FUN at Daytona Beach!

The Daytona 500 is over, but there are plenty of other fun things to do at America’s original sunshine escape! Near Ocean Center, you’ll enjoy the Daytona Beach Pier, an historic attraction that recently reopened after a $5 million restoration, and the Boardwalk. Check out the Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach to see more than…

In Memory of Yvonne Porcella

The following is from the blog of the Quilt Alliance. We’re happy to share it as we celebrate the life and quilts of Yvonne Porcella: Beloved quilt world legend Yvonne Porcella died on Friday Fabruary 12, 2016. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and by so many in the quilt world–her…

Three new books from AQS Publishing!

Take a look at three new books from AQS Publishing: App2Applique, An English Paper Pieced Sampler, and Kaleidostars. You’ll find new techniques and ideas across the quilting style spectrum! App2Appliqué! By Dianne S. Hire With a conversational tone, Dianne offers a guided trip down the quilting rabbit hole into the wondrous world of continuous appliqué…

Elvis Wins the School Block Challenge!

Taking a walk through the large School Block Challenge exhibit at The National Quilt Museum on January 23, 2016, I saw imagination at its best! Sponsored by Moda Fabrics, the competition included students in Grades K-12 who were encouraged to submit a 16″ square quilt block incorporating three fabrics provided Moda. It’s the 23rd year…