Quilt artist Carol Taylor of Pittsford, New York, is a talented teacher as well as a frequent award winner in AQS and other quilt competitions. Last year she wrote a wonderful article for American Quilter called Transparent Beauty, about using sheer organza fabrics in a variety of colors to create shadows and layers in her art...
(Submitted by Marje Rhine, pattern editor for American Quilter magazine)Some quilt patterns call for quarter-square triangles (QST), which are triangles cut from a square on both diagonals (fig. 1). These triangles are used instead of half-square triangles when the quilt designer wants the fabric’s straight of grain to fall on the long edge of the triangle....
Duckies quilting pattern from Quilt This! Practical Patterns for Everyday Quilting by Lynda Smith
One of the patterns published in the January 2011 issue of American Quilter magazine was Baby Greensleeves by Claudia Clark Myers. Several readers, including Terri Kohlbeck of Kalispell, Montana, have let me know they enjoyed making this foundation-pieced quilt. Terri gave me permission to share her photo and letter here: “Here is a picture of my Baby...
Enjoy this Curve-A-Peel pattern by Elaine Braun as found in the AQS release edited by Linda Baxter Lasco, Orange Peel: New Quilts From an Old Favorite.
Does your quilt guild hold a show? Are you looking for ways to advertise your event? You can list your event at MyQuiltPlace.com at no charge? The only requirement is that you need to register for My Quilt Place (click here to register) and you will have complete access to the site. It’s the place...
The quilt world has lost one of its icons; Jean Ray Laury of Fresno, California, died March 2nd. My sincere condolences go to her husband and family.I was privileged to know Ms. Laury through occasional encounters and meetings at quilt shows, museums, and other quilt-related venues. As someone who began quilting in the 1970s, I always had the...
Once each month, we at the AQS office celebrate the birthdays for that month. One dish we all enjoy is the Spaghetti Slaw made by Lynn VanVactor. You can try it too because the recipe is on the AQS website. It’s under the Quilt World Connections tab. You can use this link to get to...
Learn to make templates with Marje Rhine.
Wrapping up my chat with Linda Roy about Vintage Button Bouquet, I thought info about the idiosyncrasies of how Linda does things would be helpful.      Jan: So, Linda, do you have any tips for us?     Linda: Sure. I can tell you that I premake components for my quilt and do so whenever possible....
With over 70 Sunbonnet Sue books currently listed on Amazon.com (including out-of-print titles selling for hundreds of dollars) plus countless stories, patterns, articles, and websites devoted exclusively to her, Sue has remained incredibly popular since her creation around 1900 by artist and illustrator Bertha Corbett. For a fascinating insight into Bertha’s life, be sure to read the...
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