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You’ve made the big decision to enter an AQS Quilt Contest! What are the first steps? How do you enter? Online entry, the only means of entering, is still open for most 2016 contests. Click HERE for the AQS Quilt Contest home page to see what those dates are, along with links to detailed 2016...
Here’s a double feature video presentation featuring Connie Griner of Burlington, North Carolina, who was excited to win two big awards at AQS QuiltWeek – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2015. Enjoy these interviews with Connie as she chats with Melissa Winters, AQS Director of Education. Connie’s quilt Solitaire was the winner of First Place in the Large...
Bonnie Browning talks with Bonnie Rhoby, whose quilt, Sewing Seeds of Hope, won first place in the Longarm Machine Quilted category at AQS QuiltWeek® in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The quilt started with seed packets and a calendar. “All of the Flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” Take a look at...
Make it a memorable year when you print photographs of the special times on fabric to create one-of-a-kind quilts, wallhangings, or pillows. Did you take a vacation to a scenic spot this summer? Never forget it; let it become part of your decor! Create a wallhanging of your child’s school year. Take favorite photos and...
Teri Cherne took home the Best Longarm Machine Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek 2015 in Syracuse, New York. In this video, she explains the process she used in making her quilt, Let’s Do the Dresden Twist. It took about 300 hours, including about 150 on the machine quilting. What kind of marking does she use?...
Pat Holly shares techniques from her Best of Show quilt, Saffron Splendor, at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015. Pat’s excitement is contagious! Her quilt, Saffron Splendor, was inspired by a trip to India. She used silk fabric and decorative stitches to create the unique background fabric, then machine appliquéd the next layers of design. Pat...
Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She has a secret corner technique to show you that will give professional-looking results every time!
Brenda Miller of Among Brenda’s Quilts and Bags is back with a detailed video tutorial. She’s making a zippered, pocketed, cross-body bag that you’ll love! Brenda shared Bag Making Tips recently on QuiltViews. (Did you know you can find almost all of the articles that appear in your OnPoint e-newsletter at QuiltViews.com?) With Brenda’s easy...
Marie Blunk tried hand appliqué for the first time, entered her quilt in the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2015 quilt contest, and won Third Place in the Bed Quilts: First Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest category sponsored by Statler Stitcher. AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Marie and finds out about the...
This quilt is exceptionally detailed. It looks like a wholecloth quilt on the back! Enjoy quilting advice in this video interview with Rose Dumas. She made Spring Time, a beautiful quilt that won Third Place in the Wall Quilts: Home Machine Quilted category at Lancaster. Enjoy this close up:
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