Tim Langlitz is the Marketing Director for the American Quilter’s Society and recently pointed out that he is not “the new guy” any longer. He has been with AQS for two years now. Our marketing director enjoys working from his home in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he is very busy with his family; he has five…Details
Cheryl Arkinson and Amanda Jean Nyberg are one of the perfect combos we feature in the February TQL. The modern quilters met online, and they didn’t actually meet in person until after they’d written a book together. And without ever being in the same room (or the same city, or even the same country), they…Details
This pretty pattern was designed by Cindy Vermillion Hamilton. The central medallion is reminiscent of the layout of an English garden. You’ll get both the pattern and quilting motifs to make your own delightful quilt.
Attach video, voice, and photo messages to your quilts! Just iron your StoryPatch onto your quilt or quilt label. Use your phone or computer to attach your video, photos, or audio recordings. Replay by simply scanning the label with a smartphone or go directly to the website to replay. Imagine the thrill your family and…Details
Don’t forget! This January 24, 2013, quilters and fabric lovers around the country are being encouraged to show their support for local, independent quilt shops on the inaugural “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day”. This event is promoted by The Fabric Shop Network with industry support to raise awareness for the importance of these businesses…Details
AQS author Daphne Greig gives you a tip in this short video that will save you loads of time and improve your quilting projects. Just click on the video above.
Daphne and Susan Purney Marks wrote the AQS book Give & Take Appliqué.
Well, you are if you collect thimbles. Have you ever wondered about the history of the thimble? Since Hasbro has decided to “jail” one of Monopoly’s game pieces, this places our beloved thimble in jeopardy. I decided to do a little research, and here is a brief summary of what I learned: A thimble is…Details
My recent quilting adventures reemerged when I moved to Missouri around 2006. However, my interest in crafting started at a very young age. I began my first craft project at the age of six. My first niece was about to be born and with my mother’s help, I created a quilt for her. Now,…Details
Two Traditional Blocks are Merged to Create One Versatile Stars ‘N Strips Block. Creative cutting strip-sets makes Eight-pointed Stars come alive. Easy piecing guarantees excellent results. Ten projects will get you started. Vary the number of fabrics or their value placement within the block for completely different looks. Two block sizes plus variations on the…Details