Tree of Life designs have been adapted to surface decorations for centuries. Betty Alderman’s design features an updated black and white color palette, although you can use any colors you wish. You’ll get Betty’s article plus the pattern so that you can make your own Tree of Life quilt. Click here to download your Free…Details
Robert DeCarli is the AQS author of the new book, Hill & Valley Log Cabins. Bob’s first life was as a math professor at a Catholic girls’ college in Buffalo. He moved on to function as an engineer at Lockheed Martin in Valley Forge, all the while continuing to teach math at local colleges. In…Details
Watch AQS author, Karen Linduska as she demonstrates how to make a quilted postcard using machine surface design techniques. Karen is the author of the AQS books Your Machine’s Decorative Stitches and Creative Uses for Decorative Stitches. Let Karen help you get started on your own unique postcard.
Recently we learned that Joyce Gross, one of the foremothers of quilt life as we know it, passed away on Christmas Eve. Joyce, early on, was a person who knew that quilts, and the women who made them, matter. Her passion was quilt history and helped organize the first seminars devoted to scholarly research on…Details
It’s that time of year! Did you make a new year’s resolution to clean and organize your sewing room? This article from The Quilt Life by Carolyn Woods will give you some helpful hints to get you started.
Gloria Bolden is the advertising account manager for American Quilter and The Quilt Life magazines. A Hoosier by birth, Gloria attended Indiana University in Bloomington. Gloria lives in Indianapolis with her husband and two children. She has extensive account management experience in radio, television, and print. Gloria believes in listening to customers, doing in-depth research,…Details
Test Drive an AQS eBook You asked and AQS answered. We now have available a sample digital download, and it’s FREE. Not sure if your system is compatible with our digital downloads? Download this free sample and give it a test drive. To download, just click on this link, FREE Sample of eBook Dual Image…Details
Christmas is that special time of year when you just feel like sharing. The staff at the American Quilter’s Society love to share and started a Christmas tradition several years ago. Each year we all pitch in and purchase gifts for a special family in our neighborhood. We don’t meet the family or even know…Details
One of my favorite features in TQL is “Helping Hands.” Here, in every issue, we have a chance to showcase the incredible generosity, creativity, and persistence of people who use sewing and quilting to make a difference in the lives of others. In the February 2013 issue, on newsstands and in mailboxes now, we have…Details
Last week on the American Quilter’s Society Facebook page, we asked our friends to complete a quilter’s version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” We had so much fun reading (singing) the comments that we decided to make our own version of the song and call it “The Twelve Days of Quiltmas.” To add to…Details