Wednesday September 24th 2014

‘Paducah Show’ Archives

Deadline for 2012 Instructor Applications

Time is running out for those interested in being an instructor for our 2012 AQS Show and Contest.  The deadline to apply is Friday, July 22. To learn more on how to be an instructor click here. Make sure you fill out one application for each workshop and please include [Read More]

Calling All Instructors!!

Calling All Instructors!!

There’s still six months left in the year, but we’re looking ahead to 2012. It’s time to start marking your calendars and getting ready for next year’s quilt shows. We’re sending out the call for instructors for the 2012 shows. We start in [Read More]

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]

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