Saturday March 21st 2015

‘Applique’ Archives

Free Pattern: Appliqué label, Baltimore style!

Free Pattern: Appliqué label, Baltimore style!

Here’s a great idea from Barbara Burnham! Use this pattern for a border flower from her book Baltimore Garden Quilt to make a label or a small block. “It’s an easy one,” Barbara says, and we think it’s a great way to try your hand at appliqué! Click [Read More]

Make Big Quilts More Easily!

Make Big Quilts More Easily!

Discover Ann Holmes’ technique for “Making Big Quilts in Manageable Units,” from the January 2015 issue of American Quilter. By assembling your large quilts in units, you can manage even the biggest quilts of your dreams! Achieve beautifully joined quilts with no hand [Read More]

Free Pattern: WINTER WHITE by Rose Hughes

Free Pattern: WINTER WHITE by Rose Hughes

Rose Hughes says, “The trees fascinated me with their skeleton-like presence against a sky that seldom was truly bright…Cardinals added color with their bits of red zipping in and out among those stark trees.” Both of these things inspired WINTER WHITE, [Read More]

Video: Best Hand Workmanship at Iowa 2014

Joann Webb’s quilt, HERALDS OF SPRING, won the Best Hand Workmanship Award at AQS QuiltWeek® — Des Moines, Iowa 2014. Joann explains the unique hand appliqué and quilting techniques that she used on this beautifully detailed quilt in this video interview with AQS [Read More]

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]

Seasonal Color: Leaves!

Seasonal Color: Leaves!

Here in Quilt City USA®, autumn is finally peeking around the corner and we love it. It’s all about beautiful leaves and cooling breezes! Take a look at some of the dramatic colors and fine workmanship on these leaf quilts from the Galleries at MyQuiltPlace. [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]

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]

Video: VARIEGATED by Paige Alexander

Enjoy AQ Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy’s conversation with Paige Alexander of South Carolina, Honorable Mention award winner in Wall Quilts/Modern at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, North Carolina 2014. Paige explains the creative process and the challenges she faced [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper combines fusible appliqué with no-template piecing. That means quick construction, and a touch of hand embroidery adds finesse! Click HERE for complete pattern [Read More]

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From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

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FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

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Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

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Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® [Read More]

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Dynamic. Vital. Flourishing! Paducah, Kentucky has undergone a renaissance. With museums, galleries, and thriving art [Read More]

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