Quilting and Crafts

Short Tours

Whitehaven Welcome Center Tour Tours of 1860s antebellum mansion. I-24, Exit 7 Handicapped accessible Tours daily every half-hour, 1 - 4 PM Quilt Show hours: 9:30 AM - 4 PM Free. 270/554-2077 City Tours of Paducah April 22 & 23 Narrated 90-minute bus tours of the city leaving from the entrance of the Paducah Expo Center. 9 AM, 11 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM The 9 AM & 1:30 PM...

Trolley & Bus Routes

Park & Ride Parking & Shuttle Service Free off-site parking during the day for cars, tour buses and RVs with complimentary shuttle service to Quilt Show. Carson Park, Joe Clifton Dr. (28th St.) & Madison. Special requests or questions, 270/444-8700. Each Evening begining at 7 PM, B & C combine routes - use bus B; and A & D combine routes - use bus A Trolley...

Quilting Lectures & Classes

MAQS Plans Workshops The AQS and West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) have partnered to enable participants to earn college credit for classes taken at workshops at AQS shows, classes provided by The National Quilt Museum (formerly MAQS) in Paducah, Kentucky, and online quilting classes provided by WKCTC. More than 60 are enrolled in the Basic Quilting...

Facts and Tips

We will again have The Men's Den! Relax -get--a-way space! Second floor of the Executive Inn. Distance from Paducah These surounding towns offer outings and fun things to do. Information will be posted as plans are finalized. Grand Rivers, KY - 23 miles Wickliffe, KY - 32 miles Draffenville, KY - 20 miles Barlow, KY - 25 miles Carrsville, KY - 46 miles Marion, KY - 55 miles...

Exhibits

Yeiser Art Center Fantastic Fibers: Dressed To Thrill An exhibit dedicated to highlighting trends in contemporary fashion & textiles. An annual juried exhibition encompassing both traditional & non-traditional media. Extended hours during quilt show. The Yeiser Art Center (founded 1957) supported by The Kentucky Arts Council is a non-profit visual arts gallery located...

Demonstrations & Teaching Opportunities

Quilt Central Academy for Demonstrations & Teaching Opportunities Quilt Central Academy Top of the line brand name machines for all your quilting needs. Such as Batting, Bobbins, Cool Gizmos, Cutting Tools/Mats, Beads/Jewels, Fabric/Flannel/PFD, Longarm Supplies, Thread, Binding, Spray Adhesives, Fusibles/stabilizers, Rug Hooking, Marking Tools, Needles/Cases, Paint and Dye, Rulers/Drafting/Sewing etc. Provide: Sales, Service,...

AQS Quilt Show Accommodations

Each property has their own system for taking reservations, but many give their current clients an opportunity to make their reservations before opening the rooms to the public. As these rooms are released, they will be posted to the site. Many tour companies will offer packaged travel to the Quilt Show. As a service to the members of the American Quilter's Society, a bed...

Packaged Travel Opportunities to AQS Show

Packaged Travel Opportunities to AQS Show Memphis/ Paducah Cruise Sail the mighty Mississippi and Ohio Rivers aboard the Mississippi Queen on its way to Paducah. No worry about finding a bed or meals. They will arrive in “America’s River Town,” Paducah, Kentucky. Paducah’s colorful past and the River Heritage Museum features state-of-the-art interactive exhibits. So many agency sail at this route such as http://www....

Quilt City USA

The "Air Show" Quilt History: In 1984 Bill and Meredith Schroeder founded American Quilter’s Society (AQS) in Paducah, Kentucky after discovering a need for the worldwide recognition of the beauty of quilting as an art form. AQS continues to support the accomplishments of todays quilters by promoting the study and development of quilts. With 1500 members in its first year, American Quilter’s...

Museum of the American Quilter's Society

 Museum of the American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY It's all about quilts - quilt shows, quilt books, quilt contests, quilting news and a society dedicated to quilters. Make your plans now to attend the annual AQS Quilt Show and Contest. Once again, the staff at AQS is planning 4 wonderful days of beautiful quilts, plenty of classes in the AQS School of Quiltmaking, great special events, and the Southern hospitality of the...
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