Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning interviews them in the video below. The guild’s entry, JUST WINGING IT, won First Place in the Ultimate Guild Challenge at AQS QuiltWeek—Grand Rapids, Michigan 2014. It’s a small guild, and the second big win…Details
by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in handmade dresses The Sewing Studio is donating dresses to Henry County Public Schools for girls in elementary schools that come from low income families. Watch the WDBJ7 video HERE! All kids want new clothes to start the…Details
Joanie Zeier Poole won the award for Best Home Machine Workmanship at the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She started her original quilt, FOLK ART MEETS FREE MOTION, 15 years ago and recently revived it. It’s proof that UFO quilts can become winners! The appliqué on this folk art style quilt was…Details
Gammill Quilting Artist Karen Marchetti is here to show us why lighting is SO important–and how you might be able to see better with the flip of a switch! When you are quilting, lighting is extremely important. Sometimes you need bright light, sometimes you need black light, and sometimes you need no light at all.…Details
On a blazing-hot Wednesday afternoon in Paducah, KY, several staff members represented the American Quilter’s Society in the Ice Bucket Challenge to support research and raise awareness for ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It was a chilling experience for all who were brave enough to stand under that GIANT bucket! Enjoy the video…Details
It may look like a work out, but these jumping jacks are easily made with wedges! Kaye Wood shows how to quilt this whimsical design with lots of movement and fun! This quilt also uses the Circular Sewing Attachment to draw perfectly quilted circles around the block centers. Click HERE for Supplies and Fabric Requirements.…Details
We received the following note from Alexa Lett, a member of an art community of Chattanooga, Tennessee that is housed in Chattanooga Workspace. She writes: One of our members is getting our city in the “Quilt” spirit…She rises early in the morning and goes down to Coolidge Park and creates a beautiful images in the…Details
Richard Louise, American Quilter’s Society COO, takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Grand Rapids after being nominated by Scissorman, one of our popular QuiltWeek® vendors! (That’s Brint Fanizza, President of Famore Cutlery.) Watch as AQS President, Meredith Schroeder, douses Richard in pure delight!