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Kathy McNeil
The blocks in Kathy McNeil’s Language of Flowers quilt convey heartfelt messages through lovely appliqué tussie mussies. Each of the nine blocks include three floral symbols, bordered with an oval frame and appliqué lace work. The quilt measures 48½” x 52″ before adding the scalloped 3″ outer border. You can order the complete pattern or start...
Enjoy a snow day in July! Here is a great project to start now and have ready for the first snowfall.  If you need a break from the hot weather, get lost in the wintery wonderland of Kathy McNeil’s Audubon’s Christmas Quilt.  Kathy has created several ways for you to enjoy this pattern. Whether you...
Take a closer look at last year’s top selling books in Overall, 2015 New Releases, and Fiction categories. Click on each book cover for a direct link, or find them all at shopAQS.com! Top 3 Books 1. 2016 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar #1565…$13.95/member $11.16 2. T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy by Martha DeLeonardis #8664…$19.95/member $15.96 3....
Top 5 Notions Here were the top five notions at shopAQS.com in 2015! #1  The Ultimate Stencil Enjoy this video. Cindy Needham demonstrates how to use The Ultimate Stencil: #2  Wonder Clips Wondering how to use them? Click here to find ideas on Pinterest.  #3  Karen Kay Buckley’s Perfect Adjustable Square How to use it?...
The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. It’s a creative way to bring design elements to the forefront and make them the stars of your quilt. There are many ways to make beautiful appliqué, and no technique is the best. It...
My Quilt Place is working its way up to 20,000 members! There are quilters from all over the US and many other countries who swap fabric, share quilting knowledge, and ask questions and get answers. There are almost 32,000 photos and over 100 interest groups, plus personal pages for each member. Lots of chatting is...
This DVD by Kathy McNeil will show you how to make nine different bird blocks while learning five different methods of appliqué. The DVD includes: turning edges with sizing/starch, needle turn, freezer paper, raw-edge appliqué, and machine appliqué. Watch a demonstration creating a little nest of thread embellishment. Learn how to shade your pictorial objects...
The stunning Audubon’s Christmas Quilt designed by Kathy McNeil is now available as a block of the month.  When you join you will receive a block pattern every month for seven months. Each pattern is full-size — no enlarging is necessary.   If you just can’t wait, you can purchase the entire Audubon’s  Christmas set...
Kathy McNeil told me how she came up with the inward-pointing prairie point border on the December TQL centerfold quilt, Audubon Christmas, and I had to smile. The innovative edge treatment really completes the look Kathy was after–that of an embossed Christmas card. “My uniquely creative spin on an old border idea was actually a...