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American Quilter's Society
PO Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002-3290

Toll-free (for orders only, please):
Phone: 270-898-7903
Fax: 270-898-1173

Physical Street Address for UPS/FedEx Shipments Only:
5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

Quilting Community AQS Authors

Kathryn Schmidt

Kathryn Schmidt

After creating hundreds of quilts over the past 35 years, Kathryn Schmidt wants to break free of all the rules, and she wants to bring you along with her. She believes that everyone can be a fearless quilt designer with just a bit of creativity and a good sense of adventure.

Kathy loves to teach and focuses her efforts on contemporary designs. She is involved in a lifelong love affair with colors and beautiful fabrics that she hopes will never end. Her patterns are marketed through her company, Quirks, Ltd. (

Kathy lives in Michigan with her husband, Keith. They have two grown and married children and one grandson. She is approaching retirement from her job-that-pays-the-bills and will celebrate when she has more quilting time.

Books by Kathryn Schmidt