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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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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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