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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 News

Cindy Seitz-Krug Takes Best of Show Honors in Lancaster, PA

Winning Quilt - “Simply Sante Fe”

by Sylvia J. Thomas


March 16, 2011, Paducah, Ky. - The 2011 AQS Quilt Show & Contest - Lancaster, PA, has opened and the winners have been announced! Congratulations to Cindy Seitz-Krug of Bakersfield, CA, for winning Best of Show with her stunning quilt, SIMPLY SANTE FE.

A list of all the winners is posted here: We want to congratulate all the winners and contestants!

Quilters are gathering in Lancaster, PA, for four days of quilts, shopping, and education at the Lancaster County Convention Center. This is the second year that AQS has held this event in Lancaster. This year, quilters will enjoy the beauty, creativity, and artistry of 400 quilts on display. More than 175 contestants competed for $44,000 in cash awards with the Best of Show receiving $10,000. The Merchant Mall has 249 vendors waiting with sewing machines, fabric, patterns, thread, scissors, templates, rulers and everything else quilty that you can imagine.

And you don’t want to miss the special events! The Quilter’s Link, All-Star Review, AQS Author Roundtable, Quilters’ Fun Night with Dianne S. Hire & Bonnie Browning, Ricky Tims Concert, Quilts & More, Brunch with Karen Kay Buckley, and more.

This show is a “must attend” event that quilters will be talking about for quite some time.

Show Times (Eastern Time):

Wednesday–Friday (3/16–3/18), 9 am to 6 pm

Saturday (3/19), 9 am to 5 pm