Friday August 28th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Pat Holly’

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015. Pat’s excitement is contagious! Her quit, Saffron Splendor, was inspired by a trip to India. She used silk fabric and decorative stitches to create [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. It’s a creative way to bring design elements to the forefront and make them the stars of your quilt. There are many ways to make beautiful appliqué, and [Read More]

Video: Connie Griner at Albuquerque QuiltWeek 2015

AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Connie Griner, who won 2nd Place in the Large Quilts–Home Machine Quilted category at the 2015 QuiltWeek event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Connie was looking for a quilting challenge upon her retirement in 2013, and [Read More]

Inspired by Libby!

Inspired by Libby!

AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with multiple medical issues. Her personality and sense of humor are leading the charge for recovery. Team Libby and her quilting friends are her support through this [Read More]

TWO OF US – Pat Holly & Sue Nickels

Unbeatable sister duo Pat Holly & Sue Nickels won the Bernina of America Home Machine Quilting Award at QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2014. See their quilt, TWO OF US, and hear their quilting tips in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie [Read More]

Wild times!

Wild times!

TQL’s June issue is hot off the presses, and it’s wild! Our theme this month is wild kingdom, and the pages are full of animals—creatures living in our houses, in the jungle, in the wilderness, and in our imaginations (the wildest of all!). One of the articles in the [Read More]

We have e-books – take a look!

We have e-books – take a look!

Most quilters love books. They are our source for patterns, beautiful design ideas, and color inspiration. Like the stacks of fabric you love to collect, most quilters have a particular passion for quilting books. But maybe… • you wish you could print patterns [Read More]

Big Inspiration in a Small Package

Big Inspiration in a Small Package

The AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky event is famed around the world for its many contributions to quilting. Not only do quilters earn the largest cash awards for quilting in the world, miniature quilt artists find a showcase and platform for their unique mastery of [Read More]

Paducah

Paducah

What a pleasure it was to see the TQL readers who stopped by our booth in Paducah. You’re the reason we make the magazine, and I felt humbled and honored by your kind words. When I got home, I was still on sensory overload. Now, after a few days, I realize I can’t stop [Read More]

Meet Sue Nickels

Meet Sue Nickels

Sue Nickels is the author of the new AQS book Fabulous Feathers & Fillers, Design & Machine Quilting Techniques. Sue has been quilting for 34 years, starting by hand and gradually focusing on machine work.  She has been teaching machine techniques for the past 22 [Read More]

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Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

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The Bee is Buzzing!

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Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Best of Show Video: Saffron Splendor

Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan [Read More]

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