Mary Buvia began her quiltmaking career in 1992 after years of sewing and owning businesses. She knew nothing about the art form and did not even realize classes were available. A friend told her about an organization called the American Quilter’s Society. She joined in an effort to learn all that she could through their...
Visit with Karen Kay Buckley and learn about her journey into quilting. You’ll get to see some of her beautiful quilts and even get to take a look at her fabric stash. Karen will also demonstrate how to make the perfect circle for your applique projects. You are sure to enjoy getting to know more...
Watch Sue Gilgen as she explains the history of her quilt entitled Peace Maples Along the Tomoe River. Sue’s beautiful quilt was made with no pattern. She let the fabric dictate and inspire her. The quilt features free-motion embroidery and hand-dyed fabrics.
Kathy Schmidt is a designer, teacher and AQS author of Rule-Breaking Quilts. In this video Kathy will show you a nifty alternate edge finishing method that you will surely enjoy. Not only does it make a satin stitch edge quicker, it makes it more beautiful.
Watch Bonnie Browning interview Sherry Reynolds, winner of the Best Machine Workmanship Award at the 2012 Lancaster AQS Quilt Show & Contest. Sherry made her quilt on a home machine. Learn how she designed this beautiful quilt and how she pieced the triangle circles. Pick up tips on quilting on a home machine too.
Watch AQS Show Director Bonnie Browning interview Pauline Warren. Pauline was one of the winners at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Pauline explains how her quilt was inspired by an antique quilt that she saw at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont. Learn just how long it took to make this hand-quilted...
Take a Pieceful Quilter moment and visit the oldest textile printing plant in America, the Cranston Print Works located in Webster, Massachusetts. Quilters know Cranston for it’s beautiful line of quilting fabrics. Watch the fabrics being made and take a pieceful quilting moment!
This Quilt of the Week Video features sisters, Sue Nickels and Pat Holly. Sue and Pat discuss the creation of their beautiful quilt called “New York State of Mind.” Learn how they made the quilt together while living 170 miles apart. Sue and Pat are the authors of Stitched Raw Edge Appliqué .
See Bonnie Browning interview Christine Wickert about her quilt, Monticello Baskets, which won 2nd place in the wall quilts category at the 2012 AQS quilt show in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Learn how the front of her quilt, which features the Jinny Beyer fabric named Monticello, eventually became the back of the quilt!
Watch Marti Michell, teacher, author, designer, and quilter extraordinaire as she lectures at the Paducah 2012 All-Star Review. You’ll pick up some quilting tips, learn how to use some tools, and see some of Marti’s techniques. Marti is sure to bring a smile to your face as she talks about quilting today and yesterday.