Take a peek inside the creative process of 20 talented quilters and see how their original designs evolved! The National Quilt Museum’s annual New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest continues to bring out the best in creativity from today’s talented quiltmakers. Quilts are selected for their excellence in design and technique, innovation, and contribution…Details
We got word that Solveig Wells, who was featured in our April 2013 issue in the article “A Wrinkle in Time,” has passed away and that saddens us alot. If you’ve read the article, you know how Solveig, sick as she was, took the misfortune of Hurricane Katrina and turned it into a reason to…Details
What does the well-dressed quilter wear? Why, she wears comfy and pretty shirts from AQS! Take a look at our new designs and place your order now. Get a few to put away for upcoming gifts, too. After all, these shirts will never go out of style! Paducah T-Shirts Pick out your favorite Paducah shirt…Details
Watch this inspiring video that is a tribute to friendship, love, and the power of quiltmaking. Be prepared to shed a tear.
The Log Cabin is one of the most popular quilt block patterns of all time. Although easy to sew, the traditional block presents the challenge of keeping the blocks square and the logs the same width. Crazy Courthouse Steps transforms the traditional Log Cabin with logs that are varied in width, making the quilt a perfect project for a beginner.Details
These organic 100% cotton solids are soft and versatile. No harsh chemicals were used in the manufacturing process and only low impact dyes were utilized. You’ll find a beautiful range of colors from sparkling white to brilliant purple. The fabric complies with GOTS certification guidelines. These organic fabrics are good for the planet and good…Details
Have you read “Time Capsule Quilts” in the April TQL? The article is about Susan Shie, who is often referred to as an “outsider artist.” For an outsider, though, she’s pretty connected, to both her own daily life and to the events that shape our world as a whole. The story is about the way…Details
We received the sad news today that Eula Mae Long of Salem, Oregon, passed away on February 4, 2013. Eula was a homemaker, seamstress, quilter, and published author. She enjoyed designing and making all manner of clothing during most of her life. It was in her later years that she discovered quilting and genealogy. Eula’s…Details
Sad news – on March 12, 2013, Patricia B. Campbell passed away. We knew Pat as a quilt artist, teacher, lecturer, and author of several AQS books. She was known for her unique style of Jacobean appliqué. Pat’s use of non-traditional style patterns and bold colors have won her many ribbons and awards. Her effervescent…Details
See a quilt with 76,260 beads! That’s how many beads Michele Lea hand-sewed on her Honorable Mention quilt from Lancaster 2013. Watch the video and see and hear how this quilt came to be.