Monday June 8th 2015

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Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Announcing Syracuse, NY 2015 Special Exhibits!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Syracuse, July 29 through August 1, 2015: FOR THE FIRST TIME AT AN AQS QUILTWEEK, we’re proud to present: The Medium and the Message: The Quilts of Thomas Knauer Quilts are more than just [Read More]

Entering AQS Quilt Contests

Entering AQS Quilt Contests

June 2, 2015 So you’d like to enter an AQS Quilt Contest, but it seems a little daunting? We have SO MANY answers for you, from photographing for the best look when entering (it makes a huge difference!), to step-by-step instructions for the online forms, to shipping [Read More]

Video: The Amazing Eight’s Amazing Aztec

Video: The Amazing Eight’s Amazing Aztec

Seven of the Amazing Eight quilters were interviewed in Paducah when their quilt, Amazing Aztec–Nicolor Dream Quilt, won second place in the Group Quilts category sponsored by Innova. The quiltmaking process traveled through several states. The ladies started quilting [Read More]

Video: Chasing Bubbles wins Moda Best Wall Quilt Award

Video: Chasing Bubbles wins Moda Best Wall Quilt Award

Learn how Hiroko and Mosanobu Miyama designed and created the Moda Fabrics Best Wall Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015, sponsored by Moda Fabrics. In this interview with AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning, Hiroko and Mosanobu explain their [Read More]

Video: Captain Kimo is a Winner!

Video: Captain Kimo is a Winner!

Nancy Sterett Martin’s wall quilt, Captain Kimo, was a hit at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2015. Nancy, who resides in Owensboro, Kentucky, took inspiration from the www.captainkimo.com website, where she found the nature photographer’s heron photo and received [Read More]

VIDEO: Vintage Tiles Revisited

VIDEO: Vintage Tiles Revisited

Enjoy this interview with Marilyn Huntress, whose hand-appliquéd quilt, Vintage Tiles Revisited, won First Place in the Bed Quilts, 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest category sponsored by Statler Stitcher. Here’s a full look at this lovely quilt! [Read More]

Video: Sally Manke Takes First Place with Spring Stroll

Video: Sally Manke Takes First Place with Spring Stroll

Sally Manke received the first place award in the Small Wall Quilts: Fiber Art category sponsored by Superior Threads at the AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah in 2015. The quilt drew a great deal of attention because of its unusual construction technique. Her unique quilt, [Read More]

Video: Margaret Solomon Gunn Wins with Autumn’s Surrender

Video: Margaret Solomon Gunn Wins with Autumn’s Surrender

AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Margaret Solomon Gunn about her quilt, Autumn’s Surrender, first place winner in the Small Wall Quilts: Longarm Machine Quilted category at the 2015 Paducah QuiltWeek event. The design is original and the fabric is [Read More]

Sally Manke Wins WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge

Sally Manke talks with AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters about her winning quilt in the WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge. It will be on display along with the other 95 contest entries at every AQS QuiltWeek coming up in 2015! Sally uses a special machine to mimic hand [Read More]

Gina Perkes’ Nostalgia is Longarm Winner!

Gina Perkes’ Nostalgia is Longarm Winner!

Gina Perkes’ quilt, Nostalgia, won the APQS Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award at the Paducah QuiltWeek event in 2015. Gina is overwhelmed to realize that her quilt will be hanging in The National Quilt Museum starting the day after the show! Find out more about this [Read More]

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