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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...
The AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky event is famed around the world for its many contributions to quilting. Not only do quilters earn the largest cash awards for quilting in the world, miniature quilt artists find a showcase and platform for their unique mastery of fabric, thread, and design. Each year, quilters and non-quilters alike...
For everyone who has been patiently waiting (and for those of you who haven’t been so patient, too), the app that was featured in the “Digital World” article in the December 2012 issue, Infinite Variety, is once again available at iTunes and Google Play (formerly known as the Android Market). And guess what? It’s still...
Sharon Schlotzhauer needs your help locating her 1st place quilt Really ‘Wild’ Flowers! Season Two! The quilt did not make it back home from the recent Houston Quilt Festival. Each of the seven flowers depicted is three-dimensional. The quilt went missing on November 7, 2011 somewhere between the show floor and the mailing area. If...
Darlene Christopherson shows us how to thread baste for hand needle turned applique.
Two of the top awards at the International Quilt Festival in Houston this week went to AQS authors. Sharon Schamber, author of Piece by Piece Machine Appliqué, received the Maywood Studio Master Award for Innovative Artistry for her quilt Crimson Promises. Sharon graciously posed for the photo above this morning at the show. Susan Stewart, who...
Did you ever see a yurt… or a quilted yurt? Linzi Upton from Scotland brought her quilted yurt for display at the AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines. Learn more from this video with Bonnie Browning and Linzi Upton.