Friday August 22nd 2014

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 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]

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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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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