Saturday September 20th 2014

‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

April in Paducah – So Much to See and Do

April in Paducah – So Much to See and Do

April is a wonderful month for visiting Paducah! If you will be attending AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014, take some time to experience these other fabulous Paducah landmarks! The National Quilt Museum is just two blocks from the show – you won’t have [Read More]

Meet Zena Thorpe

Meet Zena Thorpe

Although she was a Southern California resident for more than half her life, Zena Thorpe was born in England, and her work reflects Britain’s ancient history. She learned all needle crafts except quilting from her mother, who was very patient in showing and explaining. [Read More]

Win-win situation

Win-win situation

This time, our timing couldn’t have been better. In the April issue of TQL, we’ve featured a technique from Janet Stone called Fabulous Faux Flange. It’s a binding method with a cool twist, done entirely by machine. It’s way easier than it looks! I [Read More]

Free Pattern – Scraps, Inc.

Free Pattern – Scraps, Inc.

This pattern by Linda K. Johnson and her grandson, Griffin, incorporates scraps into a beautiful quilt that is so much fun to make, you may want to cut new scraps! The scraps are pieced onto foundation fabric that stabilizes the bias edges and remains a permanent part of [Read More]

Meet Kent Mick

Meet Kent Mick

In 2003, woodworking hobbyist and luxury car mechanic Kent Mick made doll beds for two of his granddaughters for Christmas. His wife, Judy, suggested that they make quilts for the beds. Neither had quilted before, but they worked together to make miniature quilts for the [Read More]

Two Big Events at Paducah in 2014!

Two Big Events at Paducah in 2014!

Don’t Let the Cowboy Hat Fool You – A Musical Event with Ricky Tims You’ve heard of him. Maybe you’ve seen him, in one of his seven previous performances at Carson Four Rivers Center. One thing is for sure, Ricky Tims is gearing up for another fabulous performance [Read More]

Lorilynn King, Innovative Wall Quilts Winner at Phoenix 2014

Melissa Winters interviews Lorilynn King, who won first place in the Innovative Wall Quilts category at AQS Quiltweek – Phoenix, AZ 2014. The quilt, A POCKET FULL OF PAISLEYS, is her own design. It was started about three years ago and makes extensive use of [Read More]

March 2014 MQP Show and Tell!

March 2014 MQP Show and Tell!

Quilters on MyQuiltPlace must have been in the mood to monkey around this month! Take a look at this adorable child’s quilt, Peekaboo Monkeys, added to the MyQuiltPlace Gallery by Lois Flannery of Minnesota: Cathie Scanlon of Washington made a Monkey Madness quilt. [Read More]

Meet Jan Cerney

Meet Jan Cerney

Jan Cerney, author of The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts, made her first quilt on a treadle sewing machine. The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts is her first novel, but Jan is no stranger to writing. She has authored and co-authored several historical books in the Images of [Read More]

Video: First Place Wall Quilt at Lancaster

Video: First Place Wall Quilt at Lancaster

Here’s Lisa Calle in an interview with American Quilter Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy, describing the develop-as-it goes process she used when making her 1st Place Longarm/Midarm Wall Quilt winner, RED VELVET. Lisa doesn’t start with a finished design in her head; [Read More]

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Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Here’s a design from Helen Squire’s book, Quilting Designs for Sashing, Blocks & Borders. It’s a [Read More]

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

Linda Baxter Lasco is a fourth-generation, award-winning quilter. As senior editor at the American Quilter’s [Read More]

Tuesday Night Friends are Just Winging It

Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning [Read More]

Dress a Graduate–It’s Elementary!

by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in [Read More]

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(Note: the number of jelly roll strips has changed.) What would be more fun than making some new quilting friends and [Read More]

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