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October 23, 2012
Today we had a nice surprise when Betty Burnett, whose calling card says “Home Motor For Real,” stopped by the AQS office. She shared some of the projects she’s made from American Quilter magazine. So we dropped in to the AQS photography studio and had our photographer Charley Lynch snap a couple of photos of...
Andi Reynolds, former AQS executive book editor, gave us a rare glimpse into her quilting space. “Look at the great light in here,” she said. “Although I need to rethink how to store fabric to prevent fading, with the glass patio doors, a wall of windows, and port holes high on the third wall, there’s...
Jean Clark was the third place winner in the handquilted bed quilts category at the 2012 AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Des Moines. Her techniques include needle turn appliqué and a technique that she likes to call “echo stippling.” Jean spent over 2,000 hours on the hand appliqué and another 2,000 hours on the handquilting.  Take...