Category Archive: American Quilters Society

Jun 08

International Quilters coming to Grand Rapids Quilt Show

Have you ever wondered how quilting translates to other countries?   Are you curious to meet quilters from other places on the globe who love quilting as much as you do? You will get your chance at the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan this August.  Bonnie Browning of AQS is collaborating …

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May 13

Quilters, Get Your Own Grand Rapids Visitor’s Guidebook

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If you haven’t been to Grand Rapids before, you’ll want to check out some of the local attractions while you are here for the AQS Quilt Show. Experience Grand Rapids offers a free visitor’s guide on their website.   The guide will give you a good sense of Grand Rapids, and what it has to …

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Apr 14

Webcast of Presentations at the Live Quilt Show

American Quilt Society is offering Webcasts for quilters who cannot attend the Paducah Quilt show this month.  I’ve signed up for one and am excited to see how it works out.  I was looking for a sample webcast to see what it looked like, but didn’t find one on the AQS website.  Once I’ve attended …

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Jan 21

Sign Up For Your Dream Studio with AQS!

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I just received a letter from AQS about a fantastic contest they are running.  I wanted to be sure you all knew where you could enter! You can win Your Dream Studio!  This year AQS is giving away more than $20,000 in prizes.  It doesn’t cost anything to enter.  You’ve gotta love that! Be sure …

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Dec 27

AQS Video Biography of Anita Shackelford

American Quilt Society has put out a wonderful short video biography of reknowned quilter, Anita Shackelford. This video talks about Anita’s quilting career. Best known for album quilts, Anita creates album quilts as an homage to her family. Taught to quilt by her grandmother, Anita loves intricate hand quilting and applique. This video is full …

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Nov 16

Make Hotel Reservations Now for the Quilt Show!

If you’re coming to Grand Rapids for the AQS Quilt show in August, you can make your reservations now! The Amway Grand Hotel is beautiful and aslo conveniently located adjacent to the DeVos Center. JW Marriott and Courtyard by Marriot are just across the street The room rates for all three of these hotels is …

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Oct 09

Free Quilt Pattern from AQS

American Quilter’s Society is giving away the pattern to this beautiful quilt called “Color My World”, by Bonnie K. Browning. You can go download your pattern at the American Quilter’s Society website today!

Jul 09

Social Network for Quilters at MyQuiltPlace.com

If you’re looking for a place to meet quilters online and share your passion for quilting, then you’ve got to check out http://myquiltplace.com. This site is an online community provided by AQS. Truly a social network for quilters, it offers several ways to really participate and connect with other quilters. Quilter’s Profile When you sign …

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Jun 29

Free Copy of “The Quilt Life Magazine” from AQS

I am still astounded at the number of freebies AQS offers quilters.  If you haven’t been to their site to check it out, go there now!! One of the latest cool offers is a free copy of “The Quilt Life Magazine” featuring Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson.  Who doesn’t love this pair of quilters? If …

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