Sunday August 2nd 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Applique’

Learn Applique from Linda Pool in Lancaster, PA

Learn Applique from Linda Pool in Lancaster, PA

If you are looking for a late winter getaway, how about going to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for the 2012 American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest. The event runs March 14 through March 17. Not only can you enjoy this charming city, but you can look at some [Read More]

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]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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