Monday July 28th 2014

‘Paducah Show’ Archives

Video: AQS Quilt Show 1992

Enjoy this look back at the 1992 AQS Quilt Show in Paducah, Kentucky. You’ll see delightful interviews with Claudia Edmonds, Libby Lehman, Beverly Cosby, Zena Thorpe, Anne Oliver (Best of Show), Catherine Bahnsen, and Eunice Hill. The theme was “Windows.” And [Read More]

THE VALUE OF GEARS: an Interview with Judith Phelps

THE VALUE OF GEARS: an Interview with Judith Phelps

THE VALUE OF GEARS, 51 x 51 Judith Phelps, Battle Ground, Washington Judith is enthusiastic about what she likes: “I love color and detail. I love appliqué and embroidery. I love art quilts.” She’s an artist who has been a quilter for ten years, and this is the first [Read More]

Video – SIERRA by Marina Landi

Video – SIERRA by Marina Landi

AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning talks with Marina Landi (and her interpreter, Kathy) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, about Marina’s quilt, SIERRA. The quilt received Honorable Mention in the Small Wall Quilts-Pictorial category sponsored by Horn of America at AQS [Read More]

Christa Watson’s COLORFUL CHEVRONS

Christa Watson’s COLORFUL CHEVRONS

The winner of the 3rd Place award in the Large Wall Quilts – Modern category at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah , Kentucky 2014– was Christa Watson of Las Vegas, Nevada with COLORFUL CHEVRONS. Christa was surprised and thrilled to place at Paducah. She considers COLORFUL [Read More]

Video: Miniature Award – Robin Gausebeck

Video: Miniature Award – Robin Gausebeck

AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning interviews Robin Gausebeck, winner of the A1 Quilting Machines Best Miniature Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Robin shares some of the techniques she used when stitching the small pieces in Dans les Bains [Read More]

AQS QuiltWeek Special Exhibits – Don’t Miss Them!

AQS QuiltWeek Special Exhibits – Don’t Miss Them!

Many AQS QuiltWeek® eventgoers immediately head toward the fabulous contest quilts! They can’t wait to see the big prizewinners when they enter the show, so the winners’ area is their first stop! Besides the beautiful and diverse quilts that are entered in every [Read More]

Video – PORTLAND ROSE wins at Paducah!

Video – PORTLAND ROSE wins at Paducah!

Lisa Bongean and Linda Hrcka won a 1st Place Award for PORTLAND ROSE at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014. Linda’s intricate quilting and Lisa’s use of wool and flannel are the subjects of this video interview. Lisa, who teaches wool applique nationally, [Read More]

New Video – AQS 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards

Have you wondered what the awards ceremony was like at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014? Here are the highlights of our 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Presentation! As attendees walked into the Carson Center, many were thrilled (some overwhelmed!) at the [Read More]

Free Pattern: TRAIL TO PADUCAH

Free Pattern: TRAIL TO PADUCAH

This year’s QuiltWeek event in Paducah was a delightful experience and is now a sweet memory! We were so happy to see all who attended. Here’s a THANK YOU treat! Enjoy this free quilt pattern, TRAIL TO PADUCAH, which will finish at about 79″ x 79″. [Read More]

QuiltWeek Q&A: Can I enter a quilt in more than one QuiltWeek?

QuiltWeek Q&A: Can I enter a quilt in more than one QuiltWeek?

AQS Show Coordinator Andrea Ray has the answer! Quilts can be entered in multiple AQS QuiltWeek Contests: Phoenix, AZ; Lancaster, PA; Paducah, KY; Charlotte, NC; Grand Rapids, MI; Chattanooga, TN; and Des Moines, IA. AND you can enter in multiple categories! There is a [Read More]

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Mary’s Story – One Woman, One Mission

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by Guest Contributor Brent A. Birkhoff It’s a story I will never forget. I had met Mary Ogwel a couple of years [Read More]

Free Pattern – A Cherry Pie Block!

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Here is a tribute to summer and all of its cherry and berry pie goodness! This foundation paper pieced and appliquéd [Read More]

Booking Hotel Rooms in Chattanooga

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Booking hotel rooms is easier than ever in Chattanooga! Hotels throughout the city are participating in AQS [Read More]

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Do you own a computer? Point-and-shoot camera? Smart phone? Tablet? Are you using this equipment in producing and/or [Read More]

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