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Posts Tagged ‘American Quilter’s Society’

Free Pattern: Ellie’s Elephant Block

Free Pattern: Ellie’s Elephant Block

Our nostalgic block series continues with #3, Ellie’s Elephant! This block is a simplified version of an elephant block designed by Oppenheimer & Haas that appeared in Woman’s Home Companion in 1928. Our vintage block series features blocks that are AQS [Read More]

What’s Buzzing Around AQS?

What’s Buzzing Around AQS?

August 12. 2015 Welcome back to The Bee! This week is another AQS QuiltWeek! Our show staff and tens of thousands of quilters are in Grand Rapids, Michigan! Grand Rapids is a beautiful, art-filled town, and the river really does run right through it. What a great place for [Read More]

Photobomb: Stacey Day’s First Online-Only Pattern

Photobomb: Stacey Day’s First Online-Only Pattern

In a new online-only series featured in American Quilter, Stacey Day presents Photobomb, one of her favorite quilt designs. Star blocks pop into view over a simple pieced background. This quilt is a winner! You’ll have fun making it as shown, or in your choice of [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]

CONGRATULATIONS SHARON KEELING!

CONGRATULATIONS SHARON KEELING!

Today, Sharon Keeling is celebrating her birthday and her wedding anniversary while bidding us farewell as she begins retirement. Wow, that’s a lot to take in. I won’t give away her age, but will tell you that she has worked for Schroeder Publishing & AQS for 36 [Read More]

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]

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]

Quilting, You Have to Start Somewhere

Quilting, You Have to Start Somewhere

My daughter, Faith, whom I lovingly refer to as Little Diva Talks Nonstop, has fallen in love with everything quilty. This past summer she attended Quilt Camp at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, and completed her first quilt. Now she is hopelessly hooked and [Read More]

Free Pattern: BOLD & BRIGHT

Free Pattern: BOLD & BRIGHT

Create BOLD & BRIGHT, a 16″ x 16″ art quilt by Dr. Joyce Mori! It was featured in American Quilter in May 2014. Although the colors on this mixed-media art quilt are intense and modern, the appliqué designs are Native American motifs. Other motifs can be [Read More]

Summer at My Quilt Place

Summer at My Quilt Place

Click on the photos and the links to see more information about each quilt and quilter–then click your “back arrow” to come back for more! Yippeeee!!! Summer is here, so I’ve been scouring the My Quilt Place Gallery for quilts that look like warm [Read More]

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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]

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan [Read More]

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