Wednesday June 17th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘AQS Quilt Show – Des Moines’

Thread basting for Hand Needle Turned Applique

Darlene Christopherson shows us how to thread baste for hand needle turned applique. [Read More]

Alternate Edge Finishing

  AQS author Kathy Schmidt shows us how she finishes edges. Click here to find out more about Kathryn Schmidt and her book “Rule-Breaking Quilts.”     [Read More]

Machine Quilting Thread Fun

  AQS author Sue Patten shows us a few tips on machine quilting. Books by Sue Patten: Adaptable Quilting Designs Quilting Possibilities…Freehand Filler Patterns     [Read More]

Ellen Ann Eddy’s fabric flowers

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

Kathy Schmidt – Rule-Breaking Quilts

  While visiting the Grandstand at the 2011 Des Moines AQS Quilt Show & Contest, Kathy Schmidt showed us some traditional and alternative quilt edging methods from her AQS book Rule-Breaking Quilts. Click here to order your copy of Rule-Breaking Quilts. Kathy [Read More]

What Weight Thread Should I Use?

  AQS author Nancy Prince shows us different weights of thread and what applications each should be used for. AQS books by Nancy Prince:  Quilt Savvy: Simple Thread Painting and Thread Painting with Style   [Read More]

Stenciling with Shiva Paint Sticks

  Heather Thomas shows us how she uses Shiva paint sticks     [Read More]

Centering Designs in Prairie Points

  AQS instructor Penny Haren shows us how to center designs in prairie points.   [Read More]

From Stripes to Patches with Templates

  AQS author Pat Yamin shows us how to use a template to cut strips of fabric. Pat is the author of “Two Patch Scrap Quilts” and e-book “Quilt Savvy: One Patch Scrap Quilts.” Click here for more information about Pat and her books.     [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]

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