Wednesday September 3rd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘PA’

Meet the Tentmakers of Cairo

Jenny Bowker narrates this fascinating video featuring Tarek and Hosam,  two of the Tentmakers of Cairo. You will be able to see Tarek and Hosam at AQS QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, PA  and AQS QuiltWeek™ in Paducah, KY. A selection of beautiful quilts from the Tentmakers [Read More]

Meet Fran Sargent – Lancaster Instructor

Meet Fran Sargent – Lancaster Instructor

Often in life, you have to “kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince.” The same is typically true when finding our calling to become a professional quilter, instructor, or quilt store owner. As children, quilting is not generally one of the professions most of us [Read More]

Meet Barbara M. Burnham and the Quilt She Had to Own

Meet Barbara M. Burnham and the Quilt She Had to Own

Have you ever found an old quilt that you just had to have, despite its condition? Something about that quilt just spoke to you, and you felt somehow connected with its  maker. This happened to Barbara M. Burnham when she saw an old, worn out, red-and-green Baltimore [Read More]

AQS Quilt Show – Coming Soon to Lancaster, PA

AQS Quilt Show – Coming Soon to Lancaster, PA

For the past few years, tens of thousands of quilters have made the trip to Lancaster, PA, each March to experience the AQS Quilt Show. Every year, they enjoy some of the world’s most beautiful works of fiber art. At the American Quilter’s Society, we are planning this [Read More]

Enter Your Quilt Today for the AQS Quilt Show in Lancaster

There are just 14 days left to enter your quilt in the AQS Quilt Show & Contest – Lancaster, PA. The postmarked deadline is December 1, 2009. More than $42,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, with $10,000 going to the Best of Show winner. The rules for the AQS [Read More]

Lancaster Registration is Now Open!

Lancaster Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now OPEN for the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Lancaster, PA, March 24 – 27, 2010. If you ordered a printed registration guide, it was mailed yesterday (10/21/09). You can also print a copy of the registration guide from our Web site. Here is the [Read More]

Lancaster AQS Quilt Contest Rules are Online

Calling all quilters! The rules for the AQS Quilt Show & Contest – Lancaster are online at www.AmericanQuilter.com, click on the Lancaster show. More than $44,000 in cash prizes will be awarded in five categories. The categories are: Bed Quilts – Pieced; Bed [Read More]

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FREE Block Pattern: Rainbow

FREE Block Pattern: Rainbow

Join four RainbowBlocks to make a fun, foundation paper pieced 12″ square that makes great use of rainbow-color [Read More]

Chilly Challenge

On a blazing-hot Wednesday afternoon in Paducah, KY, several staff members represented the American Quilter’s Society [Read More]

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

AQS Quilt Contest Coordinator Andrea Ray is pleased to announce that we are now accepting quilt contest entries for AQS [Read More]

Free Janome Pattern: JUMPING JACKS Quilt

Free Janome Pattern: JUMPING JACKS Quilt

It may look like a work out, but these jumping jacks are easily made with wedges! Kaye Wood shows how to quilt this [Read More]

“Dew”dles in the Grass at Chattanooga

“Dew”dles in the Grass at Chattanooga

We received the following note from Alexa Lett, a member of an art community of Chattanooga, Tennessee that is housed [Read More]

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