Month

November 2011
Linda Hahn, designer of the “Block Buffet” online mystery quilt for American Quilter magazine introduces her book “New York Beauty Simplified.”    
  Darlene Christopherson shows us how to make unmarked quilting lines and borders.    
  Ann Seely, AQS author, shows how to measure multiple mitered borders so they sew together perfectly.   Click here for more information about Ann Seely and her book “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing” that she co-authored with her sister Joyce Stewart.    
Darlene Christopherson shows us how to thread baste for hand needle turned applique.
Thanks for all the helpful hints on moving a sewing room. It seems as though my husband and I will be able to make this in-town move over several days, not in a big rush, which will be nice. But we will need to rent a larger vehicle for some furniture, the etagere in which...
  AQS author Kathy Schmidt shows us how she finishes edges. Click here to find out more about Kathryn Schmidt and her book “Rule-Breaking Quilts.”    
With holiday parties and visits right around the corner, you just might need a quick way to dress up a hostess gift or special bottle of wine. Pat Maeda has complete free instructions for you to make a Japanese wrapping cloth for any bottled beverage. No sewing is involved. Just supply a pretty fabric and...
Rita  Fishel is a nationally known author, speaker, and teacher. She has written the books Everyday Quilts and Mystery Quilts for AQS Publishing. In this video made for AQS Quilttv,  Rita talks about Everday Quilts and gives you some tips to make your everyday quilting even easier!
Do you need a table runner to complete your holiday decor? Or, maybe you would like to make a quick and easy last minute gift? This table runner pattern by Kay Nickols is just what you need! The entire table runner is made from two yards of one border print fabric. Kay Nickols, author of...
Quilters often use a scalloped edge to add a pretty, feminine finish to a quilt. Try a notched edge for a different look. It works well with many quilt styles, particularly Art Deco and masculine quilts. Click here to download complete instructions for making your own notched edge finishes.
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