Wednesday September 17th 2014

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Free Pattern: MIDNIGHT DREAMS

Free Pattern: MIDNIGHT DREAMS

Marjorie Rhine designed MIDNIGHT DREAMS to make use of the variable colors that are often natural to batiks. What a fine way to achieve a coordinated-fabric appearance with individual yardage! The pattern includes fabric requirements and cutting directions for that method [Read More]

Free: Fern Quilting Pattern

Free: Fern Quilting Pattern

Do you have ferns in your yard or on your porch? If they haven’t wilted from the heat of summer, they may be growing healthily in wide green strands out of the pot or across the patio. This week’s quilting pattern, designed by Regina Carter, is like that! Take [Read More]

Video: VARIEGATED by Paige Alexander

Enjoy AQ Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy’s conversation with Paige Alexander of South Carolina, Honorable Mention award winner in Wall Quilts/Modern at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, North Carolina 2014. Paige explains the creative process and the challenges she faced [Read More]

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of curves is created. Although the version shown is done in Japanese and Japanese-style prints, it will look equally fabulous when made from your stash [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper combines fusible appliqué with no-template piecing. That means quick construction, and a touch of hand embroidery adds finesse! Click HERE for complete pattern [Read More]

Free Pattern: BOLD & BRIGHT

Free Pattern: BOLD & BRIGHT

Create BOLD & BRIGHT, a 16″ x 16″ art quilt by Dr. Joyce Mori! It was featured in American Quilter in May 2014. Although the colors on this mixed-media art quilt are intense and modern, the appliqué designs are Native American motifs. Other motifs can be [Read More]

Free Pattern – Log House Block

Free Pattern – Log House Block

There’s no better time than summer to build a new house. A Log House block or quilt, that is! Today’s free pattern is a large block (22½” x 12½”) that appeared in a circa 1880s quilt. A few templates are needed, but most pieces can be rotary cut. Find the [Read More]

Save Your Online American Quilter Magazines NOW.

Save Your Online American Quilter Magazines NOW.

American Quilter magazine is better than ever! I am excited to announce that the online version of American Quilter will become an enhanced digital version within a few weeks. Watch for the roll out of our new digital app, which will be available SOON on iOS devices like [Read More]

Free Pattern: TRAIL TO PADUCAH

Free Pattern: TRAIL TO PADUCAH

This year’s QuiltWeek event in Paducah was a delightful experience and is now a sweet memory! We were so happy to see all who attended. Here’s a THANK YOU treat! Enjoy this free quilt pattern, TRAIL TO PADUCAH, which will finish at about 79″ x 79″. [Read More]

Meet Teri Henderson Tope

Meet Teri Henderson Tope

Teri Henderson Tope is a lifelong sewist who tried every medium available (that many of us find familiar) when she was young, from sewing clothes for her Barbie® dolls on an old Singer sewing machine to making macramé plant hangers, and from 4-H projects to the most [Read More]

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Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

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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!

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

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