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Free Electric Quilt block pattern!

Free Electric Quilt block pattern!

Like so many other quilters, I was tremendously inspired last spring when the American Folk Art Museum exhibited 650 red-and-white American quilts in the Park Avenue Armory, the largest-ever exhibition of quilts in New York City’s history [Read More]

History creates a unique 2012 quilting challenge

History creates a unique 2012 quilting challenge

The War of 1812 Bicentennial is creating a unique 2012 quilting opportunity, drawing interest from quilting and history enthusiasts in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Sackets Harbor, New York, is the site of two major battles in America’s “second war for [Read More]

Inspired by pojagi, Colorado quilter creates a lovely summer wrap

Inspired by pojagi, Colorado quilter creates a lovely summer wrap

Pojagi is a Korean wrapping cloth, often made in patchwork style from small pieces of fabric and embroidered clothing. After reading the Pojagi: Korean Patchwork article by Mary Ruth Smith, Ph.D. (March 2011 issue of American Quilter), Margaret Parker of Golden, Colorado, [Read More]

A West Coast Quilt Show Not To Be Missed!

A West Coast Quilt Show Not To Be Missed!

Hundreds of stunning, world-class quilts will be on display for three days only in Tacoma, Washington, at the Pacific West Quilt Show, August 26-28, 2011. The show is sponsored by the Association of Pacific West Quilters, which has expanded their regional membership to [Read More]

Ronda Beyer’s tip for perfect scalloped edges

Ronda Beyer’s tip for perfect scalloped edges

There are so many amazing aspects to Ronda Beyer’s Essence quilt, which won the Best Longarm Workmanship Award at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Knoxville this summer. From the quietly elegant fabrics to the incredible original quilting designs, the quilt entices [Read More]

Art and craft combine in a beautiful holiday gift idea

Art and craft combine in a beautiful holiday gift idea

Each year AQS publishes a stunning spiral-bound engagement calendar featuring 54 quilts in styles from traditional to modern. Many of the quilts are prize winners and most have not been published elsewhere. There is plenty of space in the page opposite each quilt photo for [Read More]

Visiting Colorado? Don’t miss the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum.

Visiting Colorado? Don’t miss the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum.

Visiting Colorado? Consider a short Denver-area side trip to the city of Golden, home of Coors brewery, Colorado Railroad Museum, Buffalo Bill’s gravesite, Red Rocks park and amphitheater, and the small-but-popular Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. If you get to RMQM before [Read More]

“I just joined AQS – when will I get my first magazine?”

“I just joined AQS – when will I get my first magazine?”

If you joined AQS (or renewed your membership) before the end of June, the September 2011 issue (cover shown here) should be arriving in your mailbox soon, if you haven’t already received it. Many of the email messages I receive each day concern magazine subscription [Read More]

Do you get tension headaches?

Do you get tension headaches?

Do you get tension headaches? I’m not talking about headaches you get from the stress of airline flight delays or not being as smart as your smart phone, but the specific misery that comes from not being able to machine quilt with perfect—or even just [Read More]

Red and white block design in EQ7

Red and white block design in EQ7

After being inspired by Fran Gonzalez’s online EQ classes at www.QuiltUniversity.com, last year I organized an Electric Quilt self-help bee group in the Denver area. We’ve been meeting twice a month for a year, bringing laptops, manuals, and current projects to each [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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