Friday August 28th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘quilting’

AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

AQS Summer Facebook Scavenger Hunt

Let the Hunt Begin! Join the fun! See how many quilty things you can find on ShopAQS.com and win prizes, too! Six weeks of fun, six prize packages, six lucky winners! Over the next six weeks, search ShopAQS.com using the hints provided. Once you locate the product, jot down [Read More]

Free Color My World Quilt Pattern

Free Color My World Quilt Pattern

Bonnie K. Browning, quilter extraordinaire, offers this wonderful pattern that is perfect for beginning and intermediate quilters–or anyone wanting a fun, fast project. It’s perfect for hand-dyed or mottled fabrics. Have fun! Click HERE for your free COLOR MY [Read More]

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 & 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]

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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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