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It’s the time of year we all take a minute to think on the things we are thankful for. With playful heart, we share ten things any quilter can identify with and will want to give thanks for. Enjoy this fun list and have a great Thanksgiving!   10.  Bias – We all need a...
Among the more prolific groups on MyQuiltPlace.com are the Batik Strip Swap and the Charm Square Swap groups. While the vast majority of the 90 groups found on MQP involve no interaction beyond your computer monitor, these groups result in a variety of new fabric pieces arriving at your doorstep – including some you may not...
At MyQuiltPlace.com, the online community brought to you by AQS, you’ll find variety, fun, learning, and friends. With 16,800+ quilters to hang out among, you may not get to know them all. But whether you choose conversational forums, topical groups, or your own blog space, you’ll enjoy time with like-minded quilters. There’s always someone around...
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Ellen Hopkins. Tiny, feisty Mary Ellen was full of life and certainly marched to her own drummer when it came to quilting. In the AQS office, stories like “Her class was the first class in quilting I ever took,” or “It’s Okay if You...
This week is QuiltWeek in Paducah, Kentucky, and it turns out to be old home week, too. Many friendships have been formed during the AQS shows over the past 29 years. People from around the world make their annual trek to Quilt City USA to enjoy the quilts and visit with their quilting buddies. Quilters...
Are you ready to visit your local quilt shop?  January 24, 2013, is the day that quilters and quilt shop owners have been waiting for. It’s the day you can  show your support for your local quilt shop and let them know how much you value them. Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is  promoted...
Don’t forget! This January 24, 2013, quilters and fabric lovers around the country are being encouraged to show their support for local, independent quilt shops on the inaugural “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day”. This  event is  promoted by The Fabric Shop Network with industry support to raise awareness for the importance of these businesses...
This January 24, 2013, quilters and fabric lovers around the country are encouraged to show their support for local, independent quilt shops on the inaugural “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day”. This  event is  promoted by The Fabric Shop Network with industry support to raise awareness for the importance of these businesses in their local...
The Storm at Sea block, also known at one time as Rolling Stone, dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, and its popularity among quilters has never waned. This version, with its undulating flow of harmonious colors, feels more like kind and gentle waves than rough seas. Patches for this quilt can be...
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