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AQS QuiltWeek
Arandano, Marilyn Badger’s stunning Janome America Best of Show quilt at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2016, is an incredible quilt. Marilyn explains her creative process and her big surprise in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning.
Quilters and friends, thank you for a year of fun and fabulous quilts! Grab a cup of tea and relax in a comfy chair. Enjoy this walk through QuiltWeek 2015 as we visit each show, video-style. From Albuquerque in January to Des Moines in October, here are interviews with winning quilters at every 2015 AQS...
Along with construction hints, Cyndi gives a unique idea for letting friends and relatives know who gets which quilt after a quilter is gone.
Bonnie Browning talks with Bonnie Rhoby, whose quilt, Sewing Seeds of Hope, won first place in the Longarm Machine Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The quilt started with seed packets and a calendar. “All of the Flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” Take a look at...
Teri Cherne took home the Best Longarm Machine Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek 2015 in Syracuse, New York. In this video, she explains the process she used in making her quilt, Let’s Do the Dresden Twist. It took about 300 hours, including about 150 on the machine quilting. What kind of marking does she use?...
First Place winners of the Ultimate Guild Challenge held during AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015 are the Journeys Thru Art guild of Martin City, Florida. Their guild was presented with the challenge “Famous Female Faces.” The results were varied and stupendous! Here are Lady Liberty by Natalie Carlton, Tina – Simply the Best...
Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015. Pat’s excitement is contagious! Her quilt, Saffron Splendor, was inspired by a trip to India. She used silk fabric and decorative stitches to create the unique background fabric, then machine appliquéd the next layers of design. Pat...
Marie Blunk tried hand appliqué for the first time, entered her quilt in the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015 quilt contest, and won Third Place in the Bed Quilts: First Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest category sponsored by Statler Stitcher. AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Marie and finds out about the...
This quilt is exceptionally detailed. It looks like a wholecloth quilt on the back! Enjoy quilting advice in this video interview with Rose Dumas. She made Spring Time, a beautiful quilt that won Third Place in the Wall Quilts: Home Machine Quilted category at Lancaster. Enjoy this close up:
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