Saturday February 28th 2015

‘QuiltWeek’ Archives

ALL COLOR, ALL THE TIME! A Chattanooga Exhibit

AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning talks with Melody Johnson about her special exhibit at AQS QuiltWeek® in Chattanooga, ALL COLOR, ALL THE TIME. The exhibit was a big hit! Take a tour with us and learn some of Melody’s tricks for using fusing on hand-dyed [Read More]

Self-guided Tour of Public Art in Des Moines

Self-guided Tour of Public Art in Des Moines

Download Now! DSM Public Art App Picture this: You’re in Des Moines. You’re wandering the streets of downtown. You come across a sculpture, mural or statue. You wonder, what does this mean? Who designed this beautiful art piece? Your questions are now answered. A brand [Read More]

Best of Show Plus for Marilyn Badger!

High water in the Chattanooga area didn’t keep Marilyn Badger away. Marilyn was a big winner at AQS QuiltWeek – Chattanooga, TN 2014 with two prize-winning quilts! Hear about her Best of Show quilt, EXUBERANCE: , and MAGNOLIA, which she quilted, won 2nd place in the Bed [Read More]

Tuesday Night Friends are Just Winging It

Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning interviews them in the video below. The guild’s entry, JUST WINGING IT, won First Place in the Ultimate Guild Challenge at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand [Read More]

Dress a Graduate–It’s Elementary!

by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in handmade dresses The Sewing Studio is donating dresses to Henry County Public Schools for girls in elementary schools that come from low income families. Watch [Read More]

Get Your Game On at Des Moines!

(Note: the number of jelly roll strips has changed.) What would be more fun than making some new quilting friends and laughing a LOT at the Special Event “Can You Come Out to Play?” at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa 2014? Day: Thursday, October 2, 2014, [Read More]

Poole Wins Best Home Machine Workmanship at Grand Rapids in 2015

Joanie Zeier Poole won the award for Best Home Machine Workmanship at the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She started her original quilt, FOLK ART MEETS FREE MOTION, 15 years ago and recently revived it. It’s proof that UFO quilts can become winners! [Read More]

Sidewalk Quilt Art Winners at Chattanooga

Sidewalk Quilt Art Winners at Chattanooga

When you arrive at AQS QuiltWeek – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2014, among the first pieces of quilt art you will see are the winners of the Quilted Public Art Project, a national competition co-produced by Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and Public [Read More]

Chilly Challenge

On a blazing-hot Wednesday afternoon in Paducah, KY, several staff members represented the American Quilter’s Society in the Ice Bucket Challenge to support research and raise awareness for ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It was a chilling experience for [Read More]

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

AQS Quilt Contest Coordinator Andrea Ray is pleased to announce that we are now accepting quilt contest entries for AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, which will be held April 22-25, 2015! Click HERE to submit your entry easily online TODAY! To view the categories and rules for the [Read More]

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Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group [Read More]

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

VIDEO: RED FEATHERS is a Winner!

RED FEATHERS is the distinctive quilt that won 3rd Place, Large Quilts–Longarm Machine Quilted at the 2015 AQS [Read More]

New Zealand: Following the Koru

New Zealand: Following the Koru

Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand [Read More]

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

History buffs and those who appreciate incredible embroidery, you’ll enjoy the photos of this quilt. This [Read More]

Working for Others:  Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

Working for Others: Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

“A guild with a purpose,” this small group of forty-two created 136 quilts in one year for charity! 46 baby quilts [Read More]

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