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FIRE AND ICE is Viewer’s Choice

FIRE AND ICE is Viewer’s Choice

Introducing FIRE AND ICE, Viewer’s Choice winner at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. AQS Author, Kimberly Einmo, designed and sewed this quilt using Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads. Judi Madsen, of Green Fairy Quilts, provided exquisite [Read More]

Learn to simplify your quilting with a few easy steps!

Learn to simplify your quilting with a few easy steps!

AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013 is just a few weeks away! Besides having over 1600 quilts on display we have put together a great schedule of talented instructors for you to learn various new projects as well as quick little tricks to simplify your quilting [Read More]

William Morris Rock Star?

William Morris Rock Star?

Are you crazy about the fabric designs of William Morris? I am, and have been  since their introduction to my quilting world about 20 years ago. His classic and yet innovative designs are as popular today as they were in the late 19th century. Morris lived from 1834-1896. [Read More]

Lancaster Contest Entry Deadline Extended

Lancaster Contest Entry Deadline Extended

 Contest Entry Deadline Extended In the aftermath of  Superstorm Sandy, the entire staff of the American Quilter’s Society wishes to extend heartfelt concern for those affected by the storm. Quilters across the United States have already begun sewing quilts to send [Read More]

Far East Comes to the Midwest

Far East Comes to the Midwest

Don’t miss the new exhibition, “Japanese Color and Form: New Works by Fifty Japanese Artists” at the AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines, Iowa, October 3-6, 2012. Curated by Kokusai Art of Yokohama, Japan, this exhibit shares the unique artistry of Japanese traditional [Read More]

Special Exhibit from the Tentmakers of Cairo Egypt in Grand Rapids, MI

Join us at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 22-25, 2012, where for the first time in North America, The Tentmakers of Cairo, Egypt, will have their quilts displayed. Almost 100 on display and for sale. Plus, two of the tentmakers will be at [Read More]

What’s Happening at the 2012 AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, MI

Bonnie Browning, AQS Executive Show Director, talks about all the happenings you won’t want to miss at the first AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Grand Rapids, MI, August 22-25, 2012. Hope to see you there! Click here for more show information and to register.     [Read More]

Tents at a Quilt Show?

Tents at a Quilt Show?

While looking over my shoulder one day, my wife asked, “Why are you reading something about making tents?” This is a reasonable question given our pre-parent days of camping and enjoying the great outdoors. Yet, as evidenced by my slightly stressed countenance and the [Read More]

Long Arm Quilting at the Paducah AQS Show – Video

Quilters who have faced a queen-sized top may have dreamed about sewing it faster under the 360 degree movement of a long arm quilting machine. In this video we are taking you to an American Quilter’s Society show in Paducah, KY to show you how it’s done! Enjoy [Read More]

Mary Stori to Teach at AQS 2012 Lancaster Show

Mary Stori to Teach at AQS 2012 Lancaster Show

  Start making your plans for the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The show runs March 14 through March 17. Along with shopping our vendor mall and viewing some beautiful quilts, you can freshen up your quilting skills [Read More]

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Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

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The New York Times named Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World. Tucked between [Read More]

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

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We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of [Read More]

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

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In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [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 [Read More]

AQS Winners Honored in Mississippi

Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

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