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Posts Tagged ‘Tentmakers of Cairo’

Fun in Charlotte in 2014!

Fun in Charlotte in 2014!

With four AQS QuiltWeeks falling 2-3 weeks apart this year, many AQS staffers will be practically living out of their suitcases for the next few months! We thought you might like to see a few snapshots taken by some of our employees at the AQS QuiltWeek event held in [Read More]

The Tentmakers Continue to Stitch at AQS QuiltWeek Events!

The Tentmakers Continue to Stitch at AQS QuiltWeek Events!

The Tentmakers of Cairo are back in the United States and will be appearing at each new AQS QuiltWeek® event in 2014! Experience the exclusive Stitch Like an Egyptian exhibit, an enthusiastic expression of the appliqué art of the Tentmakers of Cairo. For thousands of [Read More]

Views from AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines

Views from AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines

Here is a sneak peek of what’s happening at AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines this week. This is just a small sampling of the 1,674 quilts on exhibit at the show. There is a whole herd of cows loose in Hy-Vee Hall – it’s the Cow Stampede, curated by Mary Lou [Read More]

Exciting Exhibits are Heading to Grand Rapids!

Exciting Exhibits are Heading to Grand Rapids!

Grand Rapids, Michigan, is ready to roll out the red carpet for fiber art lovers during the AQS QuiltWeek™ event, August 14 – 17, 2013! The American Quilter’s Society is proud to present four international exhibits, three of which will be making their international [Read More]

Stitching Stories with Needle and Thread

Stitching Stories with Needle and Thread

Many of us have stitched our family history with needle and thread or have stitched a story about a cause that has meaning to us into our quilts. Well, the Tentmakers of Cairo stitch stories into their work, too. In this appliquéd piece, you can see that one bird in the [Read More]

Meet the Tentmakers of Cairo

Jenny Bowker narrates this fascinating video featuring Tarek and Hosam,  two of the Tentmakers of Cairo. You will be able to see Tarek and Hosam at AQS QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, PA  and AQS QuiltWeek™ in Paducah, KY. A selection of beautiful quilts from the Tentmakers [Read More]

New Tentmaker Appliqué Art at AQS Spring Shows

New Tentmaker Appliqué Art at AQS Spring Shows

In early December, Jenny Bowker and I flew to Cairo, Egypt, to select pieces of appliqué art by the Tentmakers of Cairo for the AQS spring shows. We spent four full days, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., going from shop to shop, selecting new pieces. Here are a few photos we took [Read More]

Gift Certificates for AQS QuiltWeek™

Gift Certificates for AQS QuiltWeek™

Is attending an AQS QuiltWeek™ event on your Christmas Wish List? Did you know that you can get an AQS Gift Certificate that can be redeemed for workshops, lectures, and special events at the AQS shows? It’s easy to get a Gift Certificate – just call [Read More]

Mark Your Calendars for AQS QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Mark Your Calendars for AQS QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

In less than a month, registration for the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek™ in Lancaster, PA, will open to the general public. Mark your calendars now to make sure you catch this world-class event. This year promises to be a week to remember. In fact, it’s gotten [Read More]

AQS – Exclusive Representative for the Tentmakers of Cairo

Recently the Tentmakers of Cairo, Jenny Bowker as curator, and the American Quilter’s Society signed agreements designating the American Quilter’s Society as the exclusive representative of the Tentmakers of Cairo for the exhibition and sales of their applique [Read More]

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