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Sylvia
Here is a video tutorial from APQS that we first shared in October 2011. When you stretch out your loops and make them elongated you get a very simple but effective border design. If you alter the height of those loops it adds a little drama. This is one of the easiest border designs you’ll...
This inspirational block by Christine Brown shows the design possibilities using Electric Quilt software. She designed so many new blocks that she’ll have to make her own red and white quilt.
Have you made out your Christmas list? I know it always helps to drop a few hints here and there—or in some cases to make out a list. Here are some things you might want to add to your Christmas list or maybe get as gifts for your quilting friends: *An AQS membership—this is a...
As we go about our errands stopping here to buy that, stopping there to pay this bill or that, we see the same people each time. They are waiting on us, but we don’t really talk to them beyond being cordial and pleasant. I stopped by a local business today just as I do every...
While surfing the web, we found this heartwarming story by Misti Drew on marshallcountydaily.com and wanted to share it with our quilters. Since 2006, the Marshall County Chapter of ”It‘s My Very Own, Bags of Love” has been operating in Benton, Kentucky. This non-profit organization supports their community by providing age-appropriate bags for children whose...
  As promised, here are photos from Rami Kim’s of her stunning “The Queen of Geometry” Best of Show winning entry. Rami won her 18th Best of Show award in the Wearable Art Competition for her art-to-wear ensemble at Pacific International Quilt Festival XXII in Santa Clara, California.           Rami also...
Mark L. Sherman of Remarkable Quilts is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning quilt artist. His stunning quilts include WINGS AND FEATHERS, POPPY’S RAINBOW, TREE OF LIFE, and WISTERIA. Join us on November 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. to Noon (CST) at First Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky., as Mark shares his journey as a “Man...
Introducing FIRE & ICE, Viewer’s Choice winner at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. AQS Author, Kimberly Einmo, designed and sewed this quilt using Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads. Judi Madsen, of Green Fairy Quilts, provided exquisite quilting. FIRE & ICE was displayed at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa, October 2-5, 2013, as part...
Love novels. Love your Kindle. Now you can download Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge community fiction series for your Kindle. Hazelwood introduced us to Anne Brown and the Colebridge community in The Basement Quilt. Anne Brown is a plucky florist whose daily ups and downs will seem so familiar you’ll identify with her right away. When Anne...
Most quilters will agree that many of their quilts come from an emotional place. Sending a message in a quilt is not new. What you may consider new is the modern twist as more quilters are experimenting with sleek, chic lines and neutral colors with a splash of bold. Quilters are using this method to...
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