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Applique
Suzanne Marshall  has made a career by shattering some of the myths of how to quilt and replacing them with her own methods of applique placement and hand quilting without a hoop. She says that her applique technique “is a bit like putting a puzzle together backwards”. Watch Suzanne demonstrating her applique technique. Click here...
If you love the look of stained glass and would like to try quilting with silk charmeuse, this lovely pattern will have your heart soaring and your fingers sewing. This quilt, designed by Lauri C. Martin, has the look of a piece of Tiffany glass and will look beautiful in any room. Click here to...
Darlene Christopherson shows us how to thread baste for hand needle turned applique.
Join Ellen Ann as she shows you how to make her stunning flowers from unusual fabrics.
  AQS author Sue Patten shows us how to properly use a pounce pad. Sue Patten is the author of “Adaptable Quilting Designs” and “Quilting Possibilities: Freehand Filler Patterns.” Click here for more information about Sue and her books.    
Here’s a festival table runner pattern from designer Elizabeth Scott.  It’s a bonus pattern from The Quilt Life magazine and features applique bells on a pieced background. Wouldn’t this make a pretty gift for the upcoming holidays? It’s a quick and easy project  and you’ll have fun choosing  your own favorite fabrics and colors ....
It’s always an exciting time here at AQS when a new books arrives. Our newest book, America’s Quilted Garden Blocks by Faye Labanaris just came in and we are thrilled. Faye’s book has  55 unique flower block designs that celebrate the 50 US States, the Capitol district, and the four US territories. Each design features...
 National Sewing Month was first celebrated in  1982 after President Ronald Reagan declared September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” There are so many forms of  “home” sewing that I can’t even begin to list them all. There is embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, garment sewing, home...
Heirloom sewing techniques and fabrics have much to offer every quilter! When combined with quilting cottons and simple piecing, the fine natural-fiber fabrics and intricate details translate into beautiful quilts. MISTY GARDEN and was designed by Susan Stewart. The quilt size when completed measures about 35″ x 35″. It features appliqué and reverse appliqué done with heirloom...
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