Sunday August 30th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Karen Griska’

Salvaging the selvage

Salvaging the selvage

We quilters hate to throw anything away. Am I the only one who remembers cutting the legs off old pantyhose and saving them, just in case I might someday need to stuff something, like a biscuit quilt? I even once heard about a quilter who had a big box labeled “scraps too [Read More]

Free- Log Cabin Library Pattern by Karen Griska

Free- Log Cabin Library Pattern by Karen Griska

This Log Cabin-style selvage quilt from Karen Griska features the classic red center squares representing the cabin’s hearth. The selvages are arranged like bookshelves surrounding the hearth. When the blocks are assembled they create a delightful woven appearance. [Read More]

Log Cabin Quilts – A Short History

Log Cabin Quilts – A Short History

Log Cabin Library Block by Karen Griska The Log Cabin quilt pattern  is one of the most beloved and recognized of quilt designs. However, it may be both older and newer than you might think. While it’s natural to assume that this traditional block originated in the [Read More]

eBook – Quilts from the Selvage Edge by Karen Griska

eBook  –  Quilts from the Selvage Edge by Karen Griska

“Cut off the selvages.” That’s  often the first thing new quilters learn about fabric in beginning classes. But what do you do with them? Throw them away? Never again! Not after you see the vivid and ingenious creations they can become. Here are quilts [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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