Wednesday December 30th 2015

‘AQS Publishing’ Archives

AQS Design Team Color and Design Tips

AQS Design Team Color and Design Tips

At AQS, we work with a fun and friendly group of designers who toil at their computers every day designing ads, book covers and book pages, layout and design for magazines, show books, web pages, and much, much more. They work hard, put in overtime, and we appreciate all [Read More]

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

When Jeri Auty made her first Tessellating Pinwheel block, she became intrigued with the process of taking square blocks of color, cutting them, and turning them into interlocking, spinning pinwheel designs. Depending upon the color, value, and placement of the fabrics, [Read More]

An Appliqué Tip from Barbara Burnham

Barbara Burnham, author of Baltimore Garden Quilt, is an expert in the art of appliqué. She writes articles about appliqué, quilting techniques, and antique quilts. She is also an active participant with online groups of quilt collectors, historians, and appliqué [Read More]

Take Note—The Quilt Notebook

Take Note—The Quilt Notebook

Last week on her blog, The Inbox Jaunt, Lori Kennedy introduced the concept of using a quilt notebook as a central location for planning, documenting, and evaluating each quilt and project. In the short run, a Quilt Notebook will become your catch-all for all projects, from [Read More]

It’s Time to Enter the Giving Quilt Challenge!

It’s Time to Enter the Giving Quilt Challenge!

Quilted in Honor is a fundraising initiative, initiated by Island Batik, intended to harness the collective power of quilters to support U.S. veterans and their families. Operation Homefront was chosen to be the beneficiary of the Quilted in Honor project. Operation [Read More]

The Iron Giveaway Winner is…

Francine Lee! Francine, from New York, was excited to hear that she’s the winner of the Reliable Iron offered in the American Quilter giveaway in last week’s OnPoint and on Facebook. We received 3,937 entries and learned a lot about your “first project of 2014”! The [Read More]

Win a New Iron!

1/7/2014: CONGRATULATIONS! The winner of the Reliable Iron is Francine Lee! 1/2/2014: YAY! The raffle is working now and we welcome your entries. Please use your first name only when filling out the information; we will be able to contact you via your e-mail address. [Read More]

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

After being inspired by Fran Gonzalez’s online EQ classes at www.QuiltUniversity.com, Christine Brown organized an Electric Quilt self-help bee group in the Denver area. They started meeting twice a month for a year, bringing laptops, manuals, and current projects to each [Read More]

What’s On Your Christmas Wish List?

What’s On Your Christmas Wish List?

Have you made out your Christmas list? I know it always helps to drop a few hints here and there—or in some cases to make out a list. Here are some things you might want to add to your Christmas list or maybe get as gifts for your quilting friends: *An AQS [Read More]

Challenge-Loving Guilds, This is for YOU!

Challenge-Loving Guilds, This is for YOU!

Here’s a special message to quilt guilds everywhere, to those quilters who gather regularly to make beautiful quilts, learn new techniques, and often work with loving hands to benefit charity giving of one sort or another. Don’t you love a good challenge? Well, here’s [Read More]

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Finish Your Forest Friends Scene

Finish Your Forest Friends Scene

Make a home for your six Forest Friends (see below for links) with these background elements. Make the scene your own [Read More]

AQS Countdown to Christmas Quilt

AQS Countdown to Christmas Quilt

Let’s Count Down to Christmas with 25 blocks designed for template handwork. Steal quiet moments throughout the [Read More]

The QuiltWeek Year in Review 2015

The QuiltWeek Year in Review 2015

Quilters and friends, thank you for a year of fun and fabulous quilts! Grab a cup of tea and relax in a comfy chair. [Read More]

So MANY Free Patterns!

So MANY Free Patterns!

When you sign up for the AQS e-newsletter, OnPoint, a world of free patterns is at your fingertips! Every week, quality [Read More]

Colorful Escape: A Gift for You!

Colorful Escape: A Gift for You!

The AQS Design Team has incredible talent, including the artists who designed these coloring pages just for you. Some [Read More]

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