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

Toll-free (for orders only, please):
1-800-626-5420
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

American Quilter’s Society Presents AQS QuiltWeek® – Grand Rapids, MI 2017

by Katherine Rupp, Marketing Director

 

 

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce its popular AQS QuiltWeek event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Grand Rapids AQS QuiltWeek will run from August 16 to 19 at the DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503.

More than 15,000 people are expected to converge on the Grand Rapids area to enjoy four days of the best in international quilt and textile artistry. More than 450 quilts will be on display, with more than $50,000 in prizes to be awarded at the event for quilting excellence. In addition, AQS QuiltWeek will be hosting a series of workshops with some of the top talent in the quilt industry and an extensive Merchant Mart comprised of both local and national vendors.

Included in the AQS QuiltWeek celebrated exhibits are Freehand Patchwork by Danny Liu, America’s Heritage of Appliqué Quilts from the Christ Collection, New Quilts From an Old Favorite: Flying Geese from the Collection of the National Quilt Museum, Australia Wide Five, and more. Evening events feature world-renowned celebrities presenting their unique spin on fabric, quilting, and life, including dynamic sessions with Susan Cleveland and Leni Wiener.

Admission to AQS QuiltWeek includes access to all special exhibits and the Merchant Mall with hundreds of quilting items for sale. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, August 16 - 18, and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19. Ticket and additional information can be found at QuiltWeek.com/grand-rapids or by calling 1-270-898-7903. The event is open to the public.

 

About the American Quilter’s Society

The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 33 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice. At AQS, we believe that with the proper resources, the creative individual can take their quilting projects beyond what they can imagine. For more information on the American Quilter’s Society, please visit http://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.

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