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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...
Unbeatable sister duo Pat Holly & Sue Nickels won the Bernina of America Home Machine Quilting Award at QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2014. See their quilt, TWO OF US, and hear their quilting tips in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning. The quilt was made for thequiltshow.com, Ricky Tims and Alex...
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.
Where were you in 1993? Here’s a fun video look at quilt week action from twenty-one years ago at the “Ninth AQS Quilt Show and Contest.” Among the winning quilters, you’ll see Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Libby Lehman and more. Meredith Schroeder makes a speech at the museum as a time capsule is buried; you’ll see...
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...
Melissa Winters interviews Lorilynn King, who won first place in the Innovative Wall Quilts category at AQS Quiltweek – Phoenix, AZ 2014. The quilt, A POCKET FULL OF PAISLEYS, is her own design. It was started about three years ago and makes extensive use of embroidery, done on her home machines, and hand-sewn crystals.  It...
Terry Guill, AQS Director of Show Operations, explains how to properly pack and ship your quilt to AQS for entry into a quilt show. (It’s also a great way to ship any quilt anywhere.) Note: never put the word “quilt” on the box! You’ll also see what happens when we ship them back! There’s no...
Walk alongside Claudia Pfeil as she takes you on The Silk Road Tour, her special exhibit which appeared at two recent AQS QuiltWeeks. This week, you’ll see Part I – the evolution of Claudia’s quilting style beginning with her very first quilt. Watch for Part II, coming soon! Click the little square in the lower...
Here is a video tutorial from APQS that we first shared in October 2011. When you stretch out your loops and make them elongated you get a very simple but effective border design. If you alter the height of those loops it adds a little drama. This is one of the easiest border designs you’ll...
Inspired by tiny charms and the alphabet, Janet Stone won the Moda Best Wall Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2013 with a wall quilt in a style that’s a modern take on a ‘sampler.’ The quilt, CHARM SCHOOL, now resides at The National Quilt Museum. Working with silk thread on a Janome...
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