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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...
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...
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