Design and Print Custom Quilt Blocks

Design and Print Custom Quilt Blocks with FabricMaker   Everyone loves creative quilt blocks. These squares of creative patterns, colors and designs are the cornerstone of most quilts, and a favorite among both new and experienced quilters. They also serve as inspiration for new projects and custom orders, whetting imagination as you search for just…

What is a Tuffet?

  Remember that time when Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet? Thankfully, more came from the experience than a bout of arachnophobia. The idea of a tuffet being a low stool sprang from the page into our imaginations. Before the popularity of the nursery rhyme, a tuffet was defined as a grassy patch, like…

Dreaming of being an author? AQ wants YOU!

Do you love to design patterns? Are you a quilter who is also a writer, and you’d love to share an article in a quilting magazine? American Quilter magazine is interested in your original pattern designs as well as your well-written features, lifestyle, biographic, and technique articles, even motivation for quilters. Our intent is to…

Pets of AQS

  The Secret Life of Pets is on the big screen and we are excited! Before we show you what we’ve been up to, let us inspire you with The Secret Life of Pets fabric collection from Quilting Treasures. Featuring panels with your favorite characters from the movie. Create fun projects for the pet lovers in…

Audubon’s Christmas

Enjoy a snow day in July! Here is a great project to start now and have ready for the first snowfall.  If you need a break from the hot weather, get lost in the wintery wonderland of Kathy McNeil’s Audubon’s Christmas Quilt.  Kathy has created several ways for you to enjoy this pattern. Whether you…

Appliqué for Modern Beginners

Hot off the press! Appliqué for Modern Beginners by Eva Birch, Nancy Gano, and Jodi Robinson is here!     Have you tried appliqué and found the pieces too small and tedious to work with? Then this book was made just for YOU! Featuring large applique pieces and two easy applique methods to try, any quilter…

Christmas in July is HERE!

Nothing chills the sunny swelter of summer like visions of snowflakes and sugar plum fairies dancing in your head. For those of us who create for the holiday season, it’s time to get busy. Thankfully, the Christmas fabric has arrived! Download the AQS Lookbook and let the holiday mood take over. Fix a cup of iced…