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Bonnie Browning
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.  
Congratulations to all of the winners in the AQS Quilt Contest at the Des Moines show. Enjoy the video.
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,...
Hear from Linda M. Roy, the Best of Show winner at the AQS Quilt Show in Knoxville, Tennessee in this video by the Knoxville Tourism & Sport Corporation.
Quilts for Kids, Inc. is a 501 (c)3 non-profit, which in the past eleven years has donated tens of thousands of hand-made patchwork quilts to seriously ill children and children of abuse. In our experience, quilters are the most generous people anywhere, always using their skills to help others, and we realize that you are...
We know that quilters come to the Paducah Quilt Show and they are prepared for their classes, and they have good walking shoes for walking through the show and around the city. But this year one quilter came prepared for any and all flood waters he might encounter: Wallace Murray, quilter from Prior Lake, MN,...
My love for fabric began at a very young age when I used my mother’s newly hung drapes to create my first fabric project! My mother recognized my passion for fabric and thus began the journey with fabric and sewing. Creating beautiful gowns opened the door into creative textile design and established the building blocks...
We are seeing more progress on the demolition of the Executive Inn now. Here are some photos that I took this week. You can now see that they have removed a whole section of the building, with part of the roof hanging precariously on the back section. There are gates around the hotel so only...
Although enchantment with fabric seems to have always been a part of my life, I began my quiltmaking journey in 1985. Today, I look back at the development and exploration of my creative process. Even in 1985, the adapting of traditional time-honored designs and techniques was significant. Somehow, even then, I experimented, finding my own...
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