Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, winner of the 3rd place Bed Quilts–Longarm/Midarm award at AQS QuiltWeek—Paducah, KY 2014. It was her first Longarm quilt! From her husband’s complex design through color choices and construction, you’ll enjoy this close look at Mary’s intricate quilt…

New Video – AQS 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards

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…

Video: No-Fear Free Motion

Join Handi Quilter education coordinator Vicki Hoth as she takes away the fear factor associated with free-motion machine quilting. Vicki introduces simple motifs perfect for the beginner, including stippling, loops, hearts, swirls, feathers, and more!

Then get out paper and pencil and begin developing muscle memory for when you’re ready to go to the machine.

THE SHELL COLLECTOR: a Pictographic Quilt

AQS Executive Book Editor Elaine Brelsford interviews Bethanne Nemesh, who describes her method of taking the mood of a photo and capturing the moment in her quilting. Her award-winning silk dupioni quilt, THE SHELL COLLECTOR, won Third Place in Wall Quilts Longarm/Midarm Machine Quilted at AQS QuiltWeek – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2014. The overall quilt design…