Monday August 3rd 2015

‘AQS Publishing’ Archives

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]

Be Published – by AQS!

Be Published – by AQS!

You have an original, quilt-related idea. You’d love to see it published as an AQS book. Or you can imagine your latest project in print in American Quilter magazine –with your byline. We’d love to hear from you. It’s easier than you think to submit items for [Read More]

Shared Inspiration in American Quilter Magazine, January 2014 Issue

Shared Inspiration in American Quilter Magazine, January 2014 Issue

Editor-in-Chief, Michele Duffy, can breathe a sigh of relief now that the January 2014 issue of American Quilter magazine has gone to press. Michele shared that she is “excited about this issue because you’ll have a chance to see all the changes in American Quilter that [Read More]

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Most quilters will agree that many of their quilts come from an emotional place. Sending a message in a quilt is not new. What you may consider new is the modern twist as more quilters are experimenting with sleek, chic lines and neutral colors with a splash of bold. [Read More]

Free Pattern – Leaf Magic Book or Journal Cover

Free Pattern – Leaf Magic Book or Journal Cover

Here’s a project that’s a little different for autumn – and kids can help. Encourage children to explore the natural world; how many different kinds of leaves can they find? Which ones are the prettiest? When the project is done, give them the resulting journal or [Read More]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

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

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

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

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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