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When you think of Des Moines, Iowa, do you think about the growing number of impressive restaurants, the arts scene worthy of a larger city, or upscale shopping destinations? You’ll find them all in Des Moines! When you attend AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines, you’ll add the excitement of viewing a seemingly endless number of quilts to your list of enticing reasons to visit the city.

You’ll see hundreds of AQS contest quilts and over 350 special exhibit quilts. This is a perfect opportunity to learn new techniques in workshops with world-class quilting instructors. Get to know them on a first-name basis while you perfect your craft. Don’t miss the latest in fabrics and quilting tools displayed in row after row of vendor booths alongside hands-on demonstrations of top quiltmaking equipment!

Once again, AQS is pleased to share the Iowa Events Center space with the Des Moines Area Quilters Guild Annual Show. This year, their theme is Quilted Gardens. So get ready to explore and enjoy a thousand quilts at AQS QuiltWeek. See you there!

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Over 32,000 quilt loving attendees
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Over 200 vendors for all your quilting needs
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$54,000 prize money to the lucky winners
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150+ quilts competing in 7 categories

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The Merchant Mall is open all regular show hours.
Wednesday through Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
For more information on becoming a vendor, click on the Vendor Information link at the bottom of this page.

Booth NameWebsite
A Charming Affair
A P L I Q U I C K ®apliquick.com
A1 Quilting Machinesa1quiltingmachines.com
AccuQuiltaccuquilt.com
All About Color (formerly The Sampler)allaboutcolorquilting.com
APQSapqs.com
BERNINA of America / The Quilt Blockbernina.com
bj designs and patternsbjdesignsandpatterns.com
Block Party Studios, Corp.blockpartystudios.com
Charlie's EZ Mat Cutters/OLFAolfadeals.com
Cheri's Crystalscheriscrystals.com
Cheryl Ann's Design Wallcherylannsdesigwall.com
Chris Moline/Jean S LyleChrismoline.net
Click It Hot Packsclickithotpacks@gmail.com
Country Creations Antiquescountrycreationsantique.com
Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Designstudio180design.net
Elnaelnausa.com
Eurosteam Ironredfernent.com
Fabric Caféfabriccafe.com
Fabric Creationsfabric-creations.com
fabric2go.comfabric2go.com
Fennell Artworks
FiberworksFiberworks-heine.com
Flynn Quilt Frame Companyflynnquilt.com
Freedom Star Unitedfreedomstarunited.com
From my heart to your handsfrommyhearttoyourhands.com
Gammill - At the Heart of Quiltingheartofquilting.com
Hancy / Full Line Stencil Co.fulllinestencil.com
Handi Quilter, Inc.handiquilter.com
Hawaiian Moonaloecream.biz
Hobbs / Quilted Memories, LLCquiltedmemoriesllc.com
Horn of America Inc.hornofamerica.com
Innovainnovalongarm.com
Janome Americajanome.com
Joy's Fabrics & Quiltsjoysfabrics.com
JUKI
KathyQuilts / Block RockiTkathyquilts.com
KLIPItperfectklip.com
LauraBellas
LnJ Studio
Martelli Cutting SystemsMartelliNotions.com
Midwestern Solutionsutopiagear.com
Missouri Star Quilt Co.missouriquiltco.com
Nancy J's Fabricsnancyjsfabrics.com
Nolting Longarmnolting.com
One Wing Woolonewingwool.com
Overbrook Quilt Connectionoverbrookquilts.com
Painfreepillow.compainfreepillow.com
Parabelle DBA Paisley & Parkpaisleyandpark.com
Primitive Gatheringsprimitivegatherings.us
PS Sparkle DesignsPSsparkle.com
Quilter's Cupboardquilterscupboardiowa.com
Quilter's ExpressQuiltersExpress.com
Rachel's of GreenfieldRachelsofGreenfield.com
Rainbows & Calico Things Quilt Shoprainbowsandcalicothings.com
Saw Dust Co.Shakersawdust.com
Sew Very Smoothsewverysmooth.com
SewBatikSewBatik.com
Something Newsomethingnewjc.com
Sticky Roller
Stitch N' Sew Cottagestitchnsewcottage.com
Stitch On Needlework Shopstitchon.com
Stitchin' Tree Quiltsstitchintree.com
Superior Threadssuperiorthreads.com
TEXMAC / HAPPY Embroidery Machineshappyemb.com
The Little Red Henthelittleredhenonline.com
The Whole Country Caboodlethewholecountrycaboodle.com
The Woolen Needlethewoolenneedle.com
Thimbles by TJ Lanethimbles2fit.com
Tin Lizzie 18tinlizzie18.com
TSC Designstsc@teacherstamp.com
Tutto Luggage / Mascot Metropolitan, Inc.tutto.com
USAUS / Bloc Loc Rulersblocloc.com
Wendt QuiltingWendtquilting.com
Yellow Creek Quilt Designsyellowcreekquiltdesigns.com

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