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Susan Stewart
Susan Stewart is back with a video lesson about making lace! See the techniques she used to make and add fabulous lace designs to her award-winning quilt, Snow Flowers. Susan explains making the lace, the hand appliqué and binding involved in hiding raw edges on the back, and the wide variety of quilting designs. Plus,...
The Best Home Machine Quilted award at AQS QuiltWeek—Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015, was awarded to Susan Stewart of Pittsburg, Kansas. Susan hopped on a plane when she found out that her quilt, SNOW FLOWERS, won! In this interview with Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning, Susan describes techniques for machine embroidery, stabilizing, fabric choice, marking, batting...
AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with multiple medical issues. Her personality and sense of humor are leading the charge for recovery. Team Libby and her quilting friends are her support through this time. What’s left? Well, what do quilters do at times like this?...
Susan Stewart is hot. Now stop it – you know I don’t mean it that way. Sue’s a big name on the quilt show circuit these days, winning big prizes for her elegant machine-embroidered and -quilted heirloom creations. She’s teaching in Paducah in April. Sue’s been in the news, too, from her hometown paper to...
I know anniversary quilts are not uncommon. But this one, as my Dad tearfully described, “is our whole life.” I made this quilt for my parents’ 50th anniversary in 2002. At the time, I was a seamstress, not a quilter, but I wanted to make something special. A book called The Collectibles Quilt by Wendy...
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...
AQS author Susan Stewart, Pittsburg, Kansas, started the Project First Day to provide a new set of clothes for the first day of school for the young children in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri. Susan put out the call to all of her quilting and sewing friends across the country to make 1,000 garments for the children....
Heirloom sewing techniques and fabrics have much to offer every quilter! When combined with quilting cottons and simple piecing, the fine natural-fiber fabrics and intricate details translate into beautiful quilts. MISTY GARDEN and was designed by Susan Stewart. The quilt size when completed measures about 35″ x 35″. It features appliqué and reverse appliqué done with heirloom...
We love to brag about our authors and Susan Stewart has really given us something to brag about.  With the help of her friends, Susan is providing school clothes for the children of tornado-torn Joplin, Missouri! Susan grew up on a farm in Missouri. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and then worked in...