Wednesday August 5th 2015

‘AQS Publishing’ Archives

It’s Show Time!

The quilts are up, the vendors are in, the quilters are arriving every minute. The dogwoods are hanging on to their blossoms just long enough for everyone to get that last glimpse, and the weather is gorgeous. The National Quilt Museum has fabulous exhibits up and the area [Read More]

Inspired by Judith Larzelere

Inspired by Judith Larzelere

Quilt artist Judith Larzelere has delighted and amazed countless quilters with her stunning use of color since she began exhibiting her quilts in the late 1970s. After reading the profile article on “Jude” (as she likes to be called) in the January 2010 issue of [Read More]

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]

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Inspired by the 1933 Aunt Martha pattern, this 9″ vintage airplane block shows off old-time charm with simplified [Read More]

Wee Quilts for Wee Folk: No Ordinary Quilts!

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My Quilt Place is an online community of quilters who gather to share knowledge, ideas, photos, and fun! There’s a [Read More]

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Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

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These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

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