Thank You, Quilters.

“Give thanks with a grateful heart…” AQS is grateful for you, our friends, members, and the quilting community. Among these are quilters who support AQS QuiltWeek events and ShopAQS.com along those who learn techniques and increase their skills with AQS resources, including publications and iquilt.com. We can’t forget the faithful followers of MyQuiltPlace.com and quilters…

What’s Buzzing Around AQS?

August 12. 2015 Welcome back to The Bee! This week is another AQS QuiltWeek! Our show staff and tens of thousands of quilters are in Grand Rapids, Michigan! Grand Rapids is a beautiful, art-filled town, and the river really does run right through it. What a great place for a QuiltWeek! Did you read Karen…

CONGRATULATIONS SHARON KEELING!

Today, Sharon Keeling is celebrating her birthday and her wedding anniversary while bidding us farewell as she begins retirement. Wow, that’s a lot to take in. I won’t give away her age, but will tell you that she has worked for Schroeder Publishing & AQS for 36 YEARS! Sharon started in the shipping department and…

Paducah’s Renaissance

Dynamic. Vital. Flourishing! Paducah, Kentucky has undergone a renaissance. With museums, galleries, and thriving art district, this UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art is a quilter’s Mecca during the third week of April each year. Home to the American Quilter’s Society and The National Quilt Museum, Paducah is a cultural destination that you…

Quilting, You Have to Start Somewhere

My daughter, Faith, whom I lovingly refer to as Little Diva Talks Nonstop, has fallen in love with everything quilty. This past summer she attended Quilt Camp at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, and completed her first quilt. Now she is hopelessly hooked and wants to make more. All you quilters understand how…

Summer at My Quilt Place

Click on the photos and the links to see more information about each quilt and quilter–then click your “back arrow” to come back for more! Yippeeee!!! Summer is here, so I’ve been scouring the My Quilt Place Gallery for quilts that look like warm breezes and colorful fun! Above, just a portion of MONKEY BUSINESS…