Month

May 2015
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...
Sally Manke talks with AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters about her winning quilt in the WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge. It will be on display along with the other 95 contest entries at every AQS QuiltWeek coming up in 2015! Sally uses a special machine to mimic hand quilting. She talks with Melissa about fabric choices...
Gina Perkes’ quilt, Nostalgia, won the APQS Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award at the Paducah QuiltWeek event in 2015. Gina is overwhelmed to realize that her quilt will be hanging in The National Quilt Museum starting the day after the show! Find out more about this quilt and Gina’s creative methods in this video interview...
At the 2015 AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah, the BERNINA of America, Inc., Best Home Machine Workmanship Award winners were Nancy Sterett Martin and Karen Sistek. After Karen painted the birds on silk, Nancy quilted this award-winner. Watch the video below to learn about the painting, steaming, and quilting process! Nancy built a steamer in...
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