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Jinny Beyer
Make this easy quilt out of your favorite 10" x 10" fabric squares!
AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning, also known as “The Quilting Tangler,” is on a cruise this week in Alaska—she’s teaching Zentangle for Quilting. The cruisers will be creating beautiful images from drawing repetitive patterns, one line at a time. They’ll convert the drawings to quilting patterns—and sewing machines will be on board, so they’ll...
Recently we learned that Joyce Gross, one of the foremothers of quilt life as we know it, passed away on Christmas Eve. Joyce, early on, was a person who knew that quilts, and the women who made them, matter. Her passion was quilt history and helped organize the first seminars devoted to scholarly research on...
See Bonnie Browning interview Christine Wickert about her quilt, Monticello Baskets, which won 2nd place in the wall quilts category at the 2012 AQS quilt show in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Learn how the front of her quilt, which features the Jinny Beyer fabric named Monticello, eventually became the back of the quilt!
Every quilt tells a story. Sometimes the story is clear, announced through the title, the choice of block or fabric, an appliqued or photo-transferred image, or even embellishment. Sometimes, however, the story is not so obvious, and we must lean in and listen carefully to the words these quilts are whispering…and oh, the stories they...