Saturday August 1st 2015

Posts Tagged ‘quilts’

Quilting vacation, Hawaiian style

Quilting vacation, Hawaiian style

My husband and I just returned from an idyllic week in Maui, where we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary in Kaanapali Beach. This is surely one of the most beautiful places on our planet. Highlights of our trip included perfect weather; an anniversary sunset dinner [Read More]

My Quilt Story: Lori Hiedeman

My Quilt Story: Lori Hiedeman

Lori Hiedeman shared this story about an astonishing hand-pieced hexagon quilt. Lori, be sure to let us know the END of the story! “My friend Tami has MS (multiple sclerosis). My mother and I went to visit her last fall, and knowing I enjoy quilting, she asked her [Read More]

Meet Dianne Springer

Meet Dianne Springer

Meet AQS Author, Dianne Springer.  Dianne’s fun 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 11 or 12, I remember my older brother saying after a [Read More]

Debbie Bowles’ Cutting Curves – Video

See how Debbie Bowles takes the frustration out of cutting curves for quilts.  Debbie is the author of  Dancing Quilts From Straight Pieces.   Watch her video for tips from a pro! [Read More]

Enhance Your Quilts – Embellish by Terry White

Enhance Your Quilts – Embellish by Terry White

Why leave  a quilt well enough alone when you can adorn and enrich it with embellishments? This book by Terry White is a guide to decorating textiles  that includes tips for making your own embellishments as well as how to use them on quilt surfaces. There are design [Read More]

Clever Banners, Panels & Postcards – On Sale!

Clever Banners, Panels & Postcards – On Sale!

Taking the quilted fabric postcard craze to a new level, Mary Mayne’s mini panels captivate quilters’ quest for variety. These little gems of various sizes, complete with batting, backing, and binding, make great personalized gifts for decoration or for more [Read More]

The National Quilt Museum – How it Began – Video

The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011. This video from the American Quilters Society shows how the museum got its start 20 years ago. The museum was originally named the Museum of the American Quilters Society. In 2008, [Read More]

Who is this mystery quilter?

Who is this mystery quilter?

She ranks among the top quilt teachers in the world, her art quilts are claiming new territory, she leads one of the world’s premiere quilt resorts, and her aim is accurate, both on and off the shooting range. Who is she? Pick up a copy of the January 2012 issue of [Read More]

Help Find Sharon’s Missing Quilt

Help Find Sharon’s Missing Quilt

Sharon Schlotzhauer needs your help locating her 1st place quilt Really ‘Wild’ Flowers! Season Two! The quilt did not make it back home from the recent Houston Quilt Festival. Each of the seven flowers depicted is three-dimensional. The quilt went missing on [Read More]

Buy One Calendar – Get One FREE

Buy One Calendar – Get One FREE

Are you still looking for “just the right” gift? Well, you can’t go wrong with a beautiful AQS calendar. It’s the gift that will have your recipients thinking about you every time they look at the date. AQS has two calendar styles. There is the desk, [Read More]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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