Thursday February 26th 2015

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 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]

The Best in Quilting Design Books

The Best in Quilting Design Books

Create Your Own Dream Feathers by Peggy Holt You’ve probably heard the saying “it’s not a quilt, until it’s quilted.” The full line of quilting design books from AQS will give you unlimited choices and inspiration for all of your quilting [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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