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American Quilter's Society
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,...
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...
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,...
It’s no surprise that many ancient Egyptian works of decoration are rife with symbolism. Today’s leading Egyptian art, created by the Tentmakers of Cairo, stitches together modern interpretations and styles with the timeless symbolism of birds throughout Egyptian culture and history. Like many cultures, birds and other animals play a key role in symbolism, mythology,...
Create the beloved look of Tiffany glass with this sweet blue bird and dogwoods.
Reprinted from The Quilt Life Magazine By Brenda Gael Smith Click here to subscribe today Click here to order this issue In my previous life, I was a lawyer. Pursuing my passion as a textile artist beckoned, however, and so I “retired”—from practicing law, that is. Since then, I’ve been working with the exhibition committee...
Meet Cherrie Hampton, winner of the 1st Place SMALL WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest, sponsored by YLI Corporation. After the gentle urging of her friends, she chose to take a chance and enter one of her pieces in the AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013 contest. Not only did she have...
Meet Cindy Garcia. Her quilt, GOD’S GREATEST GIFT TO ME WAS DAD, took home the first place prize in the Small Wall Quilts: Pictorial Category sponsored by Horn of America at AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013. Her father, pictured in this award-winning piece, was the talk of Quilt City USA® this April. Viewers were...
Foundation Piecing – It’s a Breeze Reprinted from American Quilter Magazine By: Marci Baker CLEAR SAILING, 47-1/2″ x 64-1/2″. All quilts by Marci Baker I’ve always been intrigued by the foundation piecing technique, sometimes referred to as paper piecing. However, I was frustrated that the construction method I used didn’t guarantee success. Occasionally fabric pieces...
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