Thursday March 19th 2015

‘AQS’ Archives

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS QuiltWeek® multistate event series, is pleased to announce the addition of Bill E. Schroeder as National Account Manager. Schroeder will be working with sponsors [Read More]

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her very special exhibit that was shown at AQS QuiltWeek – Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015. “From the Land of Enchantment: 30 Years of Quilts by Gail Garber” [Read More]

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

Here’s a cute quilt that can be made from colorful stash fabrics plus solids, or combine white charm squares with jelly roll strips! Make a quick baby quilt, or make it as big as you like. It’s so versatile, and it began with a doll quilt idea… Jennifer [Read More]

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® characters. While perfecting her sewing skills, Kathleen also began collecting anything that depicted Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and all their friends. Of course, she [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: The Scrim Factor

Video: The Scrim Factor

AQS Instructor and quilt artist Laura Wasilowski has a tip about batting: watch for the scrim! She makes fused art quilts and is here to share the importance of knowing about the scrim when you want to achieve a flat fused surface on your quilt. [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]

Guild Spotlight: Minnesota Quilters’ Reproduction Project

Guild Spotlight: Minnesota Quilters’ Reproduction Project

MQP Chimney Sweep Quilt Reproduction Project from the website of Minnesota Quilters Have you ever found an old quilt at a garage sale, estate sale, or in your attic and wonder where it came from and who made it? Minnesota Quilt Project (MQP), a committee of the Minnesota [Read More]

2015 Workshops at The National Quilt Museum

2015 Workshops at The National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum’s 2015 Workshop Schedule is a winner! Start the workshop season having fun with Karen Stone in May at her workshop, “All the Points.” You’ll learn to use color, fabric, design, and technique in ways that satisfy you most! [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 QuiltWeek® event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Marilyn Badger, who did the intricate quilting, was interviewed by AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning: The [Read More]

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American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS [Read More]

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her [Read More]

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

Here’s a cute quilt that can be made from colorful stash fabrics plus solids, or combine white charm squares with [Read More]

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

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

Paducah’s Renaissance

Paducah’s Renaissance

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

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