A Mother’s Day Project from BERNINA!

Just in time for Mother’s Day! Remember when we created hand cut appliqué portraits on black paper? BERNINA is bringing back those memories. Create a portrait silhouette pillow! Make this unique and meaningful gift to give for every celebration: weddings, graduations, birthdays, and especially for Mother’s Day! From start to finish you can make a…

She’s Still Stitching at 106!

Everyone in Mapleton, North Dakota, knows Myrtle Farrell.  The “quilt maker” in their small town is 106 years old and still cuts and sews baby quilts every day! She has made 300 quilts in the last three years. Click here for her video interview with award-winning journalist Kevin Wallevand, WDAY-TV.  Thanks to WDAY6 for this…

Meet AQS Author Leanne Anderson

Leanne Anderson has been designing kits and patterns since 1992. She’s the owner of The Whole Country Caboodle, where she works alongside her daughter Kaytlyn and her mom, Jan. She lives in Nashua, Iowa, where her design studio is nestled in the country overlooking beautiful Cedar Lake. Leanne is not new to the fabric industry.…

VIDEO: Adding Lace with Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart is back with a video lesson about making lace! See the techniques she used to make and add fabulous lace designs to her award-winning quilt, Snow Flowers. Susan explains making the lace, the hand appliqué and binding involved in hiding raw edges on the back, and the wide variety of quilting designs. Plus,…

VIDEO: Tink’s Choice

Laura Trenbeath’s quilt, Tink’s Choice, winner of the Best Longarm Machine Quilted award at the QuiltWeek event in Lancaster in 2015, is all foundation pieced. The quilting is fabulous! In the video, Laura explains her use of nailheads and crystals for embellishments and the creative adjustments that were made to the original pattern. She discusses…