Free Pattern: Quick Water Resistant Towel and Swimsuit Tote

Take your water gear tote to the next level! Use laminated cotton to complement your collection of quilting cotton fabrics when you make this cute tote with the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8900QCP. It’s more than just a standard quilting machine. You can do so much more with a wide variety of fabrics and different techniques and interchangeable sewing feet!

The laminated cotton keeps the moisture from the damp items away from everything else outside your tote for a happy car ride home.


Judith Ryan is a Winner!

Judith Ryan recently sent a letter to AQS expressing her delight at winning First Prize in the 2016 Quilters Grand Giveaway, a trip to AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah. Less than a year ago, Judy was diagnosed with cancer. The mastectomy and chemotherapy that followed were incredibly draining. Then, radiation became a regular part of her…

Accurate Piecing Basics from BERNINA: Cutting

We’re privileged to pass along this illustrated tutorial from our friends at BERNINA. It’s the first in a series called Accurate Piecing Basics. Cutting is the first step in the long process of creating a quilt and perhaps the single most important step. After all, you’re never going to accomplish beautifully pieced blocks if you start…