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Quilting is an art that takes lots of equipment. Equipment that takes space. There’s the cutting system – rotary mat with rulers need a large flat surface. There’s the design area – somewhere to lay out a detailed quilt-in-progress (preferably cat, dog, and kid free). There’s the sewing machine – table, chair, outlet, light. There’s...
Sometimes a quilter needs a “no wrong answers” kind of project, as an antidote. After an intense quilt experience — the designing, the auditioning, the second guessing, the making all the corners meet and the points match–a person can use a break. Click here to download your FREE pattern.* *The pattern is in PDF format....
Forest Wildflowers This colorful quilt evolved out of the collaborative quiltmaking friendship that began when we met at the San Francisco Quilt Guild. Janet, a seasoned, self-taught quilter and quilting teacher, recognized Deb’s blossoming talent as a novice quilter at a guild meeting. When our paths crossed again at a weekend quilting retreat, our lives...
Meet Ann Holmes, the new AQS author of No Sewing Until You Quilt It. Ann Holmes, stained glass artist and quilter, has been producing site-specific stained glass since 1976. Public glass commissions include several churches and the 8½’ skylight in the Lyon business building in Batesville, Arkansas. In Asheville, North Carolina she designed and built...
Watch Marti Michell, teacher, author, designer, and quilter extraordinaire as she lectures at the Paducah 2012 All-Star Review. You’ll pick up some quilting tips, learn  how to use some tools, and see some of Marti’s techniques. Marti is sure to bring a smile to your face as she talks about quilting today and yesterday.  
Her name may be familiar to you–she teaches internationally, enters many shows, and often wins major awards. Bright colors, dynamic value gradation, motif repetition, precise and improvisational piecing, concentric  circle quilting–these are characteristic of her quilts. This prolific quiltmaker has made over 485 quilts since 1993! Click here to download  the entire article about Carol...
Learn to use your needle as an artist’s paintbrush in this new AQS book by Nancy Prince. In this comprehensive reference, award-winning quilter Nancy Prince shows you everything you need to know to thread paint with style. This wonderfully detailed instructional book walks you through all the supplies and techniques that you will need including...
I have been quilting since the revival of the craft in the early 1970’s. My sewing career began at the age of nine with my first project in 4-H — the common gathered apron. Although I dabbled in the usual crafts of the seventies and eighties, quilting continued to become more and more important to...