Wednesday August 20th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Applique’

Ellen Ann Eddy’s fabric flowers

Ellen Anne Eddy shows us how to make fabric flowers out of unusual materials.   [Read More]

Fun with Stencils and Pounce Pads

  AQS author Sue Patten shows us how to properly use a pounce pad. Sue Patten is the author of “Adaptable Quilting Designs” and “Quilting Possibilities: Freehand Filler Patterns.” Click here for more information about Sue and her books.     [Read More]

AQS Releases More E-books

Enjoy the latest E-books from AQS. Click on these links to order your copy today! America’s Quilted Garden Blocks by Faye Labanaris Jelly Roll Quilt Magic by Kimberly Einmo Two Patch Scrap Quilts by Pat Yamin Some Assembly Required by Margie Engel Enhance Your [Read More]

Free Vintage Bells Runner Pattern

Free Vintage Bells Runner Pattern

Here’s a festival table runner pattern from designer Elizabeth Scott.  It’s a bonus pattern from The Quilt Life magazine and features applique bells on a pieced background. Wouldn’t this make a pretty gift for the upcoming holidays? It’s a quick and [Read More]

Some Assembly Required: Mixed Technique Quilts

Some Assembly Required: Mixed Technique Quilts

If you like trying new quilting techniques, then you are going to love our newest AQS Publishing  book by Margie Engel. Some Assembly Required: Mixed Technique Quilts will guide you through mixing and matching different technique and design options. There are eight happy, [Read More]

Meet Author & Educator Margie Engel

Meet Author & Educator Margie Engel

Margie Engel is a long-time AQS author and has written the new book  Some Assembly Required: Mixed Technique Quilts.  Her previous book with us was Bodacious Appliqué a la Carte. Although she lives on a Florida beach, Margie Engel likes nothing better than spending the [Read More]

America’s Quilted Garden Blocks

America’s Quilted Garden Blocks

It’s always an exciting time here at AQS when a new books arrives. Our newest book, America’s Quilted Garden Blocks by Faye Labanaris just came in and we are thrilled. Faye’s book has  55 unique flower block designs that celebrate the 50 US States, the [Read More]

September is National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month

 National Sewing Month was first celebrated in  1982 after President Ronald Reagan declared September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” There are so many forms of  “home” sewing that I can’t [Read More]

It’s Radical!

It’s Radical!

Jennifer Rounds’s quilt Scottish Rose (the story and pattern start on page 70 of the August TQL) is just lovely. It’s definitely on our list of quilts-to- make-someday-when-we-have-more-time. But in the mean time (while we’re amusing ourselves, collecting [Read More]

Free MISTY GARDEN Pattern from Susan Stewart

Free MISTY GARDEN Pattern from Susan Stewart

Heirloom sewing techniques and fabrics have much to offer every quilter! When combined with quilting cottons and simple piecing, the fine natural-fiber fabrics and intricate details translate into beautiful quilts. MISTY GARDEN and was designed by Susan Stewart. The quilt [Read More]

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