Learn what other quilters had to say about their passion for embroidery handwork.
Four sweet hearts and charming dimensional flowers make this little project a perfect addition to your redwork collection.
Presidential Redwork: A Stitch in Time by Michael Buckingham offers redwork patterns of all the presidents. With each new election, AQS hosts Michael’s new presidential design. The past few presidents not included in Presidential Redwork: A Stitch in Time are also linked below.   Donald Trump – 45th President of the United States of America Get...
Throughout time, events have been recorded with needle, thread, and fabric. Historically, women and men have picked up needle and thread to stitch history onto fabric.
Learn how to make French and Colonial embroidery knots like an expert in this tip from award-winning quilter Alice Wilhoit, author of the book Crazy Patchwork and the pattern Hummingbirds & Friends, a block of the month available at ShopAQS.com. These knots are only the beginning! Alice is the instructor of the class Crazy Patchwork Techniques...
You are sure to find lots of other uses for it in any patriotic-inspired project.
This adorable wall quilt pattern by Betty Alderman features a delightful tea party complete with a kitty.
National Sewing Month was first celebrated in  1982 after President Ronald Reagan declared September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” There are so many forms of  “home” sewing that I can’t even begin to list them all. There is embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, garment sewing, home dec,...
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