Wednesday February 26th 2014

‘American Quilter’ 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]

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

When Jeri Auty made her first Tessellating Pinwheel block, she became intrigued with the process of taking square blocks of color, cutting them, and turning them into interlocking, spinning pinwheel designs. Depending upon the color, value, and placement of the fabrics, [Read More]

Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

UPDATE 2/4/14: There’s been a small change in Michele Duffy’s (AQ magazine Editor-in-Chief) itinerary. Due to the inclement weather we have here in Paducah, Michele will not be in Phoenix after all. Feel free to contact her here if you have an article idea. Her email is [Read More]

An Appliqué Tip from Barbara Burnham

Barbara Burnham, author of Baltimore Garden Quilt, is an expert in the art of appliqué. She writes articles about appliqué, quilting techniques, and antique quilts. She is also an active participant with online groups of quilt collectors, historians, and appliqué [Read More]

Meet Michele Duffy at QuiltWeek® in Phoenix

Meet Michele Duffy at QuiltWeek® in Phoenix

UPDATE 2/4/14: There’s been a small change in Michele Duffy’s (AQ magazine Editor-in-Chief) itinerary. Due to the inclement weather we have here in Paducah, Michele will not be in Phoenix after all. Feel free to contact her here if you have an article idea. Her email is [Read More]

Take Note—The Quilt Notebook

Take Note—The Quilt Notebook

Last week on her blog, The Inbox Jaunt, Lori Kennedy introduced the concept of using a quilt notebook as a central location for planning, documenting, and evaluating each quilt and project. In the short run, a Quilt Notebook will become your catch-all for all projects, from [Read More]

It’s Time to Enter the Giving Quilt Challenge!

It’s Time to Enter the Giving Quilt Challenge!

Quilted in Honor is a fundraising initiative, initiated by Island Batik, intended to harness the collective power of quilters to support U.S. veterans and their families. Operation Homefront was chosen to be the beneficiary of the Quilted in Honor project. Operation [Read More]

The Iron Giveaway Winner is…

Francine Lee! Francine, from New York, was excited to hear that she’s the winner of the Reliable Iron offered in the American Quilter giveaway in last week’s OnPoint and on Facebook. We received 3,937 entries and learned a lot about your “first project of 2014”! The [Read More]

Win a New Iron!

1/7/2014: CONGRATULATIONS! The winner of the Reliable Iron is Francine Lee! 1/2/2014: YAY! The raffle is working now and we welcome your entries. Please use your first name only when filling out the information; we will be able to contact you via your e-mail address. [Read More]

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

After being inspired by Fran Gonzalez’s online EQ classes at www.QuiltUniversity.com, Christine Brown organized an Electric Quilt self-help bee group in the Denver area. They started meeting twice a month for a year, bringing laptops, manuals, and current projects to each [Read More]

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We’re seeing a hint of life in the delicate dogwood buds of Quilt City USA®, thanks to a warmer sunny day or two. [Read More]

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AQS Design Team Color and Design Tips

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At AQS, we work with a fun and friendly group of designers who toil at their computers every day designing ads, book [Read More]

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Do you know about the author demonstrations at AQS QuiltWeek events? You’ll find an author demonstration area at [Read More]

Beth Schillig’s Best Innovative Quilt at Phoenix

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Beth Schillig enjoys a chat about her quilt, WANDERING ‘ROUND MY WORLD, with AQS Show Director, Bonnie Browning, [Read More]

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