Category Archive: quilts

Feb 02

Quilt: Wool Medallion by Gwen Marston as seen at AQS Grand Rapids 2012

Feb 02

Quilt: Test Pattern by Carol Vandenberg of London, Ontario

Feb 02

Medallion in Solids – Designed, made, and hand quilted by Gwen Marston.

    Making quilts in solid fabrics has been a constant in Gwen’s work.  She loves making string quilts, seeing them as the ultimate Liberated quilt.  

Feb 02

Matty’s Medallion By Gwen Marston


Aug 18

AQS Michigan Quilt Show Hours, Ticket Prices, Events You Don’t Want to Miss

As the AQS Quilt show nears, I wanted to give you some information you’re probably wondering about tickets and show hours.   Tickets at the Door: AQS member: $9 Daily, $17 Multi-day Non-Member: $11 Daily, $30 Multi-day   Show and Contest Dates and Hours: Wednesday, August 22 – Friday, August 24, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 …

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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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Jul 27

The West Michigan Quilt Guild

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The West Michigan Quilt Guild is a wonderfully active guild that has been in existence for over 30 years and still going strong. This active group of almost 500 members gather to learn more about quilts, quilters and ways to promote quilting in the community. Members range from people who have just been bitten by …

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Jul 09

Social Network for Quilters at

If you’re looking for a place to meet quilters online and share your passion for quilting, then you’ve got to check out 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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May 24

Paisley Peacock Quilt Wins Best of Show in Paducah!

This month’s edition of “The Quilt Life” magazine features a stunning quilt by Pat Holly called Paisley Peacock. When I received my magazine in the mail, I immediately flipped through quickly to see what great stuff was in this edition. This quilt is so colorful and stunning, I flipped right to it and couldn’t take …

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Apr 05

Quilt Life Magazine by AQS

Who doesn’t love Alex Anderson, formerly of HGTV’s Simply Quilts?  I was so disappointed when the show was canceled. Now you can get good quilting information from Alex again, along with Ricky Tims in Quilt Life Magazine. Published by AQS, every issue will bring you quilt artists revealing sources for their creativity and sharing their …

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