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Posts Tagged ‘Paducah 2011’

My Quilt Story: Janet Atkins

My Quilt Story: Janet Atkins

Kaaterskill took me four years to make. It won 3rd place in the Handmade Quilt category at the 2010 IQA show in Houston, among other honors. Quilter’s Newsletter magazine asked me to send it to them for photography, and they selected it as the cover of the June/July 2011 [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]

Bid at the Quilt Auction from Home

Don’t miss the National Quilt Museum’s live quilt auction, Thursday, April 28, 6 to 8 p.m. This year you can call in bids using the AQS Webcast of the auction. The webcast will be live and will be free for anyone who wants to watch or bid. If you subscribe to other [Read More]

Timetable for the Royal Wedding… in Paducah Time

Timetable for the Royal Wedding… in Paducah Time

The wedding of  Prince William and Catherine Middleton takes place on Friday, April 29, at 5:00 a.m. Paducah time. If you want to get up really early while you are at the AQS Quilt Show, here is the timetable for all of the activities before and after the [Read More]

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