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AQS QuiltWeek
We’re having a lot of fun in the AQS home office buying ducks and Quack Packs! A big challenge is ON! AQS is a sponsor of the new Paducky Derby, a sanctioned event of AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2015. The ducks will make their way across the pond at Noble Park at 3:00 p.m....
The Fantastic Fibers 2015 international juried exhibition is about to open! All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center April 1-June 6, 2015. The Fantastic Fibers exhibit is an AQS QuiltWeek sanctioned event. Traditionally, Yeiser Art Center receives nearly 800 entries from 128 artists from 12 countries. As one of Yeiser...
In this new video, Bethanne Nemesh discusses the fabrics and the processes used in making her pictographic quilt, October Sky, the Best Wall Quilt winner at the AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster in March 2015. The incredible quilt includes 31 stitched creatures and a wide variety of foliage that expresses fall in Pennsylvania. Don’t miss the...
Here’s a bonus video for this week! We love to share the interviews of our contest quilters as soon as they become available. Congratulations to Janet Atkins, who won the Best Hand Quilted award at AQS QuiltWeek–Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2015. Most of the fabrics used in her quilt, Murderskill Crossing, were from her stash. “It was...
Here’s a close-up look at the Best of Show quilt from the recent AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania! STARS ON MARS was made by Gail Stepanek and quilted by Jan Hutchison. Gail discusses the design, sewing, and quilting processes with Melissa Winters, AQS Director of Education. -annhammel@aqsquilt.com
Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her very special exhibit that was shown at AQS QuiltWeek – Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015. “From the Land of Enchantment: 30 Years of Quilts by Gail Garber” includes three decades of quilts and...
The Best Home Machine Quilted award at AQS QuiltWeek—Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015, was awarded to Susan Stewart of Pittsburg, Kansas. Susan hopped on a plane when she found out that her quilt, SNOW FLOWERS, won! In this interview with Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning, Susan describes techniques for machine embroidery, stabilizing, fabric choice, marking, batting...
Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. They were a big help at QuiltWeek in Albuquerque! Our little group began in 1992 when we put a notice in the local paper about a group forming. Who knew there were...
RED FEATHERS is the distinctive quilt that won 3rd Place, Large Quilts–Longarm Machine Quilted at the 2015 AQS QuiltWeek® event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Marilyn Badger, who did the intricate quilting, was interviewed by AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning: The innovative design was pieced and appliqued by Claudia Clark Meyers. Enjoy Marilyn’s description of...
Cathy Geier begain this quilt as an experiment in capturing a tree in sunset. The experiment was successful! She became the 1st Place winner, Wall Quilts – Landscape at the Albuquerque QuiltWeek event in January. Cathy uses many innovative techniques; be sure to watch this video to learn more about her beautiful quilt, SUNSET SENTINEL,...
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