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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]

Everybody’s Working for the Weekend

Everybody’s Working for the Weekend

Here’s the perfect antidote to the Monday morning blues…a new book from AQS meant specifically to use on weekends! Or any day you have an hour to spare! In Weekend Quilts Judy Laquidara has created 16 easy, colorful quilts that are a joy to make and use. The [Read More]

A flock of blocks

A flock of blocks

(Submitted by Marje Rhine, American Quilter pattern editor)I admit it – I am (or was) a scrap saver. Almost no scrap was too small to go into one of my many scrap boxes or bags. But there were way too many, so as one of my New Year’s resolutions, I decided to pare down [Read More]

Facebook Farmers, Merry Band Members, and Celebrity Queries

Little did I know that we’d be buried in submissions from the FarmVille/Farm Town farmers. Thank you everybody! The comments were a treat to read, too. You’ll see the fruits of the harvest in issue 2 of The Quilt Life (June 2010).      If you [Read More]

Circle of Fire – a blue-ribbon winner

Circle of Fire – a blue-ribbon winner

Many American Quilter readers wrote to me about our November 2009 cover quilt, Circle of Fire, designed and made by Pat Wolfe of San Diego, California. Some were seeking the source of Pat’s black batik background fabric (no longer available, sorry to say), and some [Read More]

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Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group [Read More]

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

RED FEATHERS is the distinctive quilt that won 3rd Place, Large Quilts–Longarm Machine Quilted at the 2015 AQS [Read More]

New Zealand: Following the Koru

New Zealand: Following the Koru

Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand [Read More]

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

History buffs and those who appreciate incredible embroidery, you’ll enjoy the photos of this quilt. This [Read More]

Working for Others:  Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

Working for Others: Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

“A guild with a purpose,” this small group of forty-two created 136 quilts in one year for charity! 46 baby quilts [Read More]

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