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Betsey Langford
Last week we asked you about your scissors – over 950 of you responded! Thank you to each and every one of you for taking the time to share your scissor experiences.     Q: How many quilting/sewing scissors do you own? Six to ten pairs of scissors can be found in 41% of respondents’...
In part two of our Building Your Creative Space series, we want to inspire you! You can find Part One here. It is true, your Creative Space is about creating so it’s important to have all the supplies, tools, and equipment you need, but one special ingredient you don’t want to forget is inspiration.   ...
Please take a few moments and share your thoughts, opinions and experiences with scissors.
by Emily Cross 48″ x 48″ 16″ Blocks   Fabric Requirements: Pinks for arrow background – 1 yd Pinks for hearts – 1 yd Greens for heart background – 7/8 yd Greens for arrows – 7/8 yds Backing – 3 3/8 yds Binding – 1/2 yd   Cutting Instructions: For the Heart Blocks, cut: 10...
Let us introduce you to some amazing quilters! The winners from AQS QuiltWeek – Phoenix 2016. Watch as they share techniques, inspiration, and the creative process for their incredible award winning quilts.   Karen Watts Wins 1st Place in Wall Quilts – Longarm Machine Quilting Category   Ann Petersen Wins 1st Place in Large Quilts...
Quilting is an art that takes lots of equipment. Equipment that takes space. There’s the cutting system – rotary mat with rulers need a large flat surface. There’s the design area – somewhere to lay out a detailed quilt-in-progress (preferably cat, dog, and kid free). There’s the sewing machine – table, chair, outlet, light. There’s...
Take a look at Flora’s technique for embellishing the cypress trees in Starry Night featured in her book, Trispective. A great embellishment technique creating texture and adding sparkle to your favorite project.    In this painting the cypress trees seemed to jump right out of the fabric and request festive treatment. I decided to try the...
We asked what you thought about Block of the Month projects – over 600 of you shared your passions and opinions! Thank you for the fantastic response. For those new to the monthly ritual known as Block of the Month, let us take a minute and explain. A Block of the Month is a pattern...
See what the AQS staff created for their loved ones for the holidays! In this festive show and tell, employees of AQS share those special handcrafted gifts they made for gifts this holiday season. We are surrounded by talented people every day and we love the creative atmosphere in the AQS office. The creativity and...
Do you LOVE Block of the Month quilt projects? Please take a few minutes and share your thoughts about Block of the Months with us. What is a Block of the Month? A Block of the Month is a quilt project that offers one block each month to complete. At the end of the project...
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