Friday August 1st 2014

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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Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

The New York Times named Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World. Tucked between [Read More]

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of [Read More]

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [Read More]

Inspired by Libby!

Inspired by Libby!

AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with [Read More]

AQS Winners Honored in Mississippi

Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

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