Sunday August 2nd 2015

‘QuiltWeek’ Archives

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The FANTASTIC FIBERS exhibit at The Yeiser Art Center opened on April 11, 2015, and I was there! This exhibit has all kinds of fiber art to tickle your imagination and is one of The Center’s most engaging, innovative, and colorful exhibits. FANTASTIC FIBERS is an [Read More]

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Baby Lock Celebrates 10 Years of Building Quilts for Love Over 500 Quilts Donated to Local Hospital Patients Every year, thousands of quilters from around the country flock to Paducah, Kentucky, for the annual AQS QuiltWeek. This year, those who stop at the Baby Lock booth [Read More]

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

We’re having a lot of fun in the AQS home office buying ducks and Quack Packs! A big challenge is ON! AQS is a sponsor of the new Paducky Derby, a sanctioned event of AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2015. The ducks will make their way across the pond at Noble Park [Read More]

Fantastic Fibers 2015

Fantastic Fibers 2015

The Fantastic Fibers 2015 international juried exhibition is about to open! All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center April 1-June 6, 2015. The Fantastic Fibers exhibit is an AQS QuiltWeek sanctioned event. Traditionally, Yeiser Art Center receives [Read More]

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

In this new video, Bethanne Nemesh discusses the fabrics and the processes used in making her pictographic quilt, October Sky, the Best Wall Quilt winner at the AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster in March 2015. The incredible quilt includes 31 stitched creatures and a wide variety [Read More]

VIDEO: Murderskill Crossing

VIDEO: Murderskill Crossing

Here’s a bonus video for this week! We love to share the interviews of our contest quilters as soon as they become available. Congratulations to Janet Atkins, who won the Best Hand Quilted award at AQS QuiltWeek–Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2015. Most of the fabrics [Read More]

Video: STARS ON MARS, Best of Show at Lancaster, 2015

Video: STARS ON MARS, Best of Show at Lancaster, 2015

Here’s a close-up look at the Best of Show quilt from the recent AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania! STARS ON MARS was made by Gail Stepanek and quilted by Jan Hutchison. Gail discusses the design, sewing, and quilting processes with Melissa Winters, AQS Director of [Read More]

Paducah’s Renaissance

Paducah’s Renaissance

Dynamic. Vital. Flourishing! Paducah, Kentucky has undergone a renaissance. With museums, galleries, and thriving art district, this UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art is a quilter’s Mecca during the third week of April each year. Home to the American [Read More]

Video: Susan Stewart, a Winner at Albuquerque in 2015

Video: Susan Stewart, a Winner at Albuquerque in 2015

The Best Home Machine Quilted award at AQS QuiltWeek—Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015, was awarded to Susan Stewart of Pittsburg, Kansas. Susan hopped on a plane when she found out that her quilt, SNOW FLOWERS, won! In this interview with Executive Show Director Bonnie [Read More]

Lancaster 2015 Schedule of Events

Lancaster 2015 Schedule of Events

For the planners among you… From morning workshops and lectures on Wednesday, March 11, to Brunch with Cindy Needham and the close of the show at 5:00 on March 14, here’s the schedule you’ll want to have on hand for AQS QuiltWeek — Lancaster, [Read More]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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