Let’s Face It

Are you one of those people who love giving your opinion, requested or not? Here’s a fun contest I just heard about. Bernina wants your opinion in their Faceplate Face-off contest on Facebook. They’ve invited some noted designers in the quilt world, including our very own Alex Anderson, to submit designs for the faceplate on…

Video: First Place Wall Quilt at Lancaster

Here’s Lisa Calle in an interview with American Quilter Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy, describing the develop-as-it goes process she used when making her 1st Place Longarm/Midarm Wall Quilt winner, RED VELVET. Lisa doesn’t start with a finished design in her head; instead, she finds inspiration in viewing the separate parts on her design board. The machine…

Beth Schillig’s Best Innovative Quilt at Phoenix

Beth Schillig enjoys a chat about her quilt, WANDERING ‘ROUND MY WORLD, with AQS Show Director, Bonnie Browning, in this video following Beth’s Best Innovative Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek®—Phoenix, AZ 2014. The stiff, circular pieces were created using hand-dyed fabrics that were machine appliquéd and machine quilted. She made the three rectangular units separately,…

Going to the Station?

One hundred and one years ago, Grand Central Terminal opened in New York City. A double-level terminal for electric trains, it was the first of its kind. Today, Grand Central is a world-famous transportation hub and destination, with nearly one-half million visitors per day! With esthetic differences as far-reaching as the populations that travel through…

The Olympic Patchwork Quilt: Sochi 2014

From high-flying flags to the winners’ medals, Sochi 2014 is awash with quilt style and fabulous color! While you are watching the Olympics, February 6 through February 23, you’ll see extraordinary uses of an all-over diamond quilt design that is reflected throughout the games. Let us know what you think! According to the Sochi games’…

Honor plus Valor

Here’s a photo of the first joint quilt presentation combining Quilted in Honor with the Quilts of Valor Foundation! The Quilted in Honor/Quilts of Valor quilt was made by Marianne Fons and is named ANCHORS AWAY. The quilt was awarded to WWII US Navy veteran Charlie Scott at the WWII Memorial in Washington, DC, on Veteran’s Day…