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Paducah Quilt Show Winners

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The Paducah Show is open, and buzzing with activity. Make sure you check out this year's winners.Click…Continue

Having Trouble with your Inbox on MyQuiltPlace.com?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Riana Noyes Oct 26, 2012. 11 Replies

A few members have mentioned some problems with certain functions on the site. Specifically, some people having trouble sending messages from their inbox - and some people whose buttons to update or…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP Aug 24. 18 Replies

Thank you everyone for your interest and attention on the MyQuiltPlace.com community. We do our best to prevent people from joining the site and posting spam. Of course, people can at times be…Continue

How old is your oldest machine?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith Baker Nov 27, 2013. 103 Replies

Facebook, AQS asked "How old is your oldest machine?". We got so many responses we thought you'd like to answer that too. So, now it's your turn!Continue

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Cheri Foster commented on American Quilter's Society's group Cooking
"Pot roast was so yummy last night. Chili and cornbread tonight. It is pouring rain out today. Pour kiddies tonight."
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Beth A. North commented on American Quilter's Society's group Scrappy Quilts
"Currently I am cutting up some scraps from a project I finished several years ago and a few new ones that I have thrown in.  I am making May Day, from Buggy Barn's book, Phoebe's Favorites.  Cutting pieces 1 1/4" x 2…"
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Cooking
"i did no canning this year :(( --garden in late & tho it did better than i expected i just ran out of time this year. so no canning, no fruit drying, nuts went to the squirrels ..but i have equivelent of several quarts of toms in freezer.…"
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Cheri Foster commented on American Quilter's Society's group Cooking
"Have a pot roast in the crock pot for dinner. Cold and drizzly today. Also going to make a pot of chili and beans today. Always taste better heated up next day."
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Cheri Foster commented on American Quilter's Society's group Cooking
"I have been th e canning queen this year. I put up 14 pints of canned corn, 12 pints of green beans. 12 pints of tuna, 6 quarts of tomato soup, 6 pints of salsa, 7 quarts of spaghetti sauce and I am making more today from the last of our tomatoes. I…"
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Gail Romines commented on American Quilter's Society's group Scrappy Quilts
"I'll look through the website. Yes, I just finished a strip box quilt. The box goes back at least 10 years.  I will post a picture after I get the last border on."
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rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Scrappy Quilts
"hi gail & welcome to the scrappy group! just wandering thru free patterns on my favorite site. had seen your post earlier, so thought i would share this link. be sure to check the pattern archives button on page header. this site links to…"
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Gail Romines commented on American Quilter's Society's group Scrappy Quilts
"I have a big tub of scraps. Several years worth. Not to mention the strip box and 3 boxes of batik scraps. Looking for ideas for my scrap box?? What about Scrap Therapy by Joan Ford?"
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Beth A. North commented on American Quilter's Society's group Scrappy Quilts
"Did you see the baby quilt I made out of scraps that I had in my stash?  Used a piece of fabric that I have had for several years now, blue and pink cows, with the X-Block ruler and it is finished.  I have begun cutting up my scraps into…"
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Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Linda, isn't it wonderful how pets can add so much to our quality of life.Molly has worked her way into our hearts when we were dead set against getting another dog. The loss of my old friends ( one at 17, the other nearly 20!) had made me vow…"
Oct 18
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"i can empathize w you linda! you are always in my prayers. there is more than a bucketful of truth in the adage "there, but for the grace of God, go i". one of the mantras i raised my son on. there's so much we take for granted in our…"
Oct 18
Linda Koller commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"Love the squirrel stories. Personally, I hated squirrel., but I'm sure someone would appreciate having them. Then they wouldn't be bothering my flowers.. Yes Rogue my knee what hurting quite a bit after going down to main campus to see one…"
Oct 17
rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"riana, that's so funny & sooo country! :)) once when i was taking care of 3 children, whose mother was gone & dad worked up in the mines, i had fixed my squirrel & dumplings for dinner. didn't tell them it was squirrel ..some…"
Oct 17
Riana Noyes commented on American Quilter's Society's group Gardening
"When l was little, dad would shoot squirrels & we'd eat them. Then ,once,we were having chicken dinner at dad's boss's house. l asked "more squirrel, please" ( l remembered my manners) , but they were totally shocked!"
Oct 17

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Giveaway from AQS, Brother & Accuquilt

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:51pm 0 Comments

Join Turkey Day Scavenger Hunt for your chance to win prizes from AQS, Brother and Accuquilt! Like each facebook page listed to reveal a snippet of code. Complete the code and click enter to win! Good luck! Sweepstakes begins November 23rd 2011 and ends on December 5th 2011! Get started here https://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Quilters-Society/117671499395?sk=app_6009294086

What happens around you while you quilt?

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 11:17am 5 Comments

Yesterday, we asked a simple question on the AQS Facebook page, and were amazed and amused at the response. We asked:

What goes on around you while quilting?

 

There were a lot of responses, and we thought it would be fun to share them with you. You can read all the answers, and add your own at the American Quilter's Society Facebook…

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Great News Piece on Lancaster

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 8:33am 1 Comment

Good Morning Quilters!

As you know, the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Lancaster PA is running full steam. The halls are buzzing, people are learning and everyone is having a great time.

 

The show has gotten some local press, and we thought it would be fun to share this with you. See a few amazing quilts and hear from Bonnie Browning, Executive Director of the Quilt Shows.

 

Enjoy!

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Welcome to My Quilt Place

Posted on January 20, 2011 at 10:58am 5 Comments

Welcome to the newest online community, exclusively for quilters. We want to make you and your work the primary feature of the website. There are plenty of books, magazines, TV shows and other things that show you what others are doing. But, at the American Quilter's Society, we feel you should have a place to let everyone know what YOU are doing.

Please take some time to create a profile, add some images, and join a group or two.

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The American Quilter’s Society mission is to provide a means for today’s quilters to expand their horizons in quilt-making, design, self-expression, and quilt collecting. Our magazines, books, products, shows, contests, and workshops all strive to inspire, instruct, and nurture the art and skill of quilt-making.

The AQS publishes its flagship membership magazine, American Quilter, along with the new The Quilt Life. Each are published 6 times per year. Readers who subscribe to both receive unique quilting tips and quilt patterns every month.

AQS marked its 25th anniversary with the Paducah event in April 2009. The AQS Quilt Show & Contest is considered the premier international quilting event. Each year's show brings more than $20 million in economic impact to the area and at least 37,000 attendees. Quilters and quilts are everywhere––even the gas stations hang quilts. More than 10,000 quilts have been displayed in Paducah and more than $2.5 million in cash prizes have been awarded.
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At 5:30pm on June 10, 2013, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hi! one of the members here @ mqp, carla walton, has made an incredible quilt that recently won a blue ribbon in the abilene tx quilt show. a couple of us in the gardening group would like to change the photo avatar there to a photo of carlas quilt. we think a quilt depicting the seasons harvest would be a nice avatar. here is link to her album page showing her quilt and her permission to use it.

http://myquiltplace.com/photo/sam-0821-2?context=user

http://api.ning.com/files/I42XTNTqoU3jxFoXGhALlYamlT6bjwWqxKGVuvT1MY6dsnTClAYBQ27kuvNjb1I0flVLUuffIY6-w70HIr*HHQV1XMfPG54M/SAM_08173.JPG__that second link is the full view page of the photo we want to use.__thanks. not sure this is the proper proceedure for what we are asking. if not please let us know how to ho about changing the gardenining group avatar. again, thanks
At 7:25pm on September 13, 2011, Esperanza Wolff said…
Thank you AQS for the BD greetings!
At 5:44pm on August 24, 2011, Ellen Cormier said…
I shy away from "baby"quilts as they become toddlers too quickly- so I do basically a two sided quilt. One side has the child's name in large paper pieced blocks, and a pocket for a toy or a book in matching fabric. I keep the background simple, like a white with, multi colored dots. The other side  could be any simple pattern- the last one I did was big half square triangles with the bias pattern stripe coming together and arranged in rows with the same background as the front. Binding was the striped fabric of the pieced letters and the triangles.
At 2:04pm on July 16, 2011, Jacqui Morris said…
Just a thought, it would be nice if we could sort the "Quilter's Page" by location so we can find quilters in our area without having to go through 100+ pages. :)
At 3:09pm on March 16, 2011, Deb Mitchell Sarhan said…
THank you so much for the birthday wishes.  It's been a great birthday - one of the best things is that I got an old 1930's White running like new (took me sooo long to figure out that the needle goes in sidewise, and the wheel turns BACKWARDS) but it runs better than my newer machines.
At 9:57am on February 22, 2011, Ann Meyer Hazelwood said…
AQS has always had a fine appreciation for red and white quilts. When I have offered related workshops and lectures, they have always been successful. Redwork is beautiful, affordable, and easily created.

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