Month

May 2016
Here it is, the perfect quilt to spread on the grass for an evening under the fireworks. Make this 63″ square quilt in time for the 4th of July. Use fabrics from the Colors of Freedom and Patriotic Primer collections for an all-American theme. Go HERE for your free Patriotic Picnic pattern. Looking for fabrics?...
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...
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...
It’s strawberry picking time and we’re making sweet quilted delights to celebrate! Make a few blocks to decorate your spring table or create this charming throw for those cool spring evenings. Either way, this beginning appliqué block is great for needleturn or fused application methods.  Go HERE for your free Strawberry Delight pattern.  
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...
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