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Question for those who compete????

Started by Mitzie Schafer in Techniques. Last reply by Mitzie Schafer 14 hours ago. 20 Replies

I am working on my technique so I can eventually compete. How close do corners need to match? Can't tell if I am being too picky.

Old but New again!

Started by Bonnie Moothart in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Mary Marcotte yesterday. 2 Replies

I joined this a few years back, then did not keep up with the forum.  So, here I am again... hoping to get new inspirations and answers to questions.  I am sort of teaching myself to use a long arm that I acquired about 18 months ago.  So far my…Continue

Spool adapter for Coates and Clark pencil spools

Started by Susan Hallberg in Techniques. Last reply by Karin E Jul 3. 1 Reply

Hi all!  I am new to My Quilt Place and this is my first entry.I have been quilting for quite a while but I am just beginning to experiment with free motion quilting and different types of thread.  I have started to use the Coates and Clark machine…Continue

Horse Show Ribbon Quilt

Started by Tara Brannagan May in Techniques. Last reply by Tomara Rhoden Jun 29. 10 Replies

Hi everyone, I started quilting only 4 months ago because I wanted to make a wall quilt from my horse show ribbons. I have boxes and boxes of ribbons from showing horses for 30 years. I have seen Horse Show and Dog Show ribbon quilts but I have no…Continue

Charities in NW Ohio

Started by Tomara Rhoden in Quilting For Charity Jun 20. 0 Replies

Does anyone know of any charities in the north west Ohio area? I am interested in either joining or starting one in this area for the needy, Veterans or a hospital NICU. Not sure where to start finding the information at. Anybody have any idea's? I…Continue

Longarm Newbie HELP

Started by Margie in Welcome New Members. Last reply by Riana Noyes May 30. 1 Reply

Hi Everyone my name is Margie and I am new on this site and am hoping to meet many great quilters.  I bought a Juki QVP 2200 longarm on a 10 ft. frame about a month ago with the robotics.  I am struggling with learning it.  Tension, robotics etc. Is…Continue

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Should I Cut Across?

Q: I’m making a quilted wall hanging and want to be sure it rests flat against the wall. Should the borders be cut across the grain or along the lengthwise grain of the fabric? A: Although you might think you’re saving fabric by cutting across the grain (from selvage to selvage), it’s best to cut lengthwise. [...]

Michele Scott’s GEOMETRIC SQUARES Quilt

Michele Scott’s fun GEOMETRIC SQUARES quilt is an easy pattern that will showcase your favorite fabrics! The quilt is approximately 46″ x 58″ finished. You’ll love this design; it’s perfect for fabrics you’d like to spotlight with a lighthearted approach.  Click HERE for the pattern! Michele’s book Bobbin Quiltin’ and Fusin’ Fun, published by AQS, [...]

Quick and Easy Quilt Sleeve

Whether it’s for a contest or for your living room, some quilts are meant to be hung! AQS Show Director Bonnie Browning shows you step by step how to add a quick and easy sleeve to the back of your quilt.

The National Quilt Museum Workshop Schedule 2014

The National Quilt Museum will feature five workshops for the 2014 season. These three- or four-day workshops will be held at The National Quilt Museum. Workshop Schedule: • Katie Pasquini Masopust: “From Watercolor to Quilt”  May 29-31 • Sue Nickels: “Fabulous Feathers and Fillers: Design and Machine Quilting Techniques”  July 8-10 • Melinda Bula: “Fabulous [...]

Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

It’s not too late to call or e-mail the AQS editors to make an appointment to meet at AQS QuiltWeek® – Phoenix, Arizona 2014! They would love to speak with you about book, booklet, article, and pattern ideas. Do you dream of being a published author? Let American Quilter magazine make your dream come true. [...]
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2016 Schedule for Arts, Crafts, Teaching & Sharing (ACTS) Ministry

Posted by Monica Schmidt on July 22, 2016 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

Here is the 2016 schedule for meetings of the ACTS Ministry (Arts, Crafts, Teaching & Sharing) at West Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN.

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What do you do when you are stymied about one quilt you are making? Make another one instead!

Posted by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on April 30, 2016 at 8:23pm 1 Comment

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Long Arm Quilt Machine for sale

Posted by Cheri Foster on April 13, 2016 at 8:00pm 3 Comments

My friend just bought a King Quilter 18-8 a few months ago.  now she is going through a nasty divorce and needs to sell it.  All she did was set it…

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