Saturday July 26th 2014

‘Paducah Show’ Archives

Our Prizewinning Covergirl

Our Prizewinning Covergirl

Have you seen Pat Holly’s amazing Paisley Peacock, the June TQL centerfold? This quilt won best of show in Paducah last week, and we were thrilled for her, of course. When we first saw Pat’s 60″ x 72″ masterpiece, we knew we had to get to know her better! [Read More]

A Prepared Quilter

A Prepared Quilter

We know that quilters come to the Paducah Quilt Show and they are prepared for their classes, and they have good walking shoes for walking through the show and around the city. But this year one quilter came prepared for any and all flood waters he might encounter: Wallace [Read More]

Winners of Janome Sewing Machines

Winners of Janome Sewing Machines

There were three lucky winners of a #3160QDC Janome sewing machine at the Paducah Quilt Show. The winners are:   Elizabeth Zwicke, Waukegan, IL   Mary Ann Abell, Paducah, KY   Judy Perleberg, Janesville, WI Congratulations… and happy [Read More]

Scenes from the Show – Paducah 2011

Scenes from the Show – Paducah 2011

This is a review of the Week that WAS! The 27th AQS Quilt Show started off as usual with the AQS staff moving the quilts and all of our equipment to the convention center on Friday. Saturday and Sunday were judging days. The judging crew had just enjoyed a hot luncheon with [Read More]

Quilters’ 1950s Fun Night

Quilters’ 1950s Fun Night

 Photo by Heidi Kasand  We have just finished this evening’s event, and what a fun time we had. Charlotte Angotti and I co-hosted the event, and our special guest stars were the APQS Rebels (aka Jim Langland and Mark Caraher from American Professional Quilting [Read More]

Live Quilt Auction will Not be Webcast

Live Quilt Auction on Thursday: Due to technical difficulties, the National Quilt Museum’s live quilt auction will NOT be webcast on Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m. The Live Quilt Auction will now be held inside the National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson St. If you [Read More]

Quilt Show Setup has Begun

While the water is rising in the Ohio River, the AQS staff is busy with alternate preparations for the 27th AQS Quilt Show & Contest. Yesterday we had a 12-hour period to decide what we would do when the city told us they were planning to install the flood [Read More]

A Few Show Changes

Due to high water along the lower Ohio River at Paducah, the floodgates that protect the city are being installed. To protect the safety of visitors to the American Quilter’s Society annual Quilt Show & Contest, events usually held at the Paducah-McCracken County [Read More]

Parking at the Paducah Quilt Show

Since the Executive Inn is now completely torn down, we will have a lot more parking places where the hotel once stood. Here is a link to a map that shows you the Parking areas, the bus route, and the locations of the Expo Center, the Convention Center, and the Pavilion. [Read More]

Coming attractions: Supersized July issue!

Coming attractions: Supersized July issue!

The next issue of American Quilter magazine (July 2011) will be published in mid-May, shortly after the annual AQS show in Paducah. To accommodate all the winning quilts from both the AQS Lancaster and Paducah shows, we’ve added more pages to the [Read More]

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AQS Winners Honored in Mississippi

Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

Mary’s Story – One Woman, One Mission

Mary’s Story – One Woman, One Mission

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!

Free Pattern – A Cherry Pie Block!

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

Booking Hotel Rooms in Chattanooga

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

Technology & Quiltmaking

Technology & Quiltmaking

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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