Wednesday January 29th 2014

Quilt Shows

Immerse yourself in a community and experience of quilting.

The American Quilter’s Society brings quilters from around the world for four international quilting events. Each quilt show features:

  • Quilt contests with cash prizes (over $250,000 awarded each year)
  • Showcase of award-winning quilts
  • Workshops taught by expert instructors
  • Merchant mall with the latest quiltmaking supplies
  • Quilt appraisals
  • Exclusive events especially for quilters

 


2013 AQS Quilt Shows & Contests

March 13 – 16, 2013: Lancaster, PA

April 24 – 27, 2013, Paducah, KY

August 14 – 17, 2013: Grand Rapids, MI

October 2 – 5, 2013, Des Moines, IA

 


More Quilt Show Features

  • Quick and Easy Quilt Sleeve

    Whether it's for a contest or for your living room, some quilts are meant to be hung! AQS Show Director Bonnie Browning shows you step by step how to add a quick and easy sleeve to the back of your quilt. http://youtu.be/m_Vd82aSiAA

  • Aspiring Author? E-mail our editors!

    It’s not too late to call or e-mail the AQS editors to make an appointment to meet at AQS QuiltWeek® – Phoenix, Arizona 2014! They would love to speak with you about book, booklet, article, and pattern ideas. Do you dream of being a published a...

  • Phoenix Transportation

    You can make traveling from Phoenix and surrounding cities easy. Discounted rates are available from RideSKOOT shuttle service, either from your home in the cities listed below, or to/from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. No need to look for a...

  • AQS Celebration Continues in Lancaster

    The fourth AQS QuiltWeek® in the heart of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, will continue the 30th anniversary celebration of the American Quilter’s Society. The show will be held at the Lancaster County Convention Center in downtown Lancaster, March ...

  • Fantastic Fibers 2014

    Fantastic Fibers 2014 is an international competitive fiber art exhibition hosted by the The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah, Kentucky, April 5-May 24, 2014. It’s a showcase of a wide range of outstanding works related to the fiber medium. All forms of ...

  • It's Time to Enter the Giving Quilt Challenge!

    At AQS QuiltWeek® - Grand Rapids, Michigan 2013 in October, the first Quilted in Honor Challenge, the Giving Quilt Challenge, was announced. Quilted in Honor is a fundraising initiative, initiated by Island Batik, intended to harness the collective po...

  • The Silk Road Tour, Part II

    In this video, Claudia Pfeil continues to describe her special exhibit, The Silk Road Tour, which appeared at two recent AQS QuiltWeeks. This week, you’ll see Part II – the progression of her quilting style to beautifully beaded, all-silk works ...

  • New Year! New Shows!

    Quilters just like you have given us 30 years of quilting excitement! We’re celebrating in seven beautiful cities this year—and we look forward to seeing YOU there. Each show will open for class registration and ticket sales four weeks before eac...

  • Ready to Escape Winter?

    With the holidays over, now it is time to plan your trip SOUTH to escape the rigors of winter – the cold, the snow, the shoveling, and driving on slick roads. Take advantage of the great hotel rates in Phoenix, Arizona, for AQS QuiltWeek® durin...

  • The Silk Road Tour, Part 1

    Walk alongside Claudia Pfeil as she takes you on The Silk Road Tour, her special exhibit which appeared at two recent AQS QuiltWeeks. This week, you’ll see Part I – the evolution of Claudia's quilting style beginning with her very first quilt. W...

  • Have Your Cupcake and Quilts Too!

    Be among the first to kick off American Quilter's Society's 30th Anniversary year at AQS QuiltWeek® at the Phoenix Convention Center, February 5 - 8, 2014! The first 300 attendees will receive an anniversary cupcake...to give you a little ext...

  • What’s On Your Christmas Wish List?

    Have you made out your Christmas list? I know it always helps to drop a few hints here and there—or in some cases to make out a list. Here are some things you might want to add to your Christmas list or maybe get as gifts for your quilting friends: ...

  • Divide and Conquer!

    Twenty-seven members of the Milwaukee Art Quilters worked together to divide their award-winning "The Jennings Homestead" design, create their blocks, and put it back together. The result? This intricately beautiful quilt, which won Third Place in the ...

  • Janet Stone's Wall Quilt Winner

    Inspired by tiny charms and the alphabet, Janet Stone won the Moda Best Wall Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2013 with a wall quilt in a style that’s a modern take on a ‘sampler.’ The quilt, CHARM SCHOOL, now resides at The Nationa...

  • Quilt Appraiser Certification--Is it for You?

    What do appraisers do? Appraisers are expected to assign a value to a quilt determined by a variety of methods. These methods are based upon factual data gathered from consummated sales in the current market place. Quilt appraisals conducted ...

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