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Betsey Langford
  Drum roll please…we are excited to announce OnPoint’s Ann Hammel is now the editor in chief of American Quilter magazine. Ann is responsible for overall design, content, and production of our magazine. Prior to her designation as editor in chief, Ann Hammel spent three years writing and editing the AQS e-newsletter and blog, OnPoint, and...
Peaceful skies of blue and pink wisping over the lapping waters; a vision to relax the body and clear the mind. Landscape quilts are one of a kind works of art depicting nature scenes of all kinds. Often time, landscape quilts utilize artful techniques to create the colors and textures of nature. Mickey Lawler has...
  Julie Sefton’s passion for barns and her love of being involved in the entire process of a quilt from beginning to end inspired her to do a quilt based version of See Rock City and write the book, Build-A-Barn, about the process she used to make the quilt. From this book, the Secret Society...
1  Back to School… Send those little loved ones back to school with a little reminder of home. Cover composition books or folders with fun novelty prints or their favorite super heroes.    2  Home Dec Project… Bookshelves getting bland? Spice things up with coordinated books. Pick one fabric or a collection to cover re-purposed...
It’s not every day a book turns one year old, especially a book this fun and cool. So grab a cupcake, stick a candle in it, and come celebrate with us! Cut and Shuffle features the ingenious idea of Jan Ochterbeck, to take a simple block, cut and rearrange it, and sew it together again....
Welcome to the beginning of the Quilter’s Best Friend series. Here we will explore ways to simplify our quilting worlds. Using tools, tips, and tricks, we will take the guess work out of quilting processes and offer solutions to challenges. If you have ideas you would like to share or challenges you would like solved,...
The National Quilt Museum is currently hosting the Art Quilts of the Midwest Exhibit until October 11th, 2016. The exhibit features quilts from the book, Art Quilts of the Midwest by Linzee Kull McCray, which examines the work of twenty quilt artists whose work reflects life in the Midwest.    Visit and experience the stories these...
Have you ever fallen in love with a pattern, taken it to the quilt shop, only to be completely disillusioned by the overwhelming fabric selection. Or worse, you pick everything out and think it will be perfect – you can see it winning best of show in your head – but once the last piece...
  Linda has done it again! This time she comes right into your studio and gets things shaking!  Quilt Matchup: Stash vs Cash offers just that, one quilt, two ways. Sometimes the changes in fabric selection lend to better piecing methods, and Linda is all over that too.   With eight matchups, there’s the possibility...
It’s time to celebrate incredible quilting! Congratulations to each of these amazing artists. Thank you for your commitment, dedication, and desire to share it with the world. Listen to Christine Wickert describe her quilt to Bonnie Browning in an interview earlier this year.   Look at more of Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga’s stunning pieces at her...
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