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During AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2016, I was fortunate to meet Marianna Teague of Bedford, Indiana. She is a lovely lady who has attended numerous quilt shows in Paducah. Marianna was gracious enough to take time out of her day to discuss her views on Paducah QuiltWeek. I have been coming to Paducah quilt...
AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 Iowa State Fair, August 13-23. Over the eleven days of the fair, 437 quilts were made for statewide children’s charities. Lots of daily prizes were given out to quilters and The Fabric Center of Morris,...
Leanne Anderson has been designing kits and patterns since 1992. She’s the owner of The Whole Country Caboodle, where she works alongside her daughter Kaytlyn and her mom, Jan. She lives in Nashua, Iowa, where her design studio is nestled in the country overlooking beautiful Cedar Lake. Leanne is not new to the fabric industry....
Today, Sharon Keeling is celebrating her birthday and her wedding anniversary while bidding us farewell as she begins retirement. Wow, that’s a lot to take in. I won’t give away her age, but will tell you that she has worked for Schroeder Publishing & AQS for 36 YEARS! Sharon started in the shipping department and...
My daughter, Faith, whom I lovingly refer to as Little Diva Talks Nonstop, has fallen in love with everything quilty. This past summer she attended Quilt Camp at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, and completed her first quilt. Now she is hopelessly hooked and wants to make more. All you quilters understand how...
Handi Quilter Groovy Boards are an easy way to achieve perfection in quilting. You may have spent many hours and dollars on your quilts but still feel less than confident in your quilting abilities. As a new quilter, Groovy Boards are like training wheels. They guide you through the design to get the perfect quilting...
During the AQS QuiltWeek® – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2014 event, we received a post on our facebook page from Elizabeth Tirella Lee. Elizabeth posted: “Thank you for wonderful experience at AQS Lancaster. It was a great learning experience and thoroughly enjoyed the friendly atmosphere with my 8-year-old and mother-in-law.” She also shared a photo of her...
The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF) is “to cover all service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.” And North Carolina quilters are active in the movement to honor veterans from our state. On March 14, 2014, three quilts will be presented to deserving servicemen at...
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