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April 10, 2012
One of the best parts of my job is receiving letters and photos from American Quilter magazine readers. Jo Fifield of Bellevue, Iowa, enjoyed the article “Amazing Endeavors: Quilt My Ride” by Iris Frank in the May 2012 issue of AQ, and wrote to me about her Quiltmobile: “In the March 2012 issue, you published...
Celebrate the joys of the growing season with this whimsical garden quilt designed by Amy Cunningham-Waltz. This quilt  is bursting with color and energy. For the flowers, stems and leaves you will need a variety of black and white fabrics, and gray fabrics in medium and light values. For the background, look for a fabric...
Alissa Haight Carlton & Latifah Saafir They blog. They tweet. They use Flickr. They exchange images and ideas on Facebook. Almost instantly, their cadre of Internet friends answers questions and provide  feedback and advice. Make no mistake–their primary mode of communication is via computer. And computers have been an integral part of their lives practically...
Liberate Your Inner (Quilt) Medallion! Are medallion quilts truly as traditional as we think they are? Liberated Medallion Quilts by Gwen Marston will help you discover how women who made antique medallion quilts were improvisational, just like today’s quilters. Follow Gwen’s 7 “how-to” projects to unleash your Liberated creativity. If you like precision, fine —...
Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, teacher,  and author of the AQS new book, Liberated Medallion Quilts. She has taught quiltmaking nationally and internationally for more than three decades, and her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. Liberated Medallion Quilts is her twenty-sixth book. In addition to writing and teaching, Gwen has...