Saturday August 30th 2014

‘American Quilter’ Archives

Playful Prismatic Flowers

Playful Prismatic Flowers

By Barbara Olson The wondrous array of flowers in nature is the inspiration for my Prismatic Flowers technique. It is not meant to replicate a flower petal by petal but to capture its essence in a playful way. Fabric choices: Explore your fabric collection and look for [Read More]

Free Pattern – Tiffany Bluebird

Free Pattern – Tiffany Bluebird

If you love the look of stained glass and are up to the challenge of sewing with silk charmeuse, this lovely pattern will have your  heart soaring. Click here for the Fabric & Cutting Requirements Click here to download the PDF version. Free Pattern reprinted from [Read More]

New – Nature Dreaming Aboriginal Fabric Collection

New – Nature Dreaming Aboriginal  Fabric Collection

The designs on these beautiful Australian fabrics are from Aboriginal artists. Australian Aboriginal designs have a heritage that dates back at least 5,000 years. Much of Aboriginal history exists in the form of  Dreaming stories which explain all of life and are central [Read More]

Clear Sailing

Clear Sailing

Foundation Piecing – It’s a Breeze Reprinted from American Quilter Magazine By: Marci Baker CLEAR SAILING, 47-1/2″ x 64-1/2″. All quilts by Marci Baker I’ve always been intrigued by the foundation piecing technique, sometimes referred to as paper piecing. [Read More]

Organizing Your Quilting Space

Organizing Your Quilting Space

Organization tips for quilters by Linda Griffith Do you ever avoid quilting time because of the mess in your sewing space? As a professional organizer and avid quilter, I travel the country helping others organize their sewing spaces for optimum efficiency. I’d like to [Read More]

Quilts Set Sail

Quilts Set Sail

By Linda Lane Thornton Reprinted from American Quilter Magazine A year ago, the sewing room in my home in England had a large worktable topped with a bookcase holding books and files of projects cut from magazines. My sewing machine, albeit an old and rather cantankerous [Read More]

July 2013 Issue of American Quilter Now Available

July 2013 Issue of <em>American Quilter</em> Now Available

Enjoy the July 2013 Issue of American Quilter magazine. This issue is filled with 77 show stopping, award winning quilts from both AQS QuiltWeek™ – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2013 and AQS QuiltWeek –  Paducah, Kentucky 2013. It’s an issue you won’t want to [Read More]

Slice of Heaven

Slice of Heaven

By Jackie Hillman Living in a small town outside of Houston, Texas, known for growing watermelons, I was motivated to design a watermelon quilt. The center of SLICE OF HEAVEN looks complicated, but it is actually made using a bargello technique. Follow these instructions to [Read More]

Quilting the Modern Quilt

Quilting the Modern Quilt

By Weeks Ringle When we asked quilters to tell us the hardest part of making a modern quilt, almost all responded that planning and executing the quilting was challenging. Many who send their quilts to longarm quilters admitted to relinquishing the decision making to the [Read More]

Janome Best of Show – AQS QuiltWeek™ 2013

Janome Best of Show – AQS QuiltWeek™ 2013

After a year of “thinking about it,” Karen decided to accept Renae’s suggestion to undertake a joint project. They weren’t strangers; their paths had crossed numerous times at various shows so they knew each other and knew each other’s work. Colorful pottery and [Read More]

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