Fiber dyeing brightened the lives of the citizens of 18th-century America in places like Williamsburg, Virginia. Here’s Max Hamrick, Colonial Williamsburg’s personable fiber dyer and weaver. Max talks about his book Organic Fiber Dyeing and about the use of Brazilwood, annatto, fustic, turmeric, madder, logwood, cochineal (dried insects, it’s true!), and more, keeping true to...
Ann spent many years fine tuning her quilting skills, and now has gone from a more traditional skill set back to designing and creating art quilts, painted fabric, and using a method she calls Really Free Motion quilting.
When you hang out with over 15,000 members in the AQS community, you meet a lot of interesting people. Today’s spotlight is on traditional hand-quilter Orville Roach. Orville has been quilting throughout the past dozen retirement years, just for fun. In that time, he has created over 50 quilts! It seems he’s always making a...
Meet Sheila Frampton-Cooper Her entry into the AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013 Contest, titled FANTASYLAND, took home the TinLizzie18 Judge’s Recognition Award chosen by Libby Lehman. A huge fan of Libby, Sheila is incredibly honored to have been chosen among all of the entries in Paducah as Libby’s favorite. Creating such a detailed piece...
Hear from the winners as Bonnie sits down with Renae Haddadin and Karen Kay Buckley.
Watch as the Paducah Tilghman High School Marching Bands helped open the 29th annual AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah 2013. It’s guaranteed to make you smile!
Rami Kim shows you how to weave in three directions, a technique from her book Elegant Cotton, Wool, Silk Quilts. She also shows many of the beautiful projects from the book.
Watch this inspiring video that is a tribute to friendship, love, and the power of quiltmaking. Be prepared to shed a tear.
Sandra Leichner, the AQS author of Hand Appliqué with Embroidery, shows how to make your quilts come alive with the right scale of embroidery threads.
Jenny Bowker narrates this fascinating video featuring Tarek and Hosam,  two of the Tentmakers of Cairo.
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