Saturday January 2nd 2016

Posts Tagged ‘AQS Quilt Show – Des Moines’

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]

My Quilt Story: Jackie White

My Quilt Story: Jackie White

“Made in memory of my grandmother who died in May 2009, this quilt was exhibited at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Des Moines last month. Every week for ten years I would go over to my grandparents’ farm and see them, do some housework, or just visit. I did [Read More]

AQS Des Moines GiveAway Winner

Thousands of you registered for the AQS Des Moines GiveAway. And now we have a winner of that Dream Studio. It is Joan Nicholson, Lenexa, Kansas. Joan received a free trip to the AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines. Thank you to Handi Quilter, Tracey’s Tables, and Moda [Read More]

Janome Sewing Machine Winner – Friday

Drum roll please… and here is the winner of the Janome 3160 sewing machine on Friday… [Read More]

Janome Sewing Machine Winner – Saturday

And the lucky winner of the Janome 3160 sewing machine on Saturday was…   [Read More]

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