Trading Time!

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…

Whose Place? Your Place!

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…

We Remember Mary Ellen Hopkins

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…

Quilting Friends

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…

Don’t Forget January 24

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…