Wednesday December 30th 2015

‘QuiltWeek’ Archives

The QuiltWeek Year in Review 2015

The QuiltWeek Year in Review 2015

Quilters and friends, thank you for a year of fun and fabulous quilts! Grab a cup of tea and relax in a comfy chair. Enjoy this walk through QuiltWeek 2015 as we visit each show, video-style. From Albuquerque in January to Des Moines in October, here are interviews with [Read More]

See The Quiltmaker’s Gift!

See The Quiltmaker’s Gift!

The Quiltmaker’s Gift December 4, 2015 – December 20, 2015 The award-winning production of The Quiltmaker’s Gift starts soon at Theater Works! Experience this timeless, heart-warming tale, based on the popular book written by Jeff Brumbeau. The show has a [Read More]

AQS Needs Volunteers for Phoenix QuiltWeek

AQS Needs Volunteers for Phoenix QuiltWeek

How would you like to help behind the scenes at an AQS QuiltWeek® event? Here’s your chance. We need volunteers at AQS QuiltWeek – Phoenix, Arizona 2016 to help with hang up/takedown of quilts as well as assisting with lectures and special events. Volunteers [Read More]

It’s The October Bee. What’s Buzzing?

It’s The October Bee. What’s Buzzing?

The events of AQS QuiltWeek 2015, held at a record seven locations this year, are now history. All of the beautiful quilts on display throughout the year will remain in our mind’s eye, however, because stunning quilt designs are not easily forgotten. We were pleased to [Read More]

Video: Seeds of Hope, a Winner at Grand Rapids

Video: Seeds of Hope, a Winner at Grand Rapids

Bonnie Browning talks with Bonnie Rhoby, whose quilt, Sewing Seeds of Hope, won first place in the Longarm Machine Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The quilt started with seed packets and a calendar. “All of the Flowers of all the [Read More]

See or Do? Which Longarm Class is Right for You?

See or Do? Which Longarm Class is Right for You?

American Quilter’s Society is taking longarm classes in a different direction starting with AQS QuiltWeek events in Chattanooga and Des Moines. Two classroom types are being offered in each location. One will be the traditional hands-on class and the other will be a [Read More]

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Melinda Bula, from El Dorado Hills, California, has been sewing since she was a young girl. In love with fabric all her life, Melinda knew when she was sixteen years old that she was going to be an artist. After working for fifteen years as a fabric and wallpaper designer, [Read More]

The Bee is Buzzing!

The Bee is Buzzing!

Bee Happy! The buzz around the AQS office these days is all about Chattanooga. It’s almost time for QuiltWeek there! The show staff is looking forward to seeing you there, September 16-19, 2015. Our gang loves to eat. Who doesn’t? If you’ll be headed that way, click [Read More]

Fun in Chattanooga in 2015!

Fun in Chattanooga in 2015!

Tucked between the mountains along the beautiful Tennessee River, Chattanooga is one of America’s most breathtaking cities. There’s a world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art, and world-class attractions waiting for you. Enjoy a glimpse of [Read More]

Video: A Little Bird Told Me I Could Appliqué

Video: A Little Bird Told Me I Could Appliqué

Marie Blunk tried hand appliqué for the first time, entered her quilt in the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015 quilt contest, and won Third Place in the Bed Quilts: First Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest category sponsored by Statler Stitcher. AQS Director of [Read More]

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The QuiltWeek Year in Review 2015

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