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Posts Tagged ‘Gwen Marston’

Free Pattern: Liberated String Medallion by Gwen Marston

Free Pattern: Liberated String Medallion by Gwen Marston

String quilts are, by their very nature, liberated quilts. Because there’s no set block pattern, every string quilt is an original! Gwen Marston couldn’t resist combining her liberated blocks into a medallion-style layout. The result? A wallhanging with pizazz AND [Read More]

Meet Gwen Marston

Meet Gwen Marston

In the mid 1970s, Gwen Marston saw an exhibit of fine antique quilts at a local art museum that inspired her to become a quiltmaker. As most quilters do, she learned how to make quilts from traditional patterns passed down through generations. In 1990, Gwen began to design [Read More]

Visit Andi Reynolds’ Sewing Studio

Visit Andi Reynolds’ Sewing Studio

Andi Reynolds, former AQS executive book editor, gave us a rare glimpse into her quilting space. “Look at the great light in here,” she said. “Although I need to rethink how to store fabric to prevent fading, with the glass patio doors, a wall of windows, and port [Read More]

Here’s What NOT to Miss in Grand Rapids This Week

Here’s What NOT to Miss in Grand Rapids This Week

The American Quilter’s Society has arrived in Grand Rapids, MI, and is getting ready to open the doors on it’s first quilt show & contest in the beautiful DeVos Place Convention Center. Join us August 22nd through the 25th to view over 900 quilts which [Read More]

Liberated Medallion Quilts by Gwen Marston

Liberated Medallion Quilts by Gwen Marston

Liberate Your Inner (Quilt) Medallion! Are medallion quilts truly as traditional as we think they are? Liberated Medallion Quilts by Gwen Marston will help you discover how women who made antique medallion quilts were improvisational, just like today’s quilters. [Read More]

Meet Gwen Marston

Meet Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, teacher,  and author of the AQS new book, Liberated Medallion Quilts. She has taught quiltmaking nationally and internationally for more than three decades, and her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. [Read More]

AQS Author Spotlight: Gwen Marston

AQS Author Spotlight: Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, author, and teacher. She has taught quilting nationally and internationally for over three decades. Her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. Gwen’s work has been shown in many group exhibits throughout [Read More]

Have You Registered for the Knoxville AQS Quilt Show Yet?

It’s time to register for the AQS Quilt Show in Knoxville, Tennessee, that will be held July 14 – 17, 2010. After June 2, we will be mailing the name badges for everyone who has registered by June 2 – your name badge is your admission to all of your [Read More]

Great Start to 2010

Great Start to 2010

Nothing sparks inspiration like a new quilt book, and AQS has just released four great titles. So many quilters kept asking her for an updated book, Gwen Marston has authored Liberated Quiltmaking II. It is much more than a revision of the 1996 book, Liberated Quiltmaking, [Read More]

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American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS [Read More]

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her [Read More]

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

Here’s a cute quilt that can be made from colorful stash fabrics plus solids, or combine white charm squares with [Read More]

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® [Read More]

Paducah’s Renaissance

Paducah’s Renaissance

Dynamic. Vital. Flourishing! Paducah, Kentucky has undergone a renaissance. With museums, galleries, and thriving art [Read More]

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