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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]

Trading Time!

Trading Time!

Among the more prolific groups on MyQuiltPlace.com are the Batik Strip Swap and the Charm Square Swap groups. While the vast majority of the 90 groups found on MQP involve no interaction beyond your computer monitor, these groups result in a variety of new fabric pieces [Read More]

Whose Place? Your Place!

Whose Place?  Your Place!

At MyQuiltPlace.com, the online community brought to you by AQS, you’ll find variety, fun, learning, and friends. With 16,800+ quilters to hang out among, you may not get to know them all. But whether you choose conversational forums, topical groups, or your own blog [Read More]

We Remember Mary Ellen Hopkins

We Remember Mary Ellen Hopkins

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Ellen Hopkins. Tiny, feisty Mary Ellen was full of life and certainly marched to her own drummer when it came to quilting. In the AQS office, stories like “Her class was the first class in quilting I ever [Read More]

Quilting Friends

Quilting Friends

This week is QuiltWeek in Paducah, Kentucky, and it turns out to be old home week, too. Many friendships have been formed during the AQS shows over the past 29 years. People from around the world make their annual trek to Quilt City USA to enjoy the quilts and visit with [Read More]

Finally… Thursday is January 24, 2013

Finally… Thursday is January 24, 2013

Are you ready to visit your local quilt shop?  January 24, 2013, is the day that quilters and quilt shop owners have been waiting for. It’s the day you can  show your support for your local quilt shop and let them know how much you value them. Visit Your Local Quilt [Read More]

Don’t Forget January 24

Don’t Forget January 24

Don’t forget! This January 24, 2013, quilters and fabric lovers around the country are being encouraged to show their support for local, independent quilt shops on the inaugural “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day”. This  event is  promoted by The Fabric Shop [Read More]

Save the Date for Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day

Save the Date for Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day

This January 24, 2013, quilters and fabric lovers around the country are encouraged to show their support for local, independent quilt shops on the inaugural “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day”. This  event is  promoted by The Fabric Shop Network with industry support [Read More]

Lancaster Contest Entry Deadline Extended

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 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]

Free – AccuQuilt Go!® Storm at Sea Pattern

Free – AccuQuilt Go!® Storm at Sea Pattern

The Storm at Sea block, also known at one time as Rolling Stone, dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, and its popularity among quilters has never waned. This version, with its undulating flow of harmonious colors, feels more like kind and gentle waves than rough [Read More]

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American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society Welcomes Third Generation of Founding Family

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS [Read More]

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

From the Land of Enchantment, a Video Quilt Show

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her [Read More]

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

FREE PATTERN: Lightning Zig-Zag

Here’s a cute quilt that can be made from colorful stash fabrics plus solids, or combine white charm squares with [Read More]

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Meet the Author: Kathleen Shea

Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® [Read More]

Paducah’s Renaissance

Paducah’s Renaissance

Dynamic. Vital. Flourishing! Paducah, Kentucky has undergone a renaissance. With museums, galleries, and thriving art [Read More]

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