga

Register, Book Your Room & Join Us in Chattanooga

Now that registration is open for AQS QuiltWeek in Chattanooga, complete your registration for the show, and then don’t forget to book your hotel room. We want you to join in all of the fun in the Scenic City – yes, that’s Chattanooga! Working with the [Read More]

Summer at My Quilt Place

Summer at My Quilt Place

Click on the photos and the links to see more information about each quilt and quilter–then click your “back arrow” to come back for more! Yippeeee!!! Summer is here, so I’ve been scouring the My Quilt Place Gallery for quilts that look like warm [Read More]

At Grand Rapids: the QUILT OF BELONGING!

At Grand Rapids: the QUILT OF BELONGING!

The monumental textile mosaic, QUILT OF BELONGING, is heading for the QuiltWeek event in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 20-23, 2014! It’s a 120-foot-long recording of human history; you will certainly be touched by the hearts of the 263 cultures responsible for the [Read More]

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