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

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5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

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August, 2017

Pieces of a Collection: Selected Quilts from the Collection

Apr. 22, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017
"Pieces of a Collection: Selected Quilts from the Pioneer Woman Museum" will showcase historically significant quilts from the museum's permanent collection. Located in Ponca City, Oklahoma, a thriving rural town in northeastern Oklahoma, the Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum is home to the world famous Pioneer Woman Statue and a collection of 10,000+ objects highlighting women's history in Oklahoma.

  • Sponsor: Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum
  • Location: Pioneer Woman Museum
  • Admission: $7 Adults $5 Seniors $4 Students Group Rates 10 or more
  • Contact: Robbin Davis, Museum Director, 580-765-6108
  • Email: piown@okhistory.org
  • Web Site Link: www.pioneerwomanmuseum.com

Future Fabrication: SDA 2017 Annual International Exhibition In Print

Jul. 12, 2017 - Sep. 15, 2017
EXHIBITION IN PRINT: SDA member and non-member artists working in or inspired by fiber arts and/or textile media are invited to submit work for a juried issue of the Surface Design Journal, Future Fabrication: SDA Annual International Exhibition in Print. Selected work will appear in print in the Winter 2017/18 issue of the Surface Design Journal (publication date December 23, 2017). In celebration of SDA's 40th anniversary, this Exhibition In Print aims to recognize the diversity of talent working within the fields of fiber and surface design as well as other practices that utilize fiber and textile materials. This year's theme, Future Fabrication, asks artists to think about how innovations related to fiber and textile materials might shape our future. SDA warmly invites entries that consider advancements in technological innovation, material exploration, as well as provide a glimpse into the future through concept and form. Artists working in all media invited to apply. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY FEE: This exhibition is open to all artists, with discounted entry fee offered to members of Surface Design Association (SDA). Artists may enter up to three pieces/images. 2D and 3D works are eligible, as is documentation of time-based media, performance, or conceptual work. As the call is for an exhibition in print, only photographic documentation of work will be accepted for consideration. Work must have been completed since January 1, 2014. Work executed under classroom/educational guidance or supervision is not eligible.

Quilts Across the Heartland

Aug. 01, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2017
Opportunity for quilters to show their talents; any kind of quilting. No entry fee. Free to view quilts during museum hours; normal fee to view museum. Contact us for entry form.

Circleville Goodtime Quilt Show

Aug. 03, 2017 - Aug. 05, 2017
24th Annual Quilt Show...1476 Lancaster Pike (US Rte 22 E), Circleville, Ohio...Thur & Fri 9 am to 5 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm...more than 150 quilts on display...featuring 20 master quilters, door prizes, raffle quilt, demos, little quilt (and more) silent auction, merchant mall,guild sales room, scissor sharpening. Handicapped accessible

Making Our Mark, Surface Design Association 40th Anniversary Intensive

Aug. 03, 2017 - Aug. 06, 2017
Surface Design Association NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Date: March 25, 2017 Contact: info@surfacedesign.org Making Our Mark, Surface Design Association 40th Anniversary Intensive: Final Lineup of Speakers, plus Registration Now Open Surface Design Association will hold its biennial conference, Making Our Mark: SDA at 40, in Portland, Oregon, August 3-6, 2017. SDA is a 501c3 non-profit textile arts organization, dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design. Making Our Mark focuses on Past, Present and Future with a lineup of keynote speakers, panel discussions, demonstrations and exhibitions. Conference partners are Portland State University and Oregon College of Art and Craft. Additional sponsors include the American Crafts Council and Friends of Fiber Art. Registration via the SDA website is now open. Keynote speakers include Sheila Pepe, Josh Faught, Aram Han Sifuentes and Jane Lackey. Friday’s “Concept + Context Day” events will take place at Portland State University, with presentations by speakers by Josh Faught (keynote), Shelley Socolofsky (sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance), Aaron McIntosh, and Patricia Courtney Gold. Also included are panel discussions Crossing Generations moderated by Jane Sauer, and Fashion & Technology Panel. Selected SDA members will present work in 20x20x40, a PechaKucha-like event. Friday will end with Jane Lackey’s public keynote lecture, The Substance of Marks, sponsored by the American Craft Council. Saturday will be “Concept + Practice Day” at Oregon College of Art and Craft, with concurrent demos and presentations throughout the day in areas such as OCAC’s Fab Lab and jacquard weaving studios, Susan Stover, Wildcraft Studio School, Jorie Johnson, and Jeana Eve Klein. Additional presentations include Adrienne Sloane, Mary Babcock, Gretchen Morrissey, Kiranada Sterling Benjamin, The Power of Eight Artist Group, Jo Hamilton, Ja Young Hwang and Amy Lund. Friday will end with a reception for Crossing Generations at OCAC’s Hoffman Gallery. The Conference concludes with Awards and final keynote address by Aram Han Sifuentes on Sunday morning. 40th Anniversary Commemorations will take place throughout the conference. Several concurrent events and exhibits will also take place. They include Crossing Generations: Past, Present, Future, an invitational 40th Anniversary exhibit at OCAC’s Hoffman Gallery, curated by Jane Sauer, as well as A Space to Enter, works by Jane Lackey in Autzen Gallery, PSU. In addition, SDA will feature Future Tense, an exhibition of student work in the MK +AB Gallery at PSU, and Small Works: SDA at 40 members’ exhibit at OCAC. A pop-up trunk show and sale of members’ works will take place on Thursday afternoon at PSU. Special events for students include a breakout session with Sheila Pepe, mentoring and networking, scholarship assistance, 10x20 Students Making Our Mark student presentation, Future Tense student exhibition, and discounted student registration rates and economical dormitory accommodations. Planned as a more intimate experience allowing plenty of networking opportunities, attendees must be SDA members. Student memberships are available. Housing is available to conferees through the University Place Hotel & Conference Center, as well as in Portland State University dormitories. Conference registration fees are $390 for regular attendees, $200 for students. About SDA: Surface Design Association, a 501c3 non-profit textile arts organization founded in 1977, is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through member-supported benefits including publications, exhibitions and conferences. Learn more at www.surfacedesign.org. For questions, contact info@surfacedesign.org or call 707-829-3110.

A Garden of Quilts - Quilt Show

Aug. 05, 2017 - Aug. 06, 2017
More than 200 quilts from members and other local quilters hung in 2 gymnasiums. Demos, members challenge, make-and-take workshops, vendors and more. Check the website for the latest details or to enter your quilt in our show.

Diamond State Quilt Show 2017

Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017
Wonderful quilts will be judged for ribbons at our show. We will have great vendors that will offer a variety of quilt related products at this event. Refreshments will be available for purchase from the Fire Hall Auxiliary people. Elkton is right off of I-95 and signs will direct you to the quilt show. Lodging is available on the main road to the event. Our last show was in 2013 and was a huge success. We are on Facebook as the Diamond State Quilt Show 2017.

  • Sponsor: Ladybug Quilt Guild of Newark De
  • Location: Singerly Fire Hall, Elkton Md
  • Admission: $10 for all three days
  • Contact: Peg Parsons
  • Email: parsonsp1217@comcast.net

Coshocton Canal Quilters Quilt Show 2017

Aug. 11, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017
“Quilting Creatively – One Shape at a Time”. 30th Annual Quilt Show in Coshocton, Ohio. August 11-12-13. 2017. Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-3pm. If you love quilts of all kinds and sizes, come join us. Over 200 quilts will be on exhibit including applique, pieced, hand and machine embroidered, holiday, and art/innovative quilts. . Hundreds of visitors from across Ohio and beyond attend this charming, enjoyable annual show. The home of Roscoe Village, 80 miles East of Columbus. Free parking. New venue, air conditioned, one floor.

Quilts In The Aspens

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT: Quilts in the Aspens Please add to your calender THE 11TH Annual quilt show of Quilter’s Above the Clouds Guild is August 12th, 2017 from 9-4 at the middle School, 600 E. Kelly’s Road, Woodland Park . More than 150 quilts and quilted items will be featured in nine categories. Vintage quits will be shown in an old- fashion bed turning. Vendors will offer items for sale and guild members will demonstrate various quilting techniques. A boutique will feature quilted and handmade items for sale. Admission $ 5, and under age 16 free.

  • Sponsor: Above the Clouds Quilt Guld
  • Location: WoodlandPark, CO
  • Admission: $5 adults under 16 free
  • Contact: Betty King 719 659 8600
  • Email: getking0104@msn.com

Stitcher Paradise

Aug. 17, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017
Stitcher Paradise is Florida’s summer quilting event! Come for a day or come to stay. Enjoy a tropical getaway showcasing an oasis of fabric, thread, and stitching at the beautiful Grand Hyatt right on Tampa Bay. Experience a taste of Quilt Market with displays of new fall fabric collections from our Premium Corporate Sponsors, RJR, Art Gallery Fabrics, Timeless Treasures and Dear Stella. Meet the Designers and Artists. Shop from select retailers and pre-order upcoming fabric lines. Mark Sherman, Gina Perkes and Toni Steere headline a cast of outstanding teachers bringing a variety of classes: piecing, art, trapunto, modern, free motion and longarm quilting, quilt restoration, Shashiko and more. Learning opportunities continue into the evening with trunk shows by Toni Steere and Gina Perkes. Plenty of free parking and Bus parking. Group admission rates. Follow us online https://www.facebook.com/StitcherParadise/ and https://www.instagram.com/StitcherParadise/ Amazing overnight rates at the Grand Hyatt. Register through www.stitcherparadise.com by July 17th.

  • Sponsor: Innova Quilting Systems, RJR Fabrics, Art Gallery Fabrics, Timeless Treasures, D
  • Location: Grand Hyatt of Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa FL 33607
  • Admission: $15 preregister three day admission, $20 at the door
  • Contact: Sharen Weber, 813-925-9029
  • Email: info@stitcherparadise.com
  • Web Site Link: www.stitcherparadise.com

Passion for Piecing

Aug. 18, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017
I-80 exit 220 so. on Hwy 149 to Williamsburg. Bi-annual quilt show. St. Mary's Comm. Center, Corner of Hwy 149 and Penn St.on Fri- 10-7 and Sat 9-3. Raffle quilt, great quilts, Vendors. Concessions. Quilt Apprasier, Also City event 'Stella's Jam'- variety of music in city park on Sat. Aug. 19th 1 block away all day and eve.

  • Sponsor: Iowa County Heartland Quilters
  • Location: Williamsburg,Iowa
  • Admission: $5
  • Contact: Jeannette Peirce
  • Email: jpeirce2454@gmail.com