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AQS QuiltWeek
AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning talks with Marina Landi (and her interpreter, Kathy) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, about Marina’s quilt, SIERRA. The quilt received Honorable Mention in the Small Wall Quilts-Pictorial category sponsored by Horn of America at AQS QuiltWeek–Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Marina loves brights, and enjoys working with silk. The brilliant colors used...
The winner of the 3rd Place award in the Large Wall Quilts – Modern category at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah , Kentucky 2014– was Christa Watson of Las Vegas, Nevada with COLORFUL CHEVRONS. Christa was surprised and thrilled to place at Paducah. She considers COLORFUL CHEVRONS a functional quilt, saying “I want my quilts to...
AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning interviews Robin Gausebeck, winner of the A1 Quilting Machines Best Miniature Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Robin shares some of the techniques she used when stitching the small pieces in Dans les Bains de Maroc. You’ll appreciate her enthusiasm and great tips! What are her...
Lisa Bongean and Linda Hrcka won a 1st Place Award for PORTLAND ROSE at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Linda’s intricate quilting and Lisa’s use of wool and flannel are the subjects of this video interview. Lisa, who teaches wool applique nationally, created the flannel and wool applique and wool batting  based on an antique four-block quilt. Linda...
Have you wondered what the awards ceremony was like at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014? Here are the highlights of our 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Presentation! As attendees walked into the Carson Center, many were thrilled (some overwhelmed!) at the sight of an incredible banner that displayed images of all 30 Paducah Best...
This year’s QuiltWeek event in Paducah was a delightful experience and is now a sweet memory! We were so happy to see all who attended. Here’s a THANK YOU treat! Enjoy this free quilt pattern, TRAIL TO PADUCAH, which will finish at about 79″ x 79″. Designed by Kimberly Einmo, the quilt as shown was...
AQS Show Coordinator Andrea Ray has the answer! Quilts can be entered in multiple AQS QuiltWeek Contests. AND you can enter in multiple categories! There is a limit of one quilt entry per category; two quilts cannot be entered in the same category. For example, you may enter one quilt in category 1 and another...
AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning, also known as “The Quilting Tangler,” is on a cruise this week in Alaska—she’s teaching Zentangle for Quilting. The cruisers will be creating beautiful images from drawing repetitive patterns, one line at a time. They’ll convert the drawings to quilting patterns—and sewing machines will be on board, so they’ll...
After winning Judges’ Choice in the Gold Coast Quilt Guild’s Red, White, and Beautiful Challenge, Edna Deppen entered her quilt, FLOATING STARS, in the Large Wall Quilts – Hand Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Edna, a frequent Paducah QuiltWeek attendee, worked on the gorgeous hand quilting as therapy during a terminal...
Linda Roy sewed, appliquéd, and quilted her entire quilt, PRIMITIVE WEB, by hand and became the winner of the 1st Place, Bed Quilts – Hand Quilted award sponsored by Superior Threads at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014! The quilt came together “pretty fast,” says Linda – in about nine months. The colors were chosen...
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