Thursday June 11th 2015

‘AQS Publishing’ Archives

Are you ready for a mystery?

Are you ready for a mystery?

It’s just a little over a month until the introduction to a new mystery quilt, designed by Beyond the Block authors Linda K. Johnson and Jane K. Wells, is published in the July 2010 issue of American Quilter magazine. This is a mystery like none you’ve ever seen [Read More]

Fantastic debut of the AQS Lancaster quilt show

Fantastic debut of the AQS Lancaster quilt show

The first-ever AQS show in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is now history, but its stunning debut is just the start of a new tradition. Congratulations to Marilyn Badger of St. George, Utah, for winning best of show with her quilt Filigree, shown here. Thousands of [Read More]

Do the math on this quilt!

Do the math on this quilt!

What are fractals? In simplest term, a fractal is a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is approximately a reduced-size copy of the whole. The Sierpinski carpet is a well-known example of a plane fractal first described by Polish [Read More]

Mosaic memorial

Mosaic memorial

Submitted by Marje Rhine, technical pattern editor for American Quilter magazine)In September I lost the girl doggy love of my life, my 14-year-old Sheltie, Daisy. All fall I thought about what I could do to memorialize her in fabric. Not being very proficient at [Read More]

Create Masterful Quilts Based on Mosaic Tiles

Create Masterful Quilts Based on Mosaic Tiles

Mosaic tile patterns have inspired quilters for years, and Jean Biddick is no exception. She has put clever drafting and piecing techniques in play to create visually stunning quilts based on the tiled floors of the Truro Cathedral in England. These exceptional quilts are [Read More]

Wool appliqué

Wool appliqué

Last fall I took a class on wool appliqué with Kathy Kansier, a national teacher, judge, and AQS quilt appraiser. After some preliminary discussion on types of wool, techniques, and equipment, we were given a kit to make this “Fruitopia” wallhanging. If you [Read More]

Olympic Quilt

Olympic Quilt

Hannah Teter, U.S. snowboarder and 2006 gold medalist, is sleeping every night at the Olympic Village under a quilt created by Amp Energy Juice (part of PepsiCo) that features Teter and images from the village of Kirindon, Kenya. Teter, who helped design the quilt, started [Read More]

A new quilting superstition?

A new quilting superstition?

(Submitted by American Quilter magazine contributing editor, Barbara Polston, from Phoenix, Arizona)When I turned my master bedroom into a quilt studio, my quilting friends were all anxious to see the new workspace. My friend, Anita, gifted me with this small cut glass [Read More]

Shipping Quilts – Revised – A Long Post

The Previous Post information below was posted on June 19, 2009. So you don’t have to click away to find it, it’s copied here, along with additional information offered by Pat in Montana, who has 25 years of experience in shipping. New Entry: When you ship [Read More]

Escape from the Quilt Police!

Escape from the Quilt Police!

If you’ve ever longed to break free from traditional quiltmaking but weren’t sure how to begin, Kathryn Schmidt’s brand-new book, Rule-Breaking Quilts, is for you. Using just six fat quarters and two simple cutting techniques, she guides you towards making [Read More]

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AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

Let the Hunt Begin! Join the fun! See how many quilty things you can find on ShopAQS.com and win prizes, too! Six weeks [Read More]

Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Syracuse, July 29 through August 1, 2015: FOR [Read More]

VIDEO: Using Janome Circular Attachments

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Nancy Fiedler from Janome demonstrates making circles on her Memory Craft Horizon 8900. You can make circles from any [Read More]

Five Reasons to Love Northern Indiana Amish Country

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Looking for a fun road trip? 5 Reasons Quilters Love Northern Indiana’s Amish Country 1). We love quilters Our [Read More]

Brenda Miller’s Bag Sewing Tips!

Brenda Miller’s Bag Sewing Tips!

Have you thought about making a quilted or fabric bag but don’t know where to begin? How do you create a bag that [Read More]

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