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Posts Tagged ‘AQS Quilt Show – Des Moines’

Terri Tope: Quilting – In Her Own Words

Terri Tope: Quilting – In Her Own Words

Quilting has been my joy, and sharing it has been one of my greatest pleasures. It seems likeI have sewn all my life – starting with doll clothes and then on to 4-H clothing projects. It wasn’t until being put on bed rest while pregnant with my oldest daughter that [Read More]

A new look in the new year

A new look in the new year

The new year is a great time for fresh starts, so the design/editorial team at American Quilter magazine is delighted to debut a “magazine makeover” with our March 2010 issue. This issue is at the printer now, and will be arriving in your mailbox (if [Read More]

AQS Give-away – Des Moines

AQS Give-away – Des Moines

Did you register for the 2009 AQS Des Moines Give-away? Below is the sewing room and HandiQuilter machine that was won by Sandy Norris, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Here is what Sandy won: One HandiQuilter® Machine Quilting System including HQ Sixteen™ with Table and [Read More]

Halloween at the Des Moines Quilt Show

Halloween at the Des Moines Quilt Show

Kids of all ages can have fun at Halloween. Since Halloween was on Saturday during the AQS Quilt Expo, several of our vendors (and AQS staff) dressed for the occasion. President Meredith Schroeder (the one dressed as a flapper) presents a check to the Des Moines Area [Read More]

One More Day to attend the AQS Quilt Expo in Des Moines

One More Day to attend the AQS Quilt Expo in Des Moines

Today is the last day of the AQS Quilt Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. The show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are 1,001 quilts to see. Here’s a peak at some of the special quilt exhibits. The Des Moines Area Quilters Guild shows off the beautiful quilts made by its [Read More]

Denim Day at the Quilt Show

Denim Day at the Quilt Show

Thursday was Denim Day at the AQS Quilt Expo – Des Moines. The staff at the Iowa Events Center participated in the AQS Denim Day. They all wore jeans to work on Thursday too. Laurie Malm, Cheri Meineke-Johnson – Authors of Dressed Up Denim Laurie Malm and Cheri [Read More]

At the Des Moines AQS Quilt Expo

At the Des Moines AQS Quilt Expo

Here is a sneak peak at what’s in store for you when you arrive at the Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines for the AQS Quilt Expo. A crowd of quilters gathered for the opening of the show on Wednesday morning. A variety of quilts are featured in special [Read More]

Des Moines Best of Show

Des Moines Best of Show

What a thrill it was to chat with Karen Kay Buckley (on left in the photo) in front of her magnificent quilt, Arabesque, at the AQS show here in Des Moines. The quilt, which is hand appliqued and machine quilted, was three years in the making. The detail in this quilt is [Read More]

AQS-Sanctioned Events in Des Moines

AQS-Sanctioned Events in Des Moines

As you are making your plans to attend the AQS Quilt Expo in Des Moines, be sure to include these AQS-sanctioned events in your schedule. There will be a free shuttle from the Iowa Events Center to these locations. There are more quilts to see in each of these sanctioned [Read More]

Des Moines Advanced Registration is Now Closed

Des Moines Advanced Registration is Now Closed

You can check out Des Moines, the Iowa capitol city, at night, but during the day you need to be at the Iowa Events Center for the AQS Quilt Expo – Des Moines, October 28 – 31, 2009. Show hours are Wednesday, October 28 – Friday, October 30, 9 a.m. to 6 [Read More]

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