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AQS QuiltWeek
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...
I started quilting in 1978 after my daughter was born because I wanted to make a baby quilt for her. Sewing, knitting, cross stitch and other crafty things have always been part of my life. My major in college was art, so quilting seemed like the perfect thing for me. I have been quilting for...
I learned to quilt when I was about 12 years old, from my mother and my maternal grandmother. Later I was prompted to try a quilt all on my own by an ad in a women’s magazine in 1975. The ad was meant to sell a bed but what caught my eye was the Double...
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