Sunday August 2nd 2015

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Max Hamrick of Colonial Williamsburg

Max Hamrick of Colonial Williamsburg

Fiber dyeing brightened the lives of the citizens of 18th-century America in places like Williamsburg, Virginia. Here’s Max Hamrick, Colonial Williamsburg’s personable fiber dyer and weaver. Max talks about his book Organic Fiber Dyeing and about the use of [Read More]

More – Love to Quilt Books

More – Love to Quilt Books

AQS is proud to present more books from its newest line of quilting and craft books. Love to Quilt books are an economical way to focus on your specific interests or to explore new topics. You’ll find books on quilting, piecing, marbling, and more. Each book is only [Read More]

Meet the Authors: Dr. Peggy G. Rhodes & Julia C. Wood

Meet the Authors: Dr. Peggy G. Rhodes & Julia C. Wood

Dr. Peggy G. Rhodes and Julia C. Wood are the authors of the new AQS book Quick & Easy Hexie Quilts. This dynamic design duo brings new life to the hot trend of quilting with hexagons—they make hand piecing these little gems fast and fun. Dr. Peggy G. Rhodes [Read More]

Meet Sue Nickels

Meet Sue Nickels

Sue Nickels is the author of the new AQS book Fabulous Feathers & Fillers, Design & Machine Quilting Techniques. Sue has been quilting for 34 years, starting by hand and gradually focusing on machine work.  She has been teaching machine techniques for the past 22 [Read More]

Meet Dr. Joyce Mori

Meet Dr. Joyce Mori

Dr. Joyce Mori is the author of the new AQS book Quilting Designs from Native American Pottery. She has been professionally involved in quilting for over 20 years. Her mother introduced her to quilting when she was about 10 years old; her first full-sized quilt was a [Read More]

Meet Carl Hentsch

Meet Carl Hentsch

  My recent quilting adventures reemerged when I moved to Missouri around 2006. However, my interest in crafting started at a very young age. I began my first craft project at the age of six. My first niece was about to be born and with my mother’s help, I created a [Read More]

Meet Robert DeCarli

Meet Robert DeCarli

Robert DeCarli is the AQS author of the new book, Hill & Valley Log Cabins.  Bob’s first life was as a math professor at a Catholic girls’ college in Buffalo. He moved on to function as an engineer at Lockheed Martin in Valley Forge, all the while [Read More]

Make a Surface Design Quilted Postcard with Karen Linduska – Video

Make a Surface Design Quilted Postcard with Karen Linduska – Video

Watch AQS author, Karen Linduska as she demonstrates how to make a quilted postcard using machine surface design techniques. Karen is the author of the AQS books  Your Machine’s Decorative Stitches and Creative Uses for Decorative Stitches.  Let Karen help you get [Read More]

A superstorm story

A superstorm story

If you read “The Family Business” in the December issue of TQL and know New Jersey geography, you may have realized that Manalapan, where Linda Hahn and her family live and work, was right in the path of Hurricane Sandy. We were really relieved when we heard from Linda [Read More]

How to Make Yo-Yo Flowers with Zena Thorpe – Video

Zena Thorpe, author of the AQS book Beautiful Wildflower Appliqué, shows you how to make tiny Yo-Yo flowers in this video. This useful method will allow you to make small flowers that can be used singly or grouped together for beautiful blossoms. [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!

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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

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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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