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“Shark Tank” airs FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 (9:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.   Life is funny sometimes. Remember that day you went shark fishing and next thing you knew you were at a quilt show? Yeah, me neither, but Vance Zahorski does. Little did he know, but that quilt show would lead him...
  Listen to Bethanne explain the design elements and creative processes involved in making her award winning quilt, The Paisley Peacock. “This quilt was an experiment in linear precision, hence, the “Wickedly”. Wicked has 293 hours of hand guided quilting and took 8 months to complete.” – Deborah Poole “Art deco stained glass was my...
Sit down with a cup of something warm and visit with some of the Chattanooga winners.   See Jan’s process descriptions on her blog.       Watch Shelley Doyal describe her quilt and put it in motion.           Watch Patti Sandage describe Capricho and explain part of the process she...
  Julie Sefton’s passion for barns and her love of being involved in the entire process of a quilt from beginning to end inspired her to do a quilt based version of See Rock City and write the book, Build-A-Barn, about the process she used to make the quilt. From this book, the Secret Society...
It’s time to celebrate incredible quilting! Congratulations to each of these amazing artists. Thank you for your commitment, dedication, and desire to share it with the world. Listen to Christine Wickert describe her quilt to Bonnie Browning in an interview earlier this year.   Look at more of Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga’s stunning pieces at her...
AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning interviews Renae Haddadin about the Janome America Inc. Best of Show quilt, Majestic Mosaic, at AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah in April, 2015. The gorgeous quilt was appliquéd by Karen Kay Buckley and quilted by Renae. Renae shares some of her machine quilting secrets as she explains the gorgeous stitching...
Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get comfortable, and enjoy a video quilt show! Gail Garber gives a personal tour of her very special exhibit that was shown at AQS QuiltWeek – Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015. “From the Land of Enchantment: 30 Years of Quilts by Gail Garber” includes three decades of quilts and...
Here’s Lisa Calle in an interview with American Quilter Editor-in-Chief Michele Duffy, describing the develop-as-it goes process she used when making her 1st Place Longarm/Midarm Wall Quilt winner, RED VELVET. Lisa doesn’t start with a finished design in her head; instead, she finds inspiration in viewing the separate parts on her design board. The machine...
Introducing FIRE & ICE, Viewer’s Choice winner at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. AQS Author, Kimberly Einmo, designed and sewed this quilt using Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads. Judi Madsen, of Green Fairy Quilts, provided exquisite quilting. FIRE & ICE was displayed at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa, October 2-5, 2013, as part...
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