Friday August 29th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘American Quilter’

The Final Step: Binding Decisions

The Final Step: Binding Decisions

Binding. It’s the last step when quiltmaking. Some of us love it, some hate it, and some just do it and get it over with. Many of the greatest UFOs are lying there with their raw edges exposed. Isn’t that sad? All that hard work deserves a great finish that’s as [Read More]

The Iron Giveaway Winner is…

Francine Lee! Francine, from New York, was excited to hear that she’s the winner of the Reliable Iron offered in the American Quilter giveaway in last week’s OnPoint and on Facebook. We received 3,937 entries and learned a lot about your “first project of 2014”! The [Read More]

It’s HERE! Judi Madsen’s New Book

It’s HERE! Judi Madsen’s New Book

When we read Judi Madsen’s December 3, 2013, Green Fairy Quilts blog, we couldn’t help but share it! The blog was written the day after her book, Quilting Wide Open Spaces (AQS Publishing) arrived at her home. She’s so excited. We are, too, Judi! [Read More]

Free Quilting Designs, Oak Leaf Swirl and Diamond Star

Free Quilting Designs, Oak Leaf Swirl and Diamond Star

Enjoy two free quilting patterns, Oak Leaf Swirl and Diamond Star, both from Lynda Smith, a graphic designer at AQS. Born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky, home of the American Quilter’s Society and Quilt City USA®, Lynda has been a graphic designer with AQS for 14 [Read More]

Free Brilliant Cut Pattern and Hand-Piecing Video

Free Brilliant Cut Pattern and Hand-Piecing Video

Piecing a complex block with set-in seams and pivots is often easier to accomplish by hand than by machine. Candy Goff’s 16″ Brilliant Cut block is complete with templates, cutting requirements, and hand-piecing hints. You’ll enjoy the relaxing art of [Read More]

A Thank You Note from Meredith Schroeder

A Thank You Note from Meredith Schroeder

Thank you so much for your generous donations to the Libby Lehman Medical Fund auction. Through your help, we were able to raise $13,480 plus another $331 in cash donations. I know this industry has the greatest people and once again you have proven that. We hope you will [Read More]

Send a Comfort Quilt to Oklahoma

Send a Comfort Quilt to Oklahoma

Our hearts ache for the families in Moore, Oklahoma, suffering through the aftereffects of the horrific tornado. So now we go to work doing what we, as quilters, do best—quilting. Sharon Crozier informed the American Quilter’s Society that Ellen Medlock of the Ellen [Read More]

Seeking Quilt Book Editor

Position Available: Quilt Book Editor The American Quilter’s Society seeks an editor for how-to quilt books. This full-time position is located in Paducah, Kentucky. A cover letter and resume should demonstrate how-to quilt editing experience, skills in quilt pattern [Read More]

Meet the Staff – Jan Magee

Meet the Staff – Jan Magee

Jan Magee is the Editor-In-Chief of The Quilt Life  magazine. Since starting her first quilt and her career in publishing in the early 1970s, Jan has enjoyed seeing both industries grow and evolve along with technology and the Internet. Her publishing experience includes [Read More]

Meet Karen G. Fisher Author of Easy Grid Quilts

Meet Karen G. Fisher Author of Easy Grid Quilts

Karen Fisher is an award-winning quilter and a new AQS author.  Her first book with AQS  is called Easy Grid Quilts.  Let Karen introduce herself! “I came to quilting as an art form just a few years ago, but I had a lifetime of art-making and sewing as a background [Read More]

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Do you have ferns in your yard or on your porch? If they haven’t wilted from the heat of summer, they may be [Read More]

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From Wow to Pow with Trapunto: There’s no denying it — the beautiful depth and dimension created by trapunto [Read More]

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Enjoy AQ Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy’s conversation with Paige Alexander of South Carolina, Honorable Mention [Read More]

The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after [Read More]

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