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Posts Tagged ‘American Quilter Magazine’

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of curves is created. Although the version shown is done in Japanese and Japanese-style prints, it will look equally fabulous when made from your stash [Read More]

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

Free Pattern – Jeri Auty’s TESSELLATING HEARTS Quilt

When Jeri Auty made her first Tessellating Pinwheel block, she became intrigued with the process of taking square blocks of color, cutting them, and turning them into interlocking, spinning pinwheel designs. Depending upon the color, value, and placement of the fabrics, [Read More]

Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

UPDATE 2/4/14: There’s been a small change in Michele Duffy’s (AQ magazine Editor-in-Chief) itinerary. Due to the inclement weather we have here in Paducah, Michele will not be in Phoenix after all. Feel free to contact her here if you have an article idea. Her email is [Read More]

Meet Michele Duffy at QuiltWeek® in Phoenix

Meet Michele Duffy at QuiltWeek® in Phoenix

UPDATE 2/4/14: There’s been a small change in Michele Duffy’s (AQ magazine Editor-in-Chief) itinerary. Due to the inclement weather we have here in Paducah, Michele will not be in Phoenix after all. Feel free to contact her here if you have an article idea. Her email is [Read More]

Shared Inspiration in American Quilter Magazine, January 2014 Issue

Shared Inspiration in American Quilter Magazine, January 2014 Issue

Editor-in-Chief, Michele Duffy, can breathe a sigh of relief now that the January 2014 issue of American Quilter magazine has gone to press. Michele shared that she is “excited about this issue because you’ll have a chance to see all the changes in American Quilter that [Read More]

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Most quilters will agree that many of their quilts come from an emotional place. Sending a message in a quilt is not new. What you may consider new is the modern twist as more quilters are experimenting with sleek, chic lines and neutral colors with a splash of bold. [Read More]

Suggested Quilt Dimensions

Suggested Quilt Dimensions

How many times have you gone to buy fabric and just couldn’t remember the dimensions of the type of bed that you were making the quilt for? Make a copy of this handy chart from American Quilter magazine  and put it in your wallet for your next fabric excursion. [Read More]

Don’t Let Your Selvage Languish

Don’t Let Your Selvage Languish

For the uninitiated, the term “selvage” can conjure up images of wrecked and decrepit vehicles languishing in a junkyard. But to intrepid quilters and sewers, lots of colorful images and fun projects materialize. Let‘s take a moment to review what selvage means to a [Read More]

AQS Welcomes Duffy as Magazine Editor

AQS Welcomes Duffy as Magazine Editor

As you may have heard, Christine N. Brown has retired as the Editor-in-Chief of American Quilter magazine. We congratulate Chris and wish her all the best. Chris has turned the helm over to Michele Duffy. Michele has a vibrant personality with a sense of humor to match. We [Read More]

Great friends, great quilts

Great friends, great quilts

The Mother’s Day Quilters, originally from Marietta, Georgia, have been meeting for more than 30 years. As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of water under the bridge since the quilters first met in the 1970s. Lola McCracken’s article (“Two Weddings and a [Read More]

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When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Melinda Bula, from El Dorado Hills, California, has been sewing since she was a young girl. In love with fabric all her [Read More]

The Bee is Buzzing!

The Bee is Buzzing!

Bee Happy! The buzz around the AQS office these days is all about Chattanooga. It’s almost time for QuiltWeek there! [Read More]

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

Do you have an entire room for sewing, one with many shelves and cabinet spaces? Or are you spending most of your [Read More]

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Here’s an adorable house block, Nolan’s Neighborhood, that can be joined to make a colorful village as [Read More]

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