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Watch Zena Thorpe as she shows you how she makes her adorable tiny flowers.
Take a walk with AQS  Show Director, Bonnie Browning as she shows you what it’s like to coordinate the Paducah Quilt Show & Contest. This is a video from a few years back, so those of you who have attended the Paducah show may notice something in the video that is no longer part of...
The AQS Quilter’s Slide Calculator is a time/stress saver that gives you cutting measurements for squares, diamonds, and rectangles. It also shows you how many pieces you can get from a specific amount of yardage. You can calculate backing yardage and much, much more. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for your favorite quilter,...
Watch as Cindy Ladig shares some of the wonderful details of the quilt that she made for her parents’  fiftieth wedding anniversary. See how she incorporated the entire family into the quilts with “birthstones” and labels.
Jean Clark was the third place winner in the handquilted bed quilts category at the 2012 AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Des Moines. Her techniques include needle turn appliqué and a technique that she likes to call “echo stippling.” Jean spent over 2,000 hours on the hand appliqué and another 2,000 hours on the handquilting.  Take...
See Roger Winchell’s extraordinary quilt and learn just how easy it is to enter an AQS quilt show. Roger’s first AQS contest was at our 2012 Des Moines show.  Roger explains how his quilt was created and how he printed all his forms on-line. There is still time to enter your quilt in the Lancaster...
Cathy Wiggins is the author of the AQS book Clowns on Parade. In this video Cathy shows you how to incorporate 3-D elements on your quilt top using satin stitches. She explores her three favorites – basic fusible, double thickness of fabric, and the use of batting.  
Kay Nickols, the AQS author of the books Wonderful 1-Fabric Curves and Wonderful 1-Fabric Quilts, shows you how to sew the Drunkard’s Path block on your sewing machine WITHOUT PINS. Kay takes you through the whole process step-by-step. You’ll love this technique and you’ll enjoy using  it over and over again on your Drunkard’s Path...
We all know it’s important to keep our sewing machine clean.  In this video,  Nancy Fiedler, an educator with Janome America, will show you the simple, yet important steps to keeping your bobbin area clean. In just a few easy to do  steps she demonstrates how to clean your bobbin area after every project. Nancy...
Are your favorite scissors getting a little dull? Do you have a drawer full of scissors that you can no longer cut with? Well, one of our favorite show vendors is here to help. Brent Fanizza, also known as the Scissor Man, demonstrates how to sharpen your scissors and will also gives you some tips...
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