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In last week’s post, we covered the basic ideas of general rules, categories, permissions, and deadlines. After several questions about categories, we thought we’d take a closer look this week. Size To start, measure your quilt. In the chart below, you will notice the size requirement is slightly different from one AQS quilt contest to another....
During AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2016, I was fortunate to meet Marianna Teague of Bedford, Indiana. She is a lovely lady who has attended numerous quilt shows in Paducah. Marianna was gracious enough to take time out of her day to discuss her views on Paducah QuiltWeek. I have been coming to Paducah quilt...
Introducing FIRE & ICE, Viewer’s Choice winner at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. AQS Author, Kimberly Einmo, designed and sewed this quilt using Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads. Judi Madsen, of Green Fairy Quilts, provided exquisite quilting. FIRE & ICE was displayed at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa, October 2-5, 2013, as part...
Are you crazy about the fabric designs of William Morris? I am, and have been  since their introduction to my quilting world about 20 years ago. His classic and yet innovative designs are as popular today as they were in the late 19th century. Morris lived from 1834-1896. He was a leading  English textile designer,...
AQS author Kathy Schmidt shows us how she finishes edges.    
AQS instructor Penny Haren shows us how to center designs in prairie points.  
What do you do on a beautiful afternoon at a quilt show? In Des Moines, Iowa, today at the AQS Quilt Show, we had the first-ever Quilters Flash Mob.Nearly 200 quilters took part in this spontaneous show and tell on the sidewalk in front of HyVee Hall at the Iowa Events Center.   One group,...
There are so many amazing aspects to Ronda Beyer’s Essence quilt, which won the Best Longarm Workmanship Award at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Knoxville this summer. From the quietly elegant fabrics to the incredible original quilting designs, the quilt entices viewers to stop and savor every detail. The beautifully crafted scalloped outer...