School Block Challenge 2015

There’s still time to get involved in the School Block Challenge! Your students will have fun with this annual quilt block competition and exhibit. It is sponsored by Moda Fabrics and coordinated by The National quilt Museum. Students in grades K through 12 can use their math skills and creativity to create quilt blocks for…

AQS Explores Quilting in China

by Ann Hammel “Go to CHINA? Really???” That was my reaction when I found out I’d be accompanying Bonnie Browning to Keqiao, China, during the last week of October. Keqiao is a district of the city of Shaoxing in Zhejiang province, China. The area is known as the textile capital of China. Always a fan…

A Quilt for Mother’s Tears

AQS recently received this heartfelt e-mail: Hello. My name is Chip Bradway. I am writing on behalf of my mother Sheri. I am inquiring about finding volunteers to help on a project of ours. In 2013, my brother, Rod Bradway, was a policeman who was killed in the line of duty while responding to a…

FIRE AND ICE Wins Best Modern Quilt at Chattanooga

Kimberly Einmo’s quilt, FIRE AND ICE, won Best Modern Quilt at AQS QuiltWeek® – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2014. MORE GREAT NEWS: We’re pleased to announce that the FIRE AND ICE pattern is coming soon to ShopAQS! Watch as Kimberly explains a little about the planning, construction, and challenges she faced in making the quilt in this…