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annhammel
The Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, gather weekly to have quilting fun – and there was plenty of fun for them at the AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids 2013 Ultimate Guild Challenge! Last year, the Tuesday Night Friends Guild saw the challenge as an opportunity to do something fun together. After creating a...
Here’s a pattern inspired by the very first issue of The Quilt Life! Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims held their first TQL Cook-Off in April, 2010.
On September 13, 2013 The National Quilt Museum released the new edition of their collection book. The Collection of The National Quilt Museum is updated every 3-5 years. The new book includes quilts that have been added to the collection since the last publication and additional information on many quilts that were in previous editions....
Quilters, look at your hands. They are hands that stitch and hands that love. They are hands that not only sew, but through your hands you express yourself, and very often give to others. This week, our MyQuiltPlace spotlight is shining on someone who does all that and more! Find more photos like this on My...
UnFinished Objects – most of us have them, the bagged or stacked piles of fabric, thread, and patterns that are ghosts of projects-past. They rank a little lower than WIPs (Works in Progress), and they share a common factor: they were inspired by an irresistible idea that dwindled along the way. Re-generating UFOs takes a little bit...
Watch Bonnie and Christine Belding discuss entering her award-winning quilt!
You use your sewing scissors and shears so often that you may not stop to think about them! Follow these handy tips to care for your sewing scissors so that they will stay sharp and precise for many sewing years to come: • Don’t force a cut – you’re likely to unbalance the setting. And...
As we move into Part 3 – Quilt Storage – with light, humidity, temperature and clean conditions in mind, let’s think about how to put quilts away when they are not being used. Part 3 – QUILT STORAGE Where? One of the best places to store a quilt is in a low-lit, relatively-unused bedroom –...
What an exciting moment for AQS author Linda J. Hahn and American Quilter’s Society when the results of the Living Now Book Awards were announced! Linda’s book, New York Beauty Diversified, published by American Quilter’s Society, was chosen as the Gold Award winner in Living Now’s Crafts/Hobbies/Collecting category. The Living Now Book Awards recognize books that help...
Ann spent many years fine tuning her quilting skills, and now has gone from a more traditional skill set back to designing and creating art quilts, painted fabric, and using a method she calls Really Free Motion quilting.
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