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Posts Tagged ‘quilts’

AQS 2013 Wall Calendar

AQS 2013 Wall Calendar

Get set for a new year of wall calendar beauty! Culled from past prizewinners at the prestigious American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest in Paducah, Kentucky, these magnificent quilts will provide enjoyment every month of the year. Let your senses feast on [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]

The War of the States – Quilts & Fabrics

The War of the States – Quilts & Fabrics

Quiltmaking was wildly popular during the US Civil War (1861-1865.) However, most of the quilts crafted during this period were not made for the use of the quiltmaker but as contributions to the soldiers in the field and those wounded in hospitals. The Sanitary Commission, [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]

Meet Gwen Marston

Meet Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, teacher,  and author of the AQS new book, Liberated Medallion Quilts. She has taught quiltmaking nationally and internationally for more than three decades, and her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. [Read More]

AQS Author Spotlight: Gwen Marston

AQS Author Spotlight: Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, author, and teacher. She has taught quilting nationally and internationally for over three decades. Her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. Gwen’s work has been shown in many group exhibits throughout [Read More]

My Quilt Place, A Growing Online Community

My Quilt Place, A Growing Online Community

MyQuiltPlace.com is a free service from the American Quilter’s Society. We all know that quilting is more than a hobby; it is a lifestyle that helps define us as a person and as an artist. From traditional to contemporary, all quilts are an expression of who we are [Read More]

Baskets: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

Baskets: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

18 Spectacular Quilts, 19 Quiltmaker Winners and Finalists, and Their Stories!   The National Quilt Museum’s annual New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest once again has brought out the best in creativity from today’s talented quiltmakers. Quilts are [Read More]

The Stories Hidden in Our Quilts by Alex Anderson

The Stories Hidden in Our Quilts by Alex Anderson

Every quilt tells a story. Sometimes the story is clear, announced through the title, the choice of block or fabric, an appliqued or photo-transferred image, or even embellishment. Sometimes, however, the story is not so obvious, and we must lean in and listen carefully to [Read More]

Celebrate National Embroidery Month

Celebrate National Embroidery Month

February is National Embroidery Month! Embroidery has been popular for centuries. Do you remember embroidering pillowcases with washout transfers as a child? I do. I think it was the foundation for my interest in quilting years later. Embroidery has come a long, long way in [Read More]

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The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

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The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after [Read More]

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of [Read More]

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Everyone enjoys the AQS QuiltWeek events! From the outstanding contest entry quilts and fantastic special exhibits to [Read More]

Best Wall Quilt at Charlotte in 2014

Jackie Perry won the Best Wall Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, NC 2014. Her quilt, BALTIMORE ALBUM [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper [Read More]

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