Wednesday December 30th 2015

‘QuiltWeek’ Archives

Video: Sally Manke Takes First Place with Spring Stroll

Video: Sally Manke Takes First Place with Spring Stroll

Sally Manke received the first place award in the Small Wall Quilts: Fiber Art category sponsored by Superior Threads at the AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah in 2015. The quilt drew a great deal of attention because of its unusual construction technique. Her unique quilt, [Read More]

Video: Margaret Solomon Gunn Wins with Autumn’s Surrender

Video: Margaret Solomon Gunn Wins with Autumn’s Surrender

AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters interviews Margaret Solomon Gunn about her quilt, Autumn’s Surrender, first place winner in the Small Wall Quilts: Longarm Machine Quilted category at the 2015 Paducah QuiltWeek event. The design is original and the fabric is [Read More]

Sally Manke Wins WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge

Sally Manke talks with AQS Director of Education Melissa Winters about her winning quilt in the WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge. It will be on display along with the other 95 contest entries at every AQS QuiltWeek coming up in 2015! Sally uses a special machine to mimic hand [Read More]

Gina Perkes’ Nostalgia is Longarm Winner!

Gina Perkes’ Nostalgia is Longarm Winner!

Gina Perkes’ quilt, Nostalgia, won the APQS Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award at the Paducah QuiltWeek event in 2015. Gina is overwhelmed to realize that her quilt will be hanging in The National Quilt Museum starting the day after the show! Find out more about this [Read More]

Ricky and Lucy: Prize Winning Quilt!

Ricky and Lucy: Prize Winning Quilt!

At the 2015 AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah, the BERNINA of America, Inc., Best Home Machine Workmanship Award winners were Nancy Sterett Martin and Karen Sistek. After Karen painted the birds on silk, Nancy quilted this award-winner. Watch the video below to learn about the [Read More]

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The Fantastic Fibers Exhibit is a Quilter’s Delight

The FANTASTIC FIBERS exhibit at The Yeiser Art Center opened on April 11, 2015, and I was there! This exhibit has all kinds of fiber art to tickle your imagination and is one of The Center’s most engaging, innovative, and colorful exhibits. FANTASTIC FIBERS is an [Read More]

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Ten Years of Building Quilts for Love

Baby Lock Celebrates 10 Years of Building Quilts for Love Over 500 Quilts Donated to Local Hospital Patients Every year, thousands of quilters from around the country flock to Paducah, Kentucky, for the annual AQS QuiltWeek. This year, those who stop at the Baby Lock booth [Read More]

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

Paducky Duck Races Set For April 25, 2015!

We’re having a lot of fun in the AQS home office buying ducks and Quack Packs! A big challenge is ON! AQS is a sponsor of the new Paducky Derby, a sanctioned event of AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2015. The ducks will make their way across the pond at Noble Park [Read More]

Fantastic Fibers 2015

Fantastic Fibers 2015

The Fantastic Fibers 2015 international juried exhibition is about to open! All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center April 1-June 6, 2015. The Fantastic Fibers exhibit is an AQS QuiltWeek sanctioned event. Traditionally, Yeiser Art Center receives [Read More]

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

OCTOBER SKY: a Winner in Lancaster in 2015

In this new video, Bethanne Nemesh discusses the fabrics and the processes used in making her pictographic quilt, October Sky, the Best Wall Quilt winner at the AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster in March 2015. The incredible quilt includes 31 stitched creatures and a wide variety [Read More]

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