Friday August 1st 2014

Posts Tagged ‘American Quilter’s Society’

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]

New From Old: TNQM Exhibit

New From Old: TNQM Exhibit

Each year, The National Quilt Museum challenges quiltmakers to create an innovative quilt based on a specific traditional pattern in its New Quilts from an Old Favorite Contest. Winners of the contest traditionally include quilts from many different U.S. states and several [Read More]

Video: 9th Annual AQS Quilt Show in 1993

Where were you in 1993? Here’s a fun video look at quilt week action from twenty-one years ago at the “Ninth AQS Quilt Show and Contest.” Among the winning quilters, you’ll see Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Libby Lehman and more. Meredith Schroeder makes a [Read More]

THE SHELL COLLECTOR: a Pictographic Quilt

THE SHELL COLLECTOR: a Pictographic Quilt

AQS Executive Book Editor Elaine Brelsford interviews Bethanne Nemesh, who describes her method of taking the mood of a photo and capturing the moment in her quilting. Her award-winning silk dupioni quilt, THE SHELL COLLECTOR, won Third Place in Wall Quilts Longarm/Midarm [Read More]

Anne Hammond: Best Modern Quilt at Lancaster

Anne Hammond: Best Modern Quilt at Lancaster

Michele Duffy talks with Anne Hammond, whose quilt BROKEN LADDER won the 2014 Best Modern Quilt Award at AQS Quiltweek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Anne mentions that she was pulled out of her comfort zone to make something “a little bit different” this time. The [Read More]

Grand Rapids 2014 Contest Deadline Extended!

Grand Rapids 2014 Contest Deadline Extended!

It’s a COOL CITY with HOT ART and that’s reason enough to give you MORE TIME to enter the AQS QuiltWeek–Grand Rapids, Michigan 2014 quilt contest. We want you to be there! The extended deadline for the Grand Rapids contest is now Friday, April 18, 2014! To [Read More]

Meet Karen Duling and Merle!

Meet Karen Duling and Merle!

New AQS author Karen Duling is a dedicated animal lover. Her book, Quilting for the Paws, is dedicated to animal shelter staff and volunteers. Karen loves making quilts about dogs and cats! She started making them as fund-raising items for her community animal shelter. [Read More]

AQS 30th Anniversary Dogwood Pattern – Free!

AQS 30th Anniversary Dogwood Pattern – Free!

The delicate dogwood buds of Quilt City USA® have come to life in the last few weeks. The buzz that surrounds AQS QuiltWeek® is growing loud and strong! Enjoy this FREE PATTERN designed by Linda Hahn, and join us as we celebrate 30 years of quilting excitement – [Read More]

Save $$ on fabric, books, and more!

Save $$ on fabric, books, and more!

Members and non-members alike love to visit shop.americanquilter.com! (Psst – new products are arriving every day!) However, did you know… Every time you make a purchase at shop.americanquilter.com, you will save 20% when you log in as a member! HOW WILL I GET [Read More]

Video: Pack and Ship Your Quilt

Terry Guill, AQS Director of Show Operations, explains how to properly pack and ship your quilt to AQS for entry into a quilt show. (It’s also a great way to ship any quilt anywhere.) Note: never put the word “quilt” on the box! You’ll also see what [Read More]

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Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

The New York Times named Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World. Tucked between [Read More]

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of [Read More]

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [Read More]

Inspired by Libby!

Inspired by Libby!

AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with [Read More]

AQS Winners Honored in Mississippi

Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

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