Video – SIERRA by Marina Landi

AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning talks with Marina Landi (and her interpreter, Kathy) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, about Marina’s quilt, SIERRA. The quilt received Honorable Mention in the Small Wall Quilts-Pictorial category sponsored by Horn of America at AQS QuiltWeek–Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Marina loves brights, and enjoys working with silk. The brilliant colors used…

Unique Quilts Tell Stories

Many stunning quilts are made with symmetrical groups of beloved blocks and beautiful, balanced results are achieved. But two AQS authors take a different approach to quilt designing and allow you to create, as Marianne L. Hatton calls them, “next generation” quilts, using different-sized or non-traditional blocks to achieve a cohesive whole and tell a…

The Final Step: Binding Cuts

So you’ve made some decisions about your quilt’s binding. You’ve decided to match or contrast, you know how wide you want to make it, and the importance of bias binding.(See The Final Step: Binding Decisions.) It’s time to cut the fabric that you will use for the binding! How wide should I cut the binding…

AQS Book Club on MyQuiltPlace.com

Readers, you will love the AQS Book Club! Starting this month (June 2014), we’ll be offering quilt fiction from our great lineup of AQS authors – complete with discussion questions from the authors! This month, enjoy The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts by Jan Cerney. Here’s a message from Jan: “Hi, I’m Jan Cerney, author of The…