Wednesday July 30th 2014

‘Quilt Shows’ Archives

Sail Away…Quilting!

Sail Away…Quilting!

AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning, also known as “The Quilting Tangler,” is on a cruise this week in Alaska—she’s teaching Zentangle for Quilting. The cruisers will be creating beautiful images from drawing repetitive patterns, one line at a time. [Read More]

Video – FLOATING STARS by Edna Deppen

Video – FLOATING STARS by Edna Deppen

After winning Judges’ Choice in the Gold Coast Quilt Guild’s Red, White, and Beautiful Challenge, Edna Deppen entered her quilt, FLOATING STARS, in the Large Wall Quilts – Hand Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Edna, a frequent Paducah [Read More]

PRIMITIVE WEB by Linda Roy, a Paducah Winner in 2014

PRIMITIVE WEB by Linda Roy, a Paducah Winner in 2014

Linda Roy sewed, appliquéd, and quilted her entire quilt, PRIMITIVE WEB, by hand and became the winner of the 1st Place, Bed Quilts – Hand Quilted award sponsored by Superior Threads at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014! The quilt came together [Read More]

TWO OF US – Pat Holly & Sue Nickels

Unbeatable sister duo Pat Holly & Sue Nickels won the Bernina of America Home Machine Quilting Award at QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2014. See their quilt, TWO OF US, and hear their quilting tips in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie [Read More]

Spring 2014 Dream Studio Giveaway Results

Spring 2014 Dream Studio Giveaway Results

Thanks to all who participated in the Spring 2014 Dream Studio Giveaway. Sixty-two people were PRIZEWINNERS! And very SPECIAL thanks to the Dream Studio Giveaway sponsors: Gammill, Olfa, and Tracey’s Tables. Many prizes were also offered from [Read More]

When? Where? Make Your Plans!

When? Where? Make Your Plans!

For those of us who like to plan ahead, the dates listed below represent contracted dates for AQS QuiltWeek® events. Now you can plan your visit to AQS QuiltWeeks through 2016! AND there will be new locations added as contracts are signed. We have some great surprises in [Read More]

Judith Phelps, Moda Best Wall Quilt at Paducah 2014

What an amazing quilt! Judith Phelps’ ingenious wall quilt, THE VALUE OF GEARS, was named the Moda Fabrics’ Best Wall Quilt at AQS Quilt Week®–Paducah, Kentucky 2014. The quilt is an incredible thread-painting; each block is covered in fine details that could [Read More]

Wild times!

Wild times!

TQL’s June issue is hot off the presses, and it’s wild! Our theme this month is wild kingdom, and the pages are full of animals—creatures living in our houses, in the jungle, in the wilderness, and in our imaginations (the wildest of all!). One of the articles in the [Read More]

Video: 9th Annual AQS Quilt Show in 1993

Where were you in 1993? Here’s a fun video look at quilt week action from twenty-one years ago at the “Ninth AQS Quilt Show and Contest.” Among the winning quilters, you’ll see Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Libby Lehman and more. Meredith Schroeder makes a [Read More]

THE SHELL COLLECTOR: a Pictographic Quilt

THE SHELL COLLECTOR: a Pictographic Quilt

AQS Executive Book Editor Elaine Brelsford interviews Bethanne Nemesh, who describes her method of taking the mood of a photo and capturing the moment in her quilting. Her award-winning silk dupioni quilt, THE SHELL COLLECTOR, won Third Place in Wall Quilts Longarm/Midarm [Read More]

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