She’s Still Stitching at 106!

Everyone in Mapleton, North Dakota, knows Myrtle Farrell.  The “quilt maker” in their small town is 106 years old and still cuts and sews baby quilts every day! She has made 300 quilts in the last three years. Click here for her video interview with award-winning journalist Kevin Wallevand, WDAY-TV.  Thanks to WDAY6 for this…

Fantastic Fibers 2015

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…

Video: Susan Stewart, a Winner at Albuquerque in 2015

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…

New Zealand: Following the Koru

Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand for the Quilt Symposium Manawatu located in Palmerston North on the North Island from January 16 – 21, 2015. I had the honor of teaching in New Zealand in 2008 for a month long lecture tour to 12…

WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge Traveling Exhibit

Artists from all over the U.S. were inspired by Cherrywood Fabrics’ hand-dyed “Wicked Greens” and black in 2014! They each created an imaginative 20-inch square quilt using the theme “Wicked.” Most were influenced by the Broadway hit musical WICKED™. AQS is pleased to present the entire traveling exhibit of the WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge quilts at…