Deep, Dark Midnight Black Fabric

Halt your search for the darkest, best solid black cotton fabric. We’ve found it for you! Our deep, dark midnight black fabric has been double-dipped, or dyed twice, to get a true jet black color that is as deep as midnight. It is highest-quality 100% cotton fabric with a rich, luxurious hand. Some fabrics pretend to be black, but…

AQS Learning Center

As quilters we are always eager to learn more… and AQS is making that easier than ever before. The new AQS Learning Center has several parts:   www.AQSLearningCenter.com AQS Sponsor Spotlight – learn more about the leading companies in the industry who are sponsors of the AQS quilt shows and other projects. This month’s sponsor spotlight…

The War of the States – Quilts & Fabrics

Quiltmaking was wildly popular during the US Civil War (1861-1865.) However, most of the quilts crafted during this period were not made for the use of the quiltmaker but as contributions to the soldiers in the field and those wounded in hospitals. The Sanitary Commission, a private philanthropic organization, assisted the War Department and Medical…

Meet Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, teacher,  and author of the AQS new book, Liberated Medallion Quilts. She has taught quiltmaking nationally and internationally for more than three decades, and her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. Liberated Medallion Quilts is her twenty-sixth book. In addition to writing and teaching, Gwen has…

AQS Author Spotlight: Gwen Marston

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, author, and teacher. She has taught quilting nationally and internationally for over three decades. Her articles have appeared in many magazines throughout the years. Gwen’s work has been shown in many group exhibits throughout the United States and abroad, and also in 28 solo exhibits in the US and…

Baskets: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

18 Spectacular Quilts, 19 Quiltmaker Winners and Finalists, and Their Stories!   The National Quilt Museum’s annual New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest once again has brought out the best in creativity from today’s talented quiltmakers. Quilts are selected for their excellence in design and techniques, their innovations, and their contributions to an exhibit…