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Christine Brown
The Mother’s Day Quilters, originally from Marietta, Georgia, have been meeting for more than 30 years. As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of water under the bridge since the quilters first met in the 1970s. Lola McCracken’s article (“Two Weddings and a Funeral”, in the February TQL) is about the group, which still...
One of the many benefits of annual AQS membership is receiving 6 wonderful, idea-packed issues of American Quilter magazine in the mail. If you joined AQS (or renewed your membership) before the end of February, the May 2012 issue (cover shown here) should be arriving in your mailbox in just a couple weeks. Every day...
Thank you to all of the quilters who entered our Block Buffet Mystery Quilt prize drawing. Three sets of prizes were generously donated by these contest sponsors: AQS Publishing                  www.AmericanQuilter.com Brint Fanizza                       www.FamoreCutlery.com Linda Hahn                          www.FrogHollowDesigns.com SewBatik                               www.SewBatik.com Congratulations to our winners of this...
My thanks go to Mary Bordeaux of Augusta, Georgia, who sent me this story about her quilt group, Best Quilting Friends (the BQFs). If you’d like to make one of these quilts, you can purchase the complete pattern from Linda Hahn at www.froghollowdesigns.com. “Marie was the first to see the posting about the American Quilter...
After my husband had been out of work for an extended period of time, we sold our house in Bothell, Washington, and moved to Corvallis, Oregon, in 2005. This was a very hard decision to make as we were moving away from our grown children. When visiting a local quilt shop, Janilou Creations in Philomath,...
Doors open, close, and revolve for us throughout our lives. Doors often bring opportunities, joy, hope, laughter, and dreams. But they can also herald heartbreak and endings. It is difficult to see a door and not wonder what it holds for the person crossing the threshold. American Quilter contributing editor Iris Frank has gathered five...