Thursday July 31st 2014

Posts Tagged ‘quilting’

From our Archives: An APQS Tutorial on Loops in Border

Here is a video tutorial from APQS that we first shared in October 2011. When you stretch out your loops and make them elongated you get a very simple but effective border design. If you alter the height of those loops it adds a little drama. This is one of the easiest [Read More]

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

Red and White Block Design in EQ7

After being inspired by Fran Gonzalez’s online EQ classes at www.QuiltUniversity.com, Christine Brown organized an Electric Quilt self-help bee group in the Denver area. They started meeting twice a month for a year, bringing laptops, manuals, and current projects to each [Read More]

Quilters Impact the Lives of Others

Quilters Impact the Lives of Others

While surfing the web, we found this heartwarming story by Misti Drew on marshallcountydaily.com and wanted to share it with our quilters. Since 2006, the Marshall County Chapter of ”It‘s My Very Own, Bags of Love” has been operating in Benton, Kentucky. This [Read More]

Free Quilting Seminar in Paducah, Ky., featuring MARK SHERMAN

Free Quilting Seminar in Paducah, Ky., featuring MARK SHERMAN

Mark L. Sherman of Remarkable Quilts is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning quilt artist. His stunning quilts include WINGS AND FEATHERS, POPPY’S RAINBOW, TREE OF LIFE, and WISTERIA. Join us on November 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. to Noon (CST) at First Baptist [Read More]

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]

AQS Author Rami Kim Wins 18th Best of Show Award

AQS Author Rami Kim Wins 18th Best of Show Award

Rami Kim is a DNA scientist who turned in her lab coat to become a fabric artist—and we are so happy she did! This fabulous fabric artist, quilter, and international teacher has won her 18th Best of Show award in the Wearable Art Competition for her art-to-wear ensemble, [Read More]

Hazelwood Novels Available for Kindle

Hazelwood Novels Available for Kindle

Love novels. Love your Kindle. Now you can download Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge community fiction series for your Kindle. Hazelwood introduced us to Anne Brown and the Colebridge community in The Basement Quilt. Anne Brown is a plucky florist whose daily ups and downs will [Read More]

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Modern Message Quilts: Three Messages – One Art Form

Most quilters will agree that many of their quilts come from an emotional place. Sending a message in a quilt is not new. What you may consider new is the modern twist as more quilters are experimenting with sleek, chic lines and neutral colors with a splash of bold. [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]

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]

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

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Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

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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!

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AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with [Read More]

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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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