Saturday August 23rd 2014

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FREE Book with Order for Memorial Day

FREE Book with Order for Memorial Day

The events of September 11 rocked our world. Across the nation and around the world quilters turned to quilting, as they always do in times of crisis, to express themselves and to reach out to others. The American Quilter’s Society initiated two post-September 11 [Read More]

Quilters and Braiders: Common Threads

Quilters and Braiders: Common Threads

You may have noticed in the last few years that many quilt shops are expanding their product lines to include wool. Some shops are also offering classes in non-quilt textile crafts like rug braiding. A growing number of longtime quilters, like my friend Anne Morton Caldwell [Read More]

Kimberly Einmo — Jelly Roll Quilt Magic

Kimberly Einmo — Jelly Roll Quilt Magic

Kimberly Einmo tells us about her AQS book Jelly Roll Quilt Magic.   Click to order Jelly Roll Quilt Magic Click to order Jelly Roll Quilts & More Click to order Quilt a Travel Souvenir About Kimberly Einmo                 [Read More]

A New World of Quilters: The Modern Quilt Guild by Iris Frank

A New World of Quilters: The Modern Quilt Guild by Iris Frank

Alissa Haight Carlton & Latifah Saafir They blog. They tweet. They use Flickr. They exchange images and ideas on Facebook. Almost instantly, their cadre of Internet friends answers questions and provide  feedback and advice. Make no mistake–their primary mode of [Read More]

What’s Cookin at AQS

What’s Cookin at AQS

Alas, one cannot live by quilting alone.  After all, a person has to eat!  You need to keep up your strength so that you can lift that needle and load that quilting frame! Check out the AQS website for yummy recipes that will inspire you to get cooking. You’ll find [Read More]

My Quilt Story: The Lunch Bunch Quilters

My Quilt Story: The Lunch Bunch Quilters

Thank you to the Lunch Bunch Quilters (Alicia Campbell, Sallie Jones, Laurie Keogh) for submitting this story. “They say every quilt has a story, so here is our Block Buffet story. We have a group that quilts together during most lunch hours. We annually enter quilts in [Read More]

My Quilt Story: Vickie Smith

My Quilt Story: Vickie Smith

After my husband had been out of work for an extended period of time, we sold our house in Bothell, Washington, and moved to Corvallis, Oregon, in 2005. This was a very hard decision to make as we were moving away from our grown children. When visiting a local quilt shop, [Read More]

Free Tiffany Bluebird Quilt Pattern

Free Tiffany Bluebird Quilt Pattern

If you love the look of stained glass and would like to try quilting with silk charmeuse, this lovely pattern will have your heart soaring and your fingers sewing. This quilt, designed by Lauri C. Martin, has the look of a piece of Tiffany glass and will look beautiful in [Read More]

Meet Dianne Springer

Meet Dianne Springer

Meet Dianne Springer the newest author from the American Quilter’s Society.  Dianne’s fun, new book is called Scrap-O-Lator Quilts & More.  Here is a little of Dianne’s background – in her own words. “In the last century, when I was about [Read More]

Free Art Deco Gears Quilt Pattern

Free Art Deco Gears Quilt Pattern

This 44″ X 60″ Art Deco Gears pattern was designed by Robbi Joy Eklow.  Robbi was inspired by the Art Deco terracotta decorations of the buildings and bridges of her hometown, Chicago.  She used some of the Art Deco motifs to create fusible applique designs. [Read More]

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Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

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Des Moines Special Events 2014

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