Tuesday September 1st 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Zena Thorpe’

Video: AQS Quilt Show 1992

Enjoy this look back at the 1992 AQS Quilt Show in Paducah, Kentucky. You’ll see delightful interviews with Claudia Edmonds, Libby Lehman, Beverly Cosby, Zena Thorpe, Anne Oliver (Best of Show), Catherine Bahnsen, and Eunice Hill. The theme was “Windows.” And [Read More]

Meet Zena Thorpe

Meet Zena Thorpe

Although she was a Southern California resident for more than half her life, Zena Thorpe was born in England, and her work reflects Britain’s ancient history. She learned all needle crafts except quilting from her mother, who was very patient in showing and explaining. [Read More]

How to Make Yo-Yo Flowers with Zena Thorpe – Video

Zena Thorpe, author of the AQS book Beautiful Wildflower Appliqué, shows you how to make tiny Yo-Yo flowers in this video. This useful method will allow you to make small flowers that can be used singly or grouped together for beautiful blossoms. [Read More]

It’s Lecture Time in Grand Rapids

Want to learn about a variety of topics at the AQS Quilt Show at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, August 22 – 25, 2012? The lectures are one hour in length, and are presented by our talented teaching staff. The lectures are: Developing the Artist [Read More]

AQS wins big at IQA

AQS wins big at IQA

AQS book and magazine authors were well represented in the winners’ circle of the 2010 IQA “A World of Beauty” judged show in Houston last week. Congratulations to Sharon Schamber of Payson, Arizona, for winning the Handi Quilter best-of-show award with her [Read More]

Meet Me in Des Moines, Myrna

OK, “Meet Me in Des Moines, Myrna” doesn’t have quite the ring to it Judy Garland gave to “Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis” in the almost-eponymous movie, but this really is an open invitation to come see me during our show this October 6 – 9 [Read More]

Great Start to 2010

Great Start to 2010

Nothing sparks inspiration like a new quilt book, and AQS has just released four great titles. So many quilters kept asking her for an updated book, Gwen Marston has authored Liberated Quiltmaking II. It is much more than a revision of the 1996 book, Liberated Quiltmaking, [Read More]

Congratulations AQS Authors – Houston Winners!

Congratulations AQS Authors – Houston Winners!

Congratulations to Paducah’s own Caryl Bryer Fallert for winning Best of Show at the IQA 2009 show in Houston! She is shown above left with a corner of “On the Wings of a Dream,” a self-portrait that garnered Caryl the $10,000 top prize, sponsored by [Read More]

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Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Some call it a trendy chevron pattern, but we know that wave or zig-zag designs have been around for decades, no matter [Read More]

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Teri Cherne took home the Best Longarm Machine Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek 2015 in Syracuse, New York. In this video, [Read More]

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

First Place winners of the Ultimate Guild Challenge held during AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015 are [Read More]

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Developing the Artist Within Through Quilts and Wearable Arts with Melinda Bula

Melinda Bula, from El Dorado Hills, California, has been sewing since she was a young girl. In love with fabric all her [Read More]

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