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Michele Scott wins friends and influences quilters in classes across the United States and Canada with her positive, upbeat style. She is passionate about quilting and designing and has an incredible eye for color. Michele recently took a few minutes out of her busy schedule (she’s also a school teacher!) to answer a few questions:...
Don’t miss the You Can Quilt! Building Skills for Beginners Blog Hop. Marlene Oddie of KISSed Quilts and ten other Island Batik Ambassadors, along with co-author Leila Gardunia (Sewn by Leila), have been working hard to organize and provide this blog hop. What a treat! “I’m excited to share the blocks in our book in...
English paper piecers are patient. They love order and pieces that fit together perfectly. They are the sort who appreciate a good puzzle and a kaleidoscopic array of colors. Needles and threads make them happy, and they are prone to lose track of time when engaged in their favorite hobby. I know. I am one....
Congratulations to AQS author Linda J. Hahn! Linda’s book, Rock That Quilt Block: Weathervane won the 2015 Gold Award in the Crafts/Hobbies/Collecting category of Independent Publishers’ Seventh Annual Living Now Book Awards. The award was announced recently by Jenkins Group. Launched in 2008, the awards are designed to honor books that help readers attain healthier,...
What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement Quilt, in 2012. Since then, Ann walked us through the fine Missouri community whose residents seemed so familiar and so real.  We joined narrator Anne Brown Dickson in her flower shop through thick and thin, up and...
Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® characters. While perfecting her sewing skills, Kathleen also began collecting anything that depicted Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and all their friends. Of course, she kept up with the PEANUTS gang by reading the phenomenally popular comic...
Here’s a great idea from Barbara Burnham! Use this pattern for a border flower from her book Baltimore Garden Quilt to make a label or a small block. “It’s an easy one,” Barbara says, and we think it’s a great way to try your hand at appliqué! Click HERE for the cute appliqué flower pattern!...
Discover Ann Holmes’ technique for “Making Big Quilts in Manageable Units,” from the January 2015 issue of American Quilter. By assembling your large quilts in units, you can manage even the biggest quilts of your dreams! Achieve beautifully joined quilts with no hand sewing needed. Click HERE for the article! Make this the year you...
Kimberly Einmo’s quilt, FIRE AND ICE, won Best Modern Quilt at AQS QuiltWeek® – Chattanooga, Tennessee 2014. MORE GREAT NEWS: We’re pleased to announce that the FIRE AND ICE pattern is coming soon to ShopAQS! Watch as Kimberly explains a little about the planning, construction, and challenges she faced in making the quilt in this...
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