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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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The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after [Read More]

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of [Read More]

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Everyone enjoys the AQS QuiltWeek events! From the outstanding contest entry quilts and fantastic special exhibits to [Read More]

Best Wall Quilt at Charlotte in 2014

Jackie Perry won the Best Wall Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, NC 2014. Her quilt, BALTIMORE ALBUM [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper [Read More]

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