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Have you ever fallen in love with a pattern, taken it to the quilt shop, only to be completely disillusioned by the overwhelming fabric selection. Or worse, you pick everything out and think it will be perfect – you can see it winning best of show in your head – but once the last piece...
Nothing chills the sunny swelter of summer like visions of snowflakes and sugar plum fairies dancing in your head. For those of us who create for the holiday season, it’s time to get busy. Thankfully, the Christmas fabric has arrived! Download the AQS Lookbook and let the holiday mood take over. Fix a cup of iced...
What do fabric design descriptions really mean? Do you know the difference between abstract and stylized, for instance? How about herringbone vs. chevron? Abstract Motifs that are not recognized as anything specific. Airbrush An airbrush effect in fabric design is one that imitates the use of a painter’s air spray gun. Alleyways Unintentional lines formed...
Nancy Prince is the author of the AQS book,┬á Thread Painting with Style. Nancy’s introduction to needle and thread came from a very creative mother who introduced her at an early age to a sewing machine. As a result, fabric and a trusty assortment of sewing machines have been a large part of Nancy’s life,...