Needle Threading with Ami Simms!

Having some trouble hand quilting simply because of problems with needle threading? Ami Simms shared some great tips for threading needles in two of her recent newsletters. She said: If you’re “Slow Quilting,” otherwise known as plain old “hand quilting,” and formerly known as “quilting” (before people started quilting with an electric needle), then threading…

Kitsap Quilters Keep On Giving!

It was May of 1985. A bunch of gals who shopped at Heirloom Quilts & Fabric Shop in Poulsbo, Washington, decided to start getting together. A newsletter from the Heirloom shop mentioned the meeting, and more quilters began to attend. When the group grew to about 25 members, they decided to form a guild.  The…

Fantastic Fibers 2015

The Fantastic Fibers 2015 international juried exhibition is about to open! All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center April 1-June 6, 2015. The Fantastic Fibers exhibit is an AQS QuiltWeek sanctioned event. Traditionally, Yeiser Art Center receives nearly 800 entries from 128 artists from 12 countries. As one of Yeiser…