AQS QuiltWeek Shows

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Iowa Events Center
730 3rd St.
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Wednesday, Sept 27, 2023 - 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday, Sept 28, 2023 - 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday, Sept 29, 2023 - 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday, Sept 30, 2023 - 9:00 am–4:00 pm

Quilts in the Capital City

Join AQS in Des Moines, Iowa for a week of quilts! Take quilt classes, enjoy lectures, and shop fabrics, notions and more at the Vendor Merchant Mall. Most of all, be inspired as you explore beautiful quilts, from award-winning and semi-finalist contest quilts to special exhibits.

While you're enjoying QuiltWeek, be sure to check out the local area. Take a break in the Botanical Garden and shop at the local boutiques. There's so much to see and do, you'll want to stay the week!

We can't wait to see you in Des Moines!

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Quilt Appraisals

AQS Certified Quilt Appraisers will appraise new or antique/vintage quilts for insurance replacement, or for sale or donation purposes.

No appointment is necessary, but you can contact Bonnie Browning at 270-898-7903, ext. 146 or to schedule a day and time.

Walk-in appraisals for AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, IA 2023 will be held Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Appraisal Fee: $75 per quilt, payable at the AQS Information Center prior to the appraisal.
You’ll receive your written appraisal no later than 30 days after the close of the show.