Quilt Takes a Life of Its Own

Meet Sheila Frampton-Cooper Her entry into the AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013 Contest, titled FANTASYLAND, took home the TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award chosen by Libby Lehman. A huge fan of Libby, Sheila is incredibly honored to have been chosen among all of the entries in Paducah as Libby’s favorite. Creating such a detailed piece…

Celebrate with AQS

Almost thirty years ago, Meredith and her husband Bill founded what is now the largest membership organization for quilters in the world. As the driving force behind the growth of quilting’s recognition across the world as a fine art form, Meredith has made an indelible mark on the fiber art community. In just two weeks,…

In Flanders Fields

Meet Robin Gausebeck, the artist behind IN FLANDERS FIELDS. Her work took home the 1st Place award in the  Miniature Quilts category sponsored by JUKI America, Inc. at AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013. This miniature offers a beautiful commemoration of World War I. Inspired by John McCrae’s poem, In Flanders Fields, this small piece…

Reinventing Their Dreams

Surfing is probably the last thing a wounded warrior expects to be able to do. But thanks to an organization called Operation Surf and its parent company, Amazing Surf Adventures, veterans in treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio do just that. A five-day experience at Van Curaza Surf School in Pismo Beach,…