Want to learn about a variety of topics at the AQS Quilt Show at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, August 22 – 25, 2012? The lectures are one hour in length, and are presented by our talented teaching staff.
The lectures are:
Developing the Artist Within through Quilts and Wearable Arts – Melinda Bula
Take a humorous look through the eyes of a quilt artist as she finds her way through the world of art.
A Look at History Through the Eye of a Needle – Zena Thorpe
Learn how women for centuries have used their needlework to document their lives and tell their stories.
Create an Impressionistic Art Quilt By Fusing and Fabric Painting – Lenore Crawford
Learn how to use fusing and fabric painting techniques to create art quilts with depth and color.
Solving the Publishing Puzzle – Andi Reynolds
How can you get your quilt book idea published. Learn what it’s like to work with AQS.
The Business of Being in Business in the Quilt World – Bonnie Browning, Suzan Ellis and Andi Reynolds
So you want to start a business in the quilting world – then you should start with this presentation.
Fabric A to Z – Alex Anderson
Do you wonder what to do with all the fabulous fabrics available to us today and how get the most benefit from your stash?
Wonderful 1 Fabric Quilts – A Great (not one but Three) Trunk Show – Kay Nickols
Find out how to use one fabric to make an entire quilt – Kay share her exciting new process to do just that.
Give and Tape Applique – Trunk Show – Susan Purney Mark
Learn about positive and negative design and a two-for-one technique that makes tricky shapes super easy to applique.
Win, Place or Show – What Does It Take to Make an Award-winning Quilt? – Cathy Wiggins
How do you create a quilt that wins ribbons? Cathy shares what she wishes she had known when she first started entering shows.
Quilt Rescue – Anita Shackelford
With thousands of antique quilts out there, Anita shares her adventures in quilting old tops and exciting redesigns to save them.
The Quilt Collaborations of Sue Nickels and Pat Holly – Sue Nickels
Think you would like to work on a quilt with another quilter, Sue shares things she and her sister Pat Holly have learned in their collaborations.
If you want to receive your name badge in the mail, be sure to register by July 20; after that date name badges will be held for pickup at the Will Call desk at the show. All international name badges are held for pickup at the show. Last day for advance registration and to receive a discount on admission is August 1, 2012, at 3 p.m.