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Free – Housework Makes You Ugly Pattern

Free – Housework Makes You Ugly Pattern

“I don’t know about you, but I have never seen a person look beautiful while cleaning a messy house! My kids think I get pretty ugly while cleaning ours.” So says Teri Henderson Tope about the inspiration for her humorous wall quilt, Housework Makes You [Read More]

The Best in Quilting Design Books

The Best in Quilting Design Books

Create Your Own Dream Feathers by Peggy Holt You’ve probably heard the saying “it’s not a quilt, until it’s quilted.” The full line of quilting design books from AQS will give you unlimited choices and inspiration for all of your quilting [Read More]

Appliqué in Reverse by Teri Henderson Tope

Appliqué in Reverse by Teri Henderson Tope

Appliqué in Reverse by Teri Henderson Tope will show you how to create unique dimensional quilts using this classical technique. The information in this book will make intricate hand-appliqué fast and easy! The secret? Use large pieces of background fabric underneath [Read More]

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing!

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing!

Really…..you won’t  believe that the quilts in I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing by Ann Seely and Joyce Stewart aren’t pieced. If you love appliqué, but don’t like to piece this is the book for you. If you enjoy appliqué, but love the [Read More]

Free — Love Blooms Quilt Pattern by Ann Seely

Free — Love Blooms Quilt Pattern by Ann Seely

Love Blooms is a free pattern designed by Joyce Stewart.  The quilt looks like it is intricate piecing, but it’s actually the appliqué method introduced by Joyce and Ann Seely in their book, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing! Here’s your chance to [Read More]

Let Easy Batik Landscape Quilts Help You Use Your Batiks

Let Easy Batik Landscape Quilts Help You Use Your Batiks

Batik fabrics are often some of the most treasured in our fabric stash. The vibrant colors and one-of-a-kind designs make them truly unique. Maybe that’s why so many of us have a terrible time actually using them. How many times have you put a batik fabric back on the [Read More]

Meet Barbara M. Burnham

Meet Barbara M. Burnham

Barbara M. Burnham  is the author of the new AQS  book Baltimore Garden Quilt. At the age of five, Barbara learned to sew from her grandmother, threading a shoestring through perforated cardboard drawings. Embroidery and crewel became her favorite pastimes. In 1972, her [Read More]

Meet Martha DeLeonardis

Meet Martha DeLeonardis

Martha DeLeonardis is the author of the newest AQS book,  T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy. Martha is an internationally known, award -winning quilt artist who grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from Ohio University in 1981 with a BS in chemical engineering. Martha worked [Read More]

About the Author- Meet Nancy Prince

About the Author- Meet Nancy Prince

Nancy Prince is the author of the AQS books,  Thread Painting with Style and Quilt Savvy: Simple Thread Painting. Nancy’s introduction to needle and thread came from a very creative mother who introduced her at an early age to a sewing machine. As a result, fabric [Read More]

Thread Painting with Style by Nancy Prince

Thread Painting with Style by Nancy Prince

Learn to use your needle as an artist’s paintbrush in this new AQS book by Nancy Prince. In this comprehensive reference, award-winning quilter Nancy Prince shows you everything you need to know to thread paint with style. This wonderfully detailed instructional book [Read More]

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The New York Times named Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World. Tucked between [Read More]

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

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We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of [Read More]

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

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In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [Read More]

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AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with [Read More]

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Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

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