Friday February 27th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘American Quilter’s Society’

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]

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]

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Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Guild Spotlight: Thimbleweed Quilters

Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group [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 [Read More]

New Zealand: Following the Koru

New Zealand: Following the Koru

Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand [Read More]

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

Antique Quilt Masterpiece: AMERICAN HISTORY QUILT

History buffs and those who appreciate incredible embroidery, you’ll enjoy the photos of this quilt. This [Read More]

Working for Others:  Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

Working for Others: Firehouse Quilters of Medina, Ohio

“A guild with a purpose,” this small group of forty-two created 136 quilts in one year for charity! 46 baby quilts [Read More]

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