Alex Anderson

Alex Andersin, AQS QuiltWeek InstructorPopular author, quilter, and fabric designer Alex Anderson has had a deep love of quilting since 1978, when she made her first Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt as a part of her work toward an art degree. Over the years, Alex’s central focus has been understanding fabric relationships, which is enhanced by an intense appreciation of traditional quilts and beautiful quilting surface design.

Alex is the author of 30 books in four languages, which have sold over one million copies worldwide. She is the National Spokesperson for BERNINA of America, as well as a designer of fabrics with RJR Fabrics. Alex is also co-creator of the Quilter’s Select brand with Floriani.

Along with Ricky Tims, Alex founded The Quilt, as well as The Quilt Life magazine which was published by AQS from 2009 to 2014. She has major won awards for her influence in quilting.

Alex’s personal mission is not only to share her love of quilting with anyone who will listen, but to educate and encourage those interested in quilting as clearly and simply as possible, so that quilting can continue to be handed down from generation to generation. Find out more about Alex at

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