Monday August 31st 2015

Posts Tagged ‘quilt show’

George & Virginia Siciliano – Teaching in Lancaster

George & Virginia Siciliano – Teaching in Lancaster

    These are busy days at the quilt show office. We are working on all our 2012 shows. The first AQS Quilt Show and Contest is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It runs March 14 through March 17 at the Lancaster County Convention Center. Quilters can expect four [Read More]

Machine Quilting Thread Fun

  AQS author Sue Patten shows us a few tips on machine quilting. Books by Sue Patten: Adaptable Quilting Designs Quilting Possibilities…Freehand Filler Patterns     [Read More]

Kathy Schmidt – Rule-Breaking Quilts

  While visiting the Grandstand at the 2011 Des Moines AQS Quilt Show & Contest, Kathy Schmidt showed us some traditional and alternative quilt edging methods from her AQS book Rule-Breaking Quilts. Click here to order your copy of Rule-Breaking Quilts. Kathy [Read More]

Centering Designs in Prairie Points

  AQS instructor Penny Haren shows us how to center designs in prairie points.   [Read More]

BE A WINNER WITH AQS ON POINT

Congratulations to Victoria Johnson from Granger, MN, our October “Sign Up for On Point” winner! Winning a free book from AQS is easy! Just click here to enter your information to register for our weekly, On Point e-Newsletter and you are automatically entered to win. [Read More]

From Stripes to Patches with Templates

  AQS author Pat Yamin shows us how to use a template to cut strips of fabric. Pat is the author of “Two Patch Scrap Quilts” and e-book “Quilt Savvy: One Patch Scrap Quilts.” Click here for more information about Pat and her books.     [Read More]

1st Ever Quilters Flash Mob

1st Ever Quilters Flash Mob

What do you do on a beautiful afternoon at a quilt show? In Des Moines, Iowa, today at the AQS Quilt Show, we had the first-ever Quilters Flash Mob.Nearly 200 quilters took part in this spontaneous show and tell on the sidewalk in front of HyVee Hall at the Iowa Events [Read More]

Quilter flash mob stops traffic in Iowa

Quilter flash mob stops traffic in Iowa

Definitely a first in Des Moines and (maybe the world!), a flash mob of quilters from near and far gathered for a mass show-and-tell on the steps of Hyvee Hall during the AQS Des Moines Quilt Show & Contest today. Executive show director Bonnie Browning led the charge [Read More]

Ronda Beyer’s tip for perfect scalloped edges

Ronda Beyer’s tip for perfect scalloped edges

There are so many amazing aspects to Ronda Beyer’s Essence quilt, which won the Best Longarm Workmanship Award at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Knoxville this summer. From the quietly elegant fabrics to the incredible original quilting designs, the quilt entices [Read More]

FREE Quilt Pattern from Kathryn Schmidt

FREE Quilt Pattern from Kathryn Schmidt

Author and Des Moines AQS QuiltWeek® teacher, Kathryn Schmidt, has a FREE quilt pattern for you this week. Kathy’s pattern is called “Disorderly Conduct” and can be made with just six fat quarters. You’ll have fun making this quilt using some of the concepts from [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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