Month

June 2010
Get the pattern here. “Quilting became my source of comfort and stability in a vagabond life––created by numerous job transfers––of new places, people, and friends,” Marla Shares. The challenges involved in the journey from her first simple quilt to designing and creating complex designs like Borealis have defined Marla as an artist. E-mail: marlakyeager@gmail.com
Get the pattern here. Making quilts is both soul food and sanity for Katy, who lives in Seward, Nebraska. A mortgage loan administrator by day, she spends weekends and vacations teaching and lecturing. She likes to keep her quilt designs unpredictable by using multiple techniques, hidden elements, and diverse styles. www.KatyColemanQuilts.com
If you enjoy this coaster pattern from Geesje Baron & Esther Vermeer, then you will love their book 3-D Folded Blocks.
Set-in seams, also known as Y seams, are used to make blocks that can’t be assembled with straight, continuous seams. The stunning quilt shown here, Borealis by Marla Yeager, offers plenty of opportunity to practice setting in seams. The complete pattern and instructions for Borealis will be published in the September 2010 issue of American...
If you’re involved in planning guild programs or retreats, you know it can be a head-scratcher to think of someone to present lectures, workshops, programs or trunk shows. You have years of quilting expertise available via AQS authors! Many of our authors, past and present, are active teachers, criss-crossing the country to share their passion...
One of the great benefits for those of us immersed in the quilt world is the exchange of knowledge, not only of patterns and techniques, but also of experiences. Quilter Mary Peterson recently shared with me her could-have-been catastrophic experience during a small quilt show in Shreveport, Louisiana. “I was co-chair of a quilt show...