Friday September 19th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘AQS Quilt Show & Contest’

Quilting Friends

Quilting Friends

This week is QuiltWeek in Paducah, Kentucky, and it turns out to be old home week, too. Many friendships have been formed during the AQS shows over the past 29 years. People from around the world make their annual trek to Quilt City USA to enjoy the quilts and visit with [Read More]

Meet Jean Clark – Third Place Winner – Bed Quilts – Handquilted

Jean Clark was the third place winner in the handquilted bed quilts category at the 2012 AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Des Moines. Her techniques include needle turn appliqué and a technique that she likes to call “echo stippling.” Jean spent over 2,000 [Read More]

Best Quilt Show Experience Ever– It’s All in the Planning

Best Quilt Show Experience Ever– It’s All in the Planning

Plans are being finalized all over the country for the 2013 quilt shows. And that means you could be thinking about the shows you want to attend and what you will do there. Where do you start with making your plans? Decide which shows you want to attend. We hope you are [Read More]

How to Sharpen a Pair of Scissors – Video

Are your favorite scissors getting a little dull? Do you have a drawer full of scissors that you can no longer cut with? Well, one of our favorite show vendors is here to help. Brent Fanizza, also known as the Scissor Man, demonstrates how to sharpen your scissors and will [Read More]

See the Winning Quilts in Grand Rapids, Michigan

See the Winning Quilts in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Are you ready to be inspired and amazed? The winning quilts from the 2012  AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids will be ready for your on-line viewing August 22, at 9:00 a.m. CST. You will be able to see the winners just after they are announced in Grand Rapids. [Read More]

Excitement Builds for Tentmakers of Cairo Exhibition

Excitement Builds for Tentmakers of Cairo Exhibition

When we began working on the North American Premiere of “Stitch Like an Egyptian: Tentmakers of Cairo” several months ago, we knew the exhibit would spark a lot of excitement. The enthusiasm and anticipation for this exclusive display continues to grow. [Read More]

Do You Need a New Car?

Do You Need a New Car?

Do you need a new car? Or, maybe just want a new car? Here’s your chance to win a brand new Ford Focus with a retail value of $21, 245. This is the perfect car to show off  your love of quilting as you drive around town. Imagine driving this quilt-decorated car to [Read More]

Tents at a Quilt Show?

Tents at a Quilt Show?

While looking over my shoulder one day, my wife asked, “Why are you reading something about making tents?” This is a reasonable question given our pre-parent days of camping and enjoying the great outdoors. Yet, as evidenced by my slightly stressed countenance and the [Read More]

Sherry Reynolds – America, Let It Shine

Watch Bonnie Browning interview Sherry Reynolds, winner of the  Best Machine Workmanship Award at the 2012 Lancaster AQS Quilt Show & Contest. Sherry made her quilt on a home machine. Learn how she designed this beautiful quilt and how she pieced the triangle circles. [Read More]

Meet the Tentmakers of Cairo

Meet the Tentmakers of Cairo

Take a stroll with me down the Chareh el Khiamiah, or “street of the tentmakers.” Found in the heart of Old Islamic Cairo, it is the only place where the street is still covered as in days of old. The sun fights its way through the openings in the roofs, casting [Read More]

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