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  In lieu of the ‘stand and stare’ method, Lisa offers a technique she coins as the Divide and Design Technique. Whether you quilt on a longarm, home sewing machine, or are a hand quilter, this three part method will inspire you to create one of a kind works of art. Starting with a black...
Inspiration has hit and you want to enter a quilt contest. Here are a few things to consider. Check the age of the quilt. Not all quilts can be entered in every quilt contest. Most quilt contests specify an age for the quilt. The general rules will give age guidelines. For AQS quilt contests the...
Enter your quilt in a quilt contest and you will…   1. Start taking your art seriously. Did you ever realize quilting is more than a fun time-filling hobby, quilting quickly becomes an expression of the quilter. From the very first choices, you start putting your unique mark on your quilt. Why not celebrate that mark...
Look at two fun ways to quilt this quilt and create completely different looks!
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...
Bonnie K. Browning, quilter extraordinaire, offers this wonderful pattern that is perfect for beginning and intermediate quilters–or anyone wanting a fun, fast project. It’s perfect for hand-dyed or mottled fabrics. Have fun! Click HERE for your free COLOR MY WORLD pattern.
Here is a video tutorial from APQS that we first shared in October 2011. When you stretch out your loops and make them elongated you get a very simple but effective border design. If you alter the height of those loops it adds a little drama. This is one of the easiest border designs you’ll...
While surfing the web, we found this heartwarming story by Misti Drew on marshallcountydaily.com and wanted to share it with our quilters. Since 2006, the Marshall County Chapter of ”It‘s My Very Own, Bags of Love” has been operating in Benton, Kentucky. This non-profit organization supports their community by providing age-appropriate bags for children whose...
Mark L. Sherman of Remarkable Quilts is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning quilt artist. His stunning quilts include WINGS AND FEATHERS, POPPY’S RAINBOW, TREE OF LIFE, and WISTERIA. Join us on November 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. to Noon (CST) at First Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky., as Mark shares his journey as a “Man...
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