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May 11, 2015
Sally Manke received the first place award in the Small Wall Quilts: Fiber Art category sponsored by Superior Threads at the AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah in 2015. The quilt drew a great deal of attention because of its unusual construction technique. Her unique quilt, Spring Stroll, is made from tiny pieces of batik covered...
“Think about your end goal for the quilt,” says Becky Richards, Educator for Hobbs Bonded Fibers, a QuiltWeek sponsor. Why are there so many types? Becky answers many batting questions in this video. Cotton, polyester, cotton blend, silk, wool, wool blend—there are so many choices! Have you tried using two layers of different types? You...
AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Margaret Solomon Gunn about her quilt, Autumn’s Surrender, first place winner in the Small Wall Quilts: Longarm Machine Quilted category at the 2015 Paducah QuiltWeek event. The design is original and the fabric is silk/cotton blend. According to Margaret, silk is not as hard to work with as...