For the uninitiated, the term “selvage” can conjure up images of wrecked and decrepit vehicles languishing in a junkyard. But to intrepid quilters and sewers, lots of colorful images and fun projects materialize. Let‘s take a moment to review what selvage means to a quilter. Selvage refers to the tightly woven area that runs along…
Did you miss being a part of the AQS Flash Mob in Grand Rapids? Everyone who had registered for the show in advance received an invitation to participate. Several hundred quilters brought a small quilt to show off as they marched from the Pedestrian Bridge over the Grand River to the Grand Gallery in the DeVos…
Linda Hahn, designer of the “Block Buffet” online mystery quilt for American Quilter magazine introduces her book “New York Beauty Simplified.”
Ann Seely, AQS author, shows how to measure multiple mitered borders so they sew together perfectly.
AQS author Kathy Schmidt shows us how she finishes edges.
Ellen Anne Eddy shows us how to make fabric flowers out of unusual materials.
AQS instructor Penny Haren shows us how to center designs in prairie points.
Congratulations to all of the winners in the AQS Quilt Contest at the Des Moines show.
Enjoy the video.
Here is the Flash Mob in action.
What do you do on a beautiful afternoon at a quilt show? In Des Moines, Iowa, today at the AQS Quilt Show, we had the first-ever Quilters Flash Mob.Nearly 200 quilters took part in this spontaneous show and tell on the sidewalk in front of HyVee Hall at the Iowa Events Center. One group,…