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American Quilter's Society
Take a stroll with me down the Chareh el Khiamiah, or “street of the tentmakers.” Found in the heart of Old Islamic Cairo, it is the only place where the street is still covered as in days of old. The sun fights its way through the openings in the roofs, casting patterns of light and...
You’re at the local fabric shop when inspiration strikes – but wait, you’d like to make a coverlet instead of a full bedspread, or your brother has a California king and you don’t know what that really means. Every quilter loves fabric, but there’s no point in buying far too much – or worse, not...
Make Dancing Ribbons by Cindy Rounds Richards into a mini quilt or a central block in a larger quilt. The possibilities are endless with this free pattern!
Try Karen Stone’s clam shell design or play with her hexie grid. These all-over designs are perfect for your next quilting project! This pattern may be copied for personal use only. Please request reprint permission for any other use.  Click here to download the pattern here.
Join Ellen Ann as she shows you how to make her stunning flowers from unusual fabrics.
Many of the projects in American Quilter call for invisible thread. So we asked Barbara Shapel for some tips. Barbara said that since invisible thread is sometimes temperamental, try these tips for problem-free use: • Don’t wind the bobbin more than half full. Wind bobbins slowly and with less tension than what is normal for...
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