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The Tentmakers of Cairo

The Tentmakers of Cairo

They’re handcrafted—colorful cotton fabric in complex patterns painstakingly appliquéd to a soft canvas backing. Although there is no batting per se, the appliqué  stitches go completely through to the backing, catching just a thread or two for stability. Are they [Read More]

Check out the My Quilt Place Room at the Grand Rapids Show!

Check out the My Quilt Place Room at the Grand Rapids Show!

The My Quilt Place Room is located in the Grand Gallery Meeting Rooms E/F  just across from the exhibit hall at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Events in this room are FREE with your show admission and open during show hours. Be sure to check out these demonstrations in [Read More]

AQS Learning Center in Grand Rapids, MI

Come visit us at the AQS Learning center, a special venue in the DeVos Place Convention Center at the Grand Rapids, Michigan, AQS Quilt Show, August 22-25. Our Learning Center will be a place where you can relax and watch some demonstrations by AQS authors and vendors, view [Read More]

Quilts by Mary Buvia in Grand Rapids Special Exhibit

Quilts by Mary Buvia in Grand Rapids Special Exhibit

Bonnie Browning interviews Mary Buvia, author of “Santa’s Loading Dock Quilt,” a brand new title from AQS about her upcoming special exhibit in Grand Rapids, MI, August 22-25. Her exhibit will feature many of her beautiful quilts that have won awards at [Read More]

Advance Registration for Grand Rapids Show Closes August 1st

Advance Registration for Grand Rapids Show Closes August 1st

Advance registration will close on August 1, 2012, at 3 p.m. (CST). Join us at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 22-25. Don’t forget to book your hotel – there’s plenty of rooms downtown within walking distance of the show. [Read More]

What’s Happening at the 2012 AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, MI

Bonnie Browning, AQS Executive Show Director, talks about all the happenings you won’t want to miss at the first AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids, MI, August 22-25, 2012. Hope to see you there! Click here for more show information and to register.     [Read More]

Beautiful Quilts from the Tentmakers of Cairo Exhibit

Beautiful Quilts from the Tentmakers of Cairo Exhibit

The photos don’t do them justice, but here are just a few that will be in the  North American Premiere of “Stitch Like an Egyptian: Tentmakers of Cairo” at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids Michigan, August 22-25, [Read More]

Learn Longarm Techniques from Teacher of the Year Sally Terry

Learn Longarm Techniques from Teacher of the Year Sally Terry

Sally Terry was recently named Teacher of the Year by HMQS (Home Machine Quilting Show) and here is your chance to take some classes from her. Sally will be teaching classes in the Handi Quilter longarm classroom at the AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 22 [Read More]

Extraordinary Quilts from Egypt and Japan in Grand Rapids

Extraordinary Quilts from Egypt and Japan in Grand Rapids

At the 1st Annual AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 22 – 25, 2012, you will also get to see, for the first time ever in the U.S., the Stitch Like an Egyptian exhibit of quilts made by the Tentmakers of Cairo! This exhibit is happening [Read More]

Check Out Our New Show Location – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Check Out Our New Show Location – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Big-city excitement and natural splendor. Cultural sophistication and small-town warmth. Grand Rapids offers the best of all worlds. Nearby hotels and abundant parking; it’s all here, including the newest major quilt show in America! This summer, August 22-25, 2012, [Read More]

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History buffs and those who appreciate incredible embroidery, you’ll enjoy the photos of this quilt. This [Read More]

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