Thursday July 31st 2014

‘American Quilter’s Society’ Archives

AQS Design Team Color and Design Tips

AQS Design Team Color and Design Tips

At AQS, we work with a fun and friendly group of designers who toil at their computers every day designing ads, book covers and book pages, layout and design for magazines, show books, web pages, and much, much more. They work hard, put in overtime, and we appreciate all [Read More]

AQS Author Demonstrations at Lancaster

AQS Author Demonstrations at Lancaster

Do you know about the author demonstrations at AQS QuiltWeek events? You’ll find an author demonstration area at every show. It’s a great place to meet and greet the authors and watch demonstrations of their work. At AQS QuiltWeek® – Lancaster, PA, March 12-15 [Read More]

Beth Schillig’s Best Innovative Quilt at Phoenix

Beth Schillig’s Best Innovative Quilt at Phoenix

Beth Schillig enjoys a chat about her quilt, WANDERING ‘ROUND MY WORLD, with AQS Show Director, Bonnie Browning, in this video following Beth’s Best Innovative Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek®—Phoenix, AZ 2014. The stiff, circular pieces were created using hand-dyed [Read More]

Escape the Ordinary at Strasburg Rail Road

Escape the Ordinary at Strasburg Rail Road

Now open weekends, the Strasburg Rail Road invites you to climb aboard a 45-minute ride to Paradise, PA, and back. Enjoy scenic views as you travel through the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country during this peaceful ride. Upon your return to the historic East Strasburg [Read More]

February 2014 MQP Show and Tell

The brights! The stitching! The FUN! Take a look at the beautiful quilts February brought to the Gallery at MyQuiltPlace.com. Gather ’round the monitor and let this month’s online show and tell begin! Click on our little scrapbook below, and it will come up on a [Read More]

Video: Pack and Ship Your Quilt

Terry Guill, AQS Director of Show Operations, explains how to properly pack and ship your quilt to AQS for entry into a quilt show. (It’s also a great way to ship any quilt anywhere.) Note: never put the word “quilt” on the box! You’ll also see what [Read More]

Ms. MacDonald and The American Gothic Challenge

Ms. MacDonald and The American Gothic Challenge

At the start of the Great Depression in 1929, a new art movement called Regionalism was born, with paintings that were exclusively from the Midwest and depictions of simple rural life. The American Gothic, a painting by Grant Wood, is a landmark of that era. The next issue [Read More]

Kathi Carter Wins Best of Show

Kathi Carter is the winner of the Best of Show Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Phoenix, Arizona 2014! In an interview with AQS Show Director Bonnie Browning, Kathi explains the variety of techniques she used to make ISABELLE, a uniquely beautiful Japanese Garden quilt that was [Read More]

Go to Pieces at Lancaster!

Go to Pieces at Lancaster!

At AQS QuiltWeek workshops, you can learn to put the pieces together…better! We’re gearing up for another fun and educational series of workshops at AQS QuiltWeek® – Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March 12-15, 2014. Our star-studded lineup of piecing instructors [Read More]

Join AQS at the Bali Pops Dash in Lancaster

You’re invited to join in the fun at the first Bali Pops Dash Quilt-A-Thon at AQS QuiltWeek® 2014 – Lancaster, PA! We’ll be making several quilts for The Stork’s Nest at Lancaster General Hospital during the Bali Pops Dash on March 13, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thanks [Read More]

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In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [Read More]

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