Thursday September 3rd 2015

‘AQS Publishing’ Archives

A Paducah Story

A Paducah Story

For 26 years, dedicated quilters and fiber artists have made the springtime “pilgrimage” to Paducah, Kentucky, for the annual AQS Quilt Show & Contest. Every year generates not only an amazing array of spectacular quilts and enthusiastic quilters, but also [Read More]

A Star (or Two) is Born!

A Star (or Two) is Born!

Today, April 27, is the day our own Bonnie Browning and upcoming AQS author Judy Woodworth appear on The Quilt Show! Be sure to tune in and watch both quilting experts. Judy will show how to stitch freeform feathers, and Bonnie shows all kinds of ideas for finishing a [Read More]

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]

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Fabric Printing: Make It Better!

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Make it a memorable year when you print photographs of the special times on fabric to create one-of-a-kind quilts, [Read More]

Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Some call it a trendy chevron pattern, but we know that wave or zig-zag designs have been around for decades, no matter [Read More]

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Teri Cherne took home the Best Longarm Machine Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek 2015 in Syracuse, New York. In this video, [Read More]

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

First Place winners of the Ultimate Guild Challenge held during AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015 are [Read More]

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

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