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

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Phone: 270-898-7903
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5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

Quilting Community AQS News

October 2012 Events at The National Quilting Museum

by AQS Staff

October Events

Material Witnesses & Priscilla Sage
On Exhibit September 14 - December 10
See the Innovative quilts by the Manhattan Quilters Guild and Priscilla Sage's exciting three dimensional fabric sculptures.

Blending the Old & the New
On Exhibit July 13 - October 16, 2012
See Paul Pilgrim's work incorporating antique quilt blocks into new quilts.

My Accidental Quilt Collection
On Exhibit October 19, 2012 -January 14, 2013
Antique quilts from the Alan Luger Collection.

Quilt Appraisal Day
Highly acclaimed appraiser, Gerald Roy of Warner, N.H., will be conducting a Quilt Appraisal Day Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 10 - 3 pm. This is an opportunity for people to find out information about the quilt's pattern, fabrics, techniques, quality of construction, condition, replacement value and an approximate age of quilt. Each quilt appraisal costs $50 and takes about 30 minutes. Pre-registration with a $20 deposit is required. For more information, or to register for this event, contact the museum at (270) 442-8856 or

4th Annual Halloween Black Light Museum Tour
Won’t you join us for our 4th annual Halloween Black Light Tour, Friday October 26th? See the Museum quilts in a “different” light as we lock the doors, turn off the lights, and turn on the “Black Lights.” Who knows what you’ll see in the quilts... Costumes are encouraged. Treats provided. Reservations Recommended... 270-442-8856. 5:15 - 6:16 pm $5

Beginner Machine Applique Class
Live in the Paducah area? Now is the time to sign up for our very popular Adult Beginner Workshops with Karen Allen. These 5-week classes are designed for adult beginners. Participants will finish a holiday inspired wall hanging. Cost: $50 plus materials. Contact Becky Glasby to register., 270-442-8856.



My Accidental Quilt Collection
On Exhibit October 19, 2012 -January 14, 2013
Antique quilts from the Alan Luger Collection.


Annual Holiday Open House
Saturday, November 3rd, 10 am - 5 pm & Sunday, November 4th, 1 - 5 pm. enjoy 50% off 1 item in the gift shop.










The National Quilt Museum is a non-profit institution located at 215 Jefferson Street in downtown Paducah, KY. The Museum is open year-round Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST. The Museum is also open on Sundays 1-5 p.m. April - October. The National Quilt Museum is ADA compliant.


The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports The National Quilt Museum with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.