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AQS Quilt Contest
Michele Duffy talks with Anne Hammond, whose quilt BROKEN LADDER won the 2014 Best Modern Quilt Award at AQS Quiltweek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Anne mentions that she was pulled out of her comfort zone to make something “a little bit different” this time. The movement of the wavy lines are a departure from her usual...
This time, our timing couldn’t have been better. In the April issue of TQL, we’ve featured a technique from Janet Stone called Fabulous Faux Flange. It’s a binding method with a cool twist, done entirely by machine. It’s way easier than it looks! I know—that’s how I finished the little strata quilt I made last...
Here’s Lisa Calle in an interview with American Quilter Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy, describing the develop-as-it goes process she used when making her 1st Place Longarm/Midarm Wall Quilt winner, RED VELVET. Lisa doesn’t start with a finished design in her head; instead, she finds inspiration in viewing the separate parts on her design board. The machine...
Beth Schillig enjoys a chat about her quilt, WANDERING ‘ROUND MY WORLD, with AQS Show Director, Bonnie Browning, in this video following Beth’s Best Innovative Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek®—Phoenix, AZ 2014. The stiff, circular pieces were created using hand-dyed fabrics that were machine appliquéd and machine quilted. She made the three rectangular units separately,...
Terry Guill, AQS Director of Show Operations, explains how to properly pack and ship your quilt to AQS for entry into a quilt show. (It’s also a great way to ship any quilt anywhere.) Note: never put the word “quilt” on the box! You’ll also see what happens when we ship them back! There’s no...
You knew I was talking about a quilt, didn’t you? So why did we choose to showcase a 24-year-old in the December TQL issue? Hint―the issue’s theme is “milestones,” and Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry’s “Corona II: Solar Eclipse” is famous for something that changed the way the world views machine-stitched quilts. Forever. We also showed the...
The Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, gather weekly to have quilting fun – and there was plenty of fun for them at the AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids 2013 Ultimate Guild Challenge! Last year, the Tuesday Night Friends Guild saw the challenge as an opportunity to do something fun together. After creating a...
Renae Haddadin and Karen Kay Buckley collaborated to make this year’s Janome America, Inc. Best of Show quilt, Fiesta Mexico, at AQS QuiltWeek™ in Paducah, Kentucky. Karen made the top using designs from Mexican pottery, and Renae repeated some of Karen’s designs in the quilting. Congratulations Renae and Karen!
Take a walk with AQS  Show Director, Bonnie Browning as she shows you what it’s like to coordinate the Paducah Quilt Show & Contest. This is a video from a few years back, so those of you who have attended the Paducah show may notice something in the video that is no longer part of...
Watch Bonnie Browning interview Sherry Reynolds, winner of the  Best Machine Workmanship Award at the 2012 Lancaster AQS Quilt Show & Contest. Sherry made her quilt on a home machine. Learn how she designed this beautiful quilt and how she pieced the triangle circles. Pick up tips on quilting on a home machine too.
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