Thursday February 27th 2014

‘Paducah Show’ Archives

New Tentmaker Appliqué Art at AQS Spring Shows

New Tentmaker Appliqué Art at AQS Spring Shows

In early December, Jenny Bowker and I flew to Cairo, Egypt, to select pieces of appliqué art by the Tentmakers of Cairo for the AQS spring shows. We spent four full days, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., going from shop to shop, selecting new pieces. Here are a few photos we took [Read More]

Contest Deadline for QuiltWeek™ in Paducah Approaching

Did you include entering a major quilt contest on your “quilting” bucket list? If you answered “YES,” then there’s no reason why the AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah contest in April 2013 can’t be the one for you. More than $120,000 in [Read More]

AQS QuiltWeek™ Shows – Spring 2013

AQS QuiltWeek™ Shows – Spring 2013

2013 is fast approaching and it’s time to begin thinking about the spring quilt shows. The AQS quilt shows have a new look and you’ll get to experience a fun week of fantastic quilts, shopping especially for quilters, exciting special events, and all of the [Read More]

AQS – Exclusive Representative for the Tentmakers of Cairo

Recently the Tentmakers of Cairo, Jenny Bowker as curator, and the American Quilter’s Society signed agreements designating the American Quilter’s Society as the exclusive representative of the Tentmakers of Cairo for the exhibition and sales of their applique [Read More]

Meet Bonnie Browning – AQS Show Director

Take a walk with AQS  Show Director, Bonnie Browning as she shows you what it’s like to coordinate the Paducah Quilt Show & Contest. This is a video from a few years back, so those of you who have attended the Paducah show may notice something in the video that [Read More]

Stitching on the Road

Stitching on the Road

Today we had a nice surprise when Betty Burnett, whose calling card says “Home Motor For Real,” stopped by the AQS office. She shared some of the projects she’s made from American Quilter magazine. So we dropped in to the AQS photography studio and had our [Read More]

Best Quilt Show Experience Ever– It’s All in the Planning

Best Quilt Show Experience Ever– It’s All in the Planning

Plans are being finalized all over the country for the 2013 quilt shows. And that means you could be thinking about the shows you want to attend and what you will do there. Where do you start with making your plans? Decide which shows you want to attend. We hope you are [Read More]

How to Enter a Quilt Contest

Have your friends been telling you that you should enter your quilts in some contests? If so, now is the time. The deadlines for the spring AQS Quilt Shows are fast approaching. But you still have time to get that binding sewn on, take a full view and a detail photo of your [Read More]

AQS Quilt Contest Deadlines

AQS Quilt Contest Deadlines

Attention Quilters! The deadline for 2013 AQS Quilt Contest entries for Lancaster and Paducah is quickly approaching. It’s time to get those entry forms and photos sent in! You can’t win if you don’t enter! Lancaster 2013 Contest Entry Deadline: November 19, 2012 Over [Read More]

Lucky Annette Blaschuk Wins the New Car

When you sign up for anything “free,” you always wonder who the winner is. Annette Blaschuk of Niles, Michigan, is the lucky winner of the bright red 2012 Ford Focus given away by the American Quilter’s Society on Saturday, August 25, at 2:00 p.m. AQS is [Read More]

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Beth Schillig’s Best Innovative Quilt at Phoenix

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Beth Schillig enjoys a chat about her quilt, WANDERING ‘ROUND MY WORLD, with AQS Show Director, Bonnie Browning, [Read More]

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