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2013 Special Exhibits and Events at QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster

2013 Special Exhibits and Events at QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster

QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is almost upon us. The American Quilter’s Society will open the doors of the Lancaster County Convention Center at 9 a.m. on March 13th to a whole new world of quilting festivities. This year’s AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster, March [Read More]

Don’t Let Your Selvage Languish

Don’t Let Your Selvage Languish

For the uninitiated, the term “selvage” can conjure up images of wrecked and decrepit vehicles languishing in a junkyard. But to intrepid quilters and sewers, lots of colorful images and fun projects materialize. Let‘s take a moment to review what selvage means to a [Read More]

Kimberly Einmo on the Radio with Pat Sloan

Kimberly Einmo on the Radio with Pat Sloan

Tune in to Pat Sloan – The Voice of Quilting on October 1, 2012, at 4 pm EDT when her featured guest will be AQS author Kimberly Einmo. Pat and Kimberly will be chatting about quilt judging and Kimberly’s newest release Precut Bonanza! 200 Pieced Blocks from [Read More]

Linda Hahn introduces “New York Beauty Simplified”

Linda Hahn, designer of the “Block Buffet” online mystery quilt for American Quilter magazine introduces her book “New York Beauty Simplified.”     [Read More]

How to Measure for a Mitered Border

  Ann Seely, AQS author, shows how to measure multiple mitered borders so they sew together perfectly.   Click here for more information about Ann Seely and her book “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing” that she co-authored with her sister Joyce Stewart. [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]

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]

How to Become an AQS Author

How to Become an AQS Author

The American Quilter’s Society is eager to receive manuscripts on exciting how-to topics related to all skill levels and all types of quilting. Although we are always open to new, exciting, original ideas or better ways of handling existing ideas and approaches, we do not [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]

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When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Melinda Bula, from El Dorado Hills, California, has been sewing since she was a young girl. In love with fabric all her [Read More]

The Bee is Buzzing!

The Bee is Buzzing!

Bee Happy! The buzz around the AQS office these days is all about Chattanooga. It’s almost time for QuiltWeek there! [Read More]

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

So Much Fabric, So Little Room

Do you have an entire room for sewing, one with many shelves and cabinet spaces? Or are you spending most of your [Read More]

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Here’s an adorable house block, Nolan’s Neighborhood, that can be joined to make a colorful village as [Read More]

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