Thursday July 31st 2014

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Remembering Eula Mae Long

Remembering Eula Mae Long

We received the sad news today that Eula Mae Long of Salem, Oregon, passed away on February 4, 2013. Eula was a homemaker, seamstress, quilter, and published author. She enjoyed designing and making all manner of clothing during most of her life. It was in her later years [Read More]

Meet Dr. Joyce Mori

Meet Dr. Joyce Mori

Dr. Joyce Mori is the author of the new AQS book Quilting Designs from Native American Pottery. She has been professionally involved in quilting for over 20 years. Her mother introduced her to quilting when she was about 10 years old; her first full-sized quilt was a [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]

A Quilt for Grandpa West by Tim Langlitz

A Quilt for Grandpa West by Tim Langlitz

It may sound cliché but quilting really does bring souls together. I began working for the American Quilter’s Society at the end of 2010. Although I knew much about the business of quilting, I was woefully unable to create anything that would earn as much as a “B-“ [Read More]

Grate inspirations

Grate inspirations

Do you find quilts everywhere you turn? Even when they aren’t quilts, exactly? The other day a friend and I were minding our own business, walking to a favorite deli for lunch, when POW! We (not literally, fortunately) ran smack into this quilt, wrapped around a tree. Do [Read More]

AQS Releases from Einmo & Woodworth

AQS Releases from Einmo & Woodworth

Now available from AQS Publishing, two books that are a must for any quilter’s library:   Precut Bonanza: 200 Pieced Blocks from Cut Strips & Shapes by Kimberly Einmo This is the ultimate guide for using precut fabrics in pieced blocks! Follow [Read More]

My Quilt Place Room – THE Place To Be in Grand Rapids

My Quilt Place Room – THE Place To Be in Grand Rapids

The My Quilt Place Room at the AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids is just for YOU! Network with other quilters Watch some demonstrations Sit and stitch Just relax You can do all of this in the My Quilt Place Room in Grand Gallery Meeting Rooms E/F, located just across the Grand [Read More]

Stockholm Star: Step 13: Thread selection and quilting

Stockholm Star: Step 13: Thread selection and quilting

Now it’s time to select quilting threads. I’m going to go through my thread stash and see if I already have some colors that might work. My friend ZJ Humbach, a longarmer, showed me this trick. To get an idea of how thread is going to look when it’s sewn in, you [Read More]

Marti Michell – All-Star Review – Paducah 2012

Watch Marti Michell, teacher, author, designer, and quilter extraordinaire as she lectures at the Paducah 2012 All-Star Review. You’ll pick up some quilting tips, learn  how to use some tools, and see some of Marti’s techniques. Marti is sure to bring a smile [Read More]

Spend an Evening with Alex Anderson in Grand Rapids, MI

Spend an Evening with Alex Anderson in Grand Rapids, MI

Don’t miss Alex Anderson’s presentation at the Grand Rapids, MI,  AQS Quilt Show & Contest. From stay-at-home mom to ambassador to the world of quilts,  join Alex for this inspirational and light hearted virtual trunk show of her quilting adventures.  You [Read More]

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