Month

September 2013
You use your sewing scissors and shears so often that you may not stop to think about them! Follow these handy tips to care for your sewing scissors so that they will stay sharp and precise for many sewing years to come: • Don’t force a cut – you’re likely to unbalance the setting. And...
As we move into Part 3 – Quilt Storage – with light, humidity, temperature and clean conditions in mind, let’s think about how to put quilts away when they are not being used. Part 3 – QUILT STORAGE Where? One of the best places to store a quilt is in a low-lit, relatively-unused bedroom –...
What an exciting moment for AQS author Linda J. Hahn and American Quilter’s Society when the results of the Living Now Book Awards were announced! Linda’s book, New York Beauty Diversified, published by American Quilter’s Society, was chosen as the Gold Award winner in Living Now’s Crafts/Hobbies/Collecting category. The Living Now Book Awards recognize books that help...
Ann spent many years fine tuning her quilting skills, and now has gone from a more traditional skill set back to designing and creating art quilts, painted fabric, and using a method she calls Really Free Motion quilting.
Ann Hazelwood has written several books for the American Quilter’s Society including “100 Things You Need to Know If You Own a Quilt,” and “100 Sweet Treats by and for Quilters.” A former quilt shop owner, Ann is an author of regional food and travel books about her home state of Missouri, and is an...
The leaves are drifting across a modern block background—it’s a 62" x 72" pattern with many possibilities!
Visit Kathryn (Kathey) Bates’ home page on www.MyQuiltPlace.com, and you’ll find a quilter from the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State who has shared quilt love in many places around the country and around the world. She has also donated 19 quilts for Quilts of Valor! Here’s a lovely quilt made using African batiks made in Mali...
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