Month

January 2012
JoAnn Belling created a completely imaginary flower for this pattern called Dazzling Carsidium. This unusual flower has a dazzling beauty from spring until late fall, never losing its brilliance.
  Bonnie Browning shows you how to use the new AQS quilt calculator.  
Nancy Prince is the author of the AQS books,  Thread Painting with Style and Quilt Savvy: Simple Thread Painting. Nancy’s introduction to needle and thread came from a very creative mother who introduced her at an early age to a sewing machine. As a result, fabric and a trusty assortment of sewing machines have been...
Learn to use your needle as an artist’s paintbrush in this new AQS book by Nancy Prince. In this comprehensive reference, award-winning quilter Nancy Prince shows you everything you need to know to thread paint with style. This wonderfully detailed instructional book walks you through all the supplies and techniques that you will need including...
Lori Hiedeman shared this story about an astonishing hand-pieced hexagon quilt. Lori, be sure to let us know the END of the story! “My friend Tami has MS (multiple sclerosis). My mother and I went to visit her last fall, and knowing I enjoy quilting, she asked her husband to bring out the quilt she...
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and The Year of the Dragon with a free quilting pattern designed by Lone Minkkinen, author of Quilting Designs from Nature.
Take a video journey to the International Quilt Study Center in Lincoln, Nebraska to see the quilts of three famous 20th century quiltmakers. Marie Webster, Anne  Orr and Mary McElwain were talented designers and quilters who were also shrewd entrepreneurs who spread their craft by marketing kits.  See examples of their mass marketed designs — as...
Susan K. Cleveland, award-winning quilter and quilt book author, has graciously provided American Quilter with the pattern and instructions for this cute wallhanging. Personalize it with your name, or make one for a grandchild or quilting friend. The pattern gives instructions for a name quilt, but the idea could also be used to showcase messages,...
An amazing art quilt has been traveling the country for the past few years – the Lost Heroes Art Quilt. It’s an incredibly powerful piece by Julie Feingold, and it’s a tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s totally non-political. If you...
Quilting Designs from Nature by Lone J. Minkkinen is full of artistic continuous line designs taken from the Great Outdoors! You’ll find: More than 100 extraordinary continuous line quilting design patterns. Patterns organized by theme give a wide selection of nature-based designs. You can enlarge or reduce the patterns to create pantographs or the most...
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