All posts by Alex Anderson

The Quilt Life Magazine Scores Big!


LibraryJournal.com
has selected The Quilt Life as one of its Top 10 Magazines of 2010! Here’s what they had to say:

Here’s a magazine from the American Quilter’s Society for those with the “disease” (the editor’s words, not ours!) Creative and executive directors Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson lead readers through all aspects of creating, enjoying, and collecting quilts. The Quilt Life has a diversity of well-illustrated content that’s sure to interest both beginning and expert quilters and quilt lovers!”

WOW – SUPER COOL BEANS – Get your subscription today!



New Website Debut – Free Redwork Pattern

Welcome to my new personal playground! I’m very excited about my updated site, as it gives me the ability to make changes with just the click of the mouse. In celebration, I’m offering you a free pattern-one of my favorites-from my book, Shadow Redwork. To download your free pattern, simply click here. To order an autographed copy of Shadow Redwork, click here.

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Cherry Delight – A class with Alex

Speaking of Red Work – Please join me at my Quilting in the Garden’s (this years featured guests are Rob Appell and Verna Mosquera – September 24 & 25) pre-class on Sept. 22. It is a pleasure to teach a hands on workshop in this incredible environment. In this class you will learn efficient piecing techniques , red work embroidery  and prairie points while starting this delightful quilt. Please call Alden Lane in Livermore, Ca. to secure your spot – 925-447-0280.

 

 

 

The Alex Anderson 4 in 1 tool is here – Get yours now!

Includes Seam Ripper, Stiletto, Presser, Turner

Four Must-Have Quilting and Crafting Tools in One

  • Flat-ended presser cap for finger pressing, folding, burnishing
  • Super-sharp BERNINA seam ripper for fast “unsewing”
  • Pointed wood end cap for turning bias tubes and doll parts
  • Extra-long stiletto protects fingers while pressing and machine piecing
  • Won’t roll off your work surface!

View details or purchase now!