DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave, Grand Rapids, MI

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The Exhibits

Gorgeous contest quilts are only part of the fabulous exhibits at Grand Rapids! You’ll see the Modern Quilt Challenge; SAQA™ Masters II; Stitch Like an Egyptian; New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Carolina Lily from The National Quilt Museum; the Pilgrim/Roy Challenge 2015; and Quilted in Honor celebrity quilts!

The Talent

You’ll see the incredible Quilt of Belonging, a richly hued portrait of the human family that is 120 feet long. And each of the world-class instructors at dozens of workshops and lectures is there to provide direction for YOUR talent! Learn from Kimberly Einmo, photographer Gregory Case, Sue Nickels, and many more.

The Merchant Mall

Vendors from across America will take part in a huge Merchant Mall that covers a large portion of huge DeVos Place. They can’t wait to display and demonstrate their products. See the newest in quilting merchandise, including fabrics, books, patterns, and notions—and save plenty of room in your bag to take some home!
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  • About Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

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    Experience the creative energy of Grand Rapids! Dazzling art and culture, awesome dining and nightlife, inspiring natural beauty, and exhilarating community spirit. Stroll the walkable downtown jam-packed with more than 90 restaurants, clubs, theaters and museums. Come to Grand Rapids, where every day is a work of art.

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    No Solicitation

    Solicitation or distribution of any literature or other materials is not allowed in the Charlotte Convention Center or on its grounds.

    No Smoking Policy

    No smoking in exhibit hall, vendor areas, and hallways in the Charlotte Convention Center.

     

  • Grand Rapids Lodging

    Lodging in Grand Rapids, MI 2014

    You can make your reservations NOW at these four downtown hotels. There is plenty of parking available at all of these hotels, so you can park your car and walk to the convention center and nearby restaurants, and other attractions including the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

    AQS has negotiated reduced room rates for those attending AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids. Please follow the instructions below to book your rooms. These rates will not be available if you call the 800 numbers for these hotel chains. Use the phone number below or use the online link provided.

    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, JW Marriott and the Courtyard by Marriott – just give the dates (August 20–23, 2014) and name of the event (AQS QuiltWeek) when you call. Reduced parking fee is $8.00 daily for self parking for registered guests in these three hotels:

    8766_64_b-350x218Amway Grand Hotel (headquarters hotel connected to the convention center), 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; $114 plus taxes

    JW MarriottJW Marriott, 235 Louis Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (indoor walkway access to DeVos Place Convention Center); $114 plus taxes

    Courtyard by MarriottCourtyard by Marriott, 11 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (indoor walkway access to DeVos Place Convention Center); $114 plus taxes

    You can book rooms at any of these three hotels online by clicking the ‘Book Now!’ button or by calling 1-800-253-3590

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    We have blocked additional rooms at the Holiday Inn in downtown Grand Rapids. The Holiday Inn has free ground level parking. You will need to call directly to book rooms at the Holiday Inn.

    Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown (3 blocks from DeVos Place), 310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504: $112 plus taxes (single-quad). For phone reservations: call the hotel directly: 616-235-7611 and ask for IN-HOUSE RESERVATIONS with the FRONT DESK.

    CLICK HERE for more information on Things to Do to Experience Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids Vendors 2014

Booth Name
Booth Number
Website
A P L I Q U I C K ® ™1044www.apliquick.com
A Very Special Collection720www.averyspecialcollection.com
A1 Quilting Machines1226/1228www.a1quiltingmachines.com
Accent On Quilting1208/1210www.accentonquilting.com
AccuQuilt1317/1319www.accuquilt.com
Accurate Promotions, LLC1035www.accuratepromos.com
Akonye Kena414www.akonyekena.com
Alto's - QuiltCut2 Fabric Cutting System1321www.quilthouse.net
APQS - Longarm Quilting Machines801/803/900/902www.apqs.com
Around the Block Quilt Shop LLC1227/1229www.aroundtheblockquiltshop.com
Art Classics715
Artistic515/614www.artisticcreativeproducts.com
Attic Window Quilt Shop521
Baby Lock USA1139/1141/1238/1240www.babylock.com
Back Door Quilts1214/1216www.backdoorquilts.com
Barbara's Antique Buttons & Steam Punk Jewelry1211www.etsy.com/shop/BarbarasButtons
Becolourful Quilting Supplies1206www.becolourful.nl
Bed Turning with Chris Moline721
BERNINA of America709/711/808/810www.bernina.com
Bits 'n Pieces1028/1030www.bitsnpieces.net
Bloc Loc Rulers1110www.blocloc.com
Block Party Studios303/305www.blockpartystudios.com
Bo-Nash (North America) Inc918/920www.bonash.com
Brother/Gall Sewing & Vac901/903/1000/1002www.gallsewingvac.com
Cheri's Crystals809www.cheriscrystals.com
Cheryl Ann's Design Wall1325www.cherylannsdesignwall.com
Color By Hand904/906www.colorbyhand.com
Colouricious Block Printing1310www.colouricious.com
Come Quilt With Me805www.comequiltwithme.com
Country Keepsakes1116/1118/1120www.countrykeepsakesonline.com
Cousin's Quilt Shop1119/1121www.cousinsquiltshop.com
Cozy Quarters1305www.designsbycozyquarters.com
CraftOptics1200www.craftoptics.com
Crossroads Quilt Shop and Custom Engraving1124www.crossroadsquiltshop.com
Custom Quilts Unlimited301/400www.customquiltsunlimited.com
Deb Karasik1203/1205www.debkarasik.com
Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design1007/1009www.studio180design.net/
Elkhorn Quilt Company1306www.elkhornquilts.com
Elna411/510www.elnausa.com
EnMart/Iris Thread319www.myenmart.com
Eurosteam Iron420www.redfernent.com
Fabric Art By Lenore1104www.lenorecrawford.com
Fabric Creations819/821www.fabric-creations.com
Fabric Studio908www.thefabstudio.com
Fabrications by Doris1126/1128www.fabricationsbydoris.com
Fennell Artworks1201
Fiber on a Whim, LLC1144www.fiberonawhim.com/
Field's Fabrics915/917/1014/1016www.fieldsfabrics.com
Freedom Star United1327/1329www.freedomstarunited.com
From my heart to your hands504/506www.frommyhearttoyourhands.com
Gadgets517/519www.threadandmore.com
Gammill Quilting Systems401/403/500/502www.gammill.com
H&W Fabric Company929/931/933www.hwfabrics.com
Hancy/Full Line Stencil Co.1127/1129www.fulllinestencil.com
Handi Quilter, Inc.609/611/708/710www.handiquilter.com
Hannah's Quilts & Crafts1230/1232www.hannahsquilts.com
Happy Memories Quilts1105www.happymemoriesquilts.com
Hearts To Holly Quilt Shop1115/1117www.heartstoholly.com
Hobbs Bonded Fibers1001/1100www.hobbsbondedfibers.com
HT Quilt Hangers617www.etsy.com/shop/HTQuiltHangers
Hummingbird Highway1314www.hummingbird-highway.com
Husqvarna Viking/Lakeshore Sewing1235/1334www.lakeshoresewing.com
Ideal Jewelry1224www.myidealjewelry.com
Innova925/927/1024/1026www.innovalongarm.com
Ivy Basket1033www.ivybasket.com
J.J. Stitches1131/1133www.jjstitches.com
Janome America509/511/608/610www.janome.com
Jean S. Lyle/Chris Moline717/719www.jslyle.com
Jenny Bugs Quilting1330www.jbugsquilt.com
Joy's Fabrics & Quilts1017/1019/1021www.joysfabrics.com
Juki America1039/1138/1140www.juki.com
Just Curves514www.justcurves.biz
Kerry's Kollectibles1025www.quiltcurio.com
KimonoMomo Japanese Textiles1130www.etsy.com/shop/kimonomomo
Koala Cabinets/Gall Sewing615/714
Laga Handbags and Accessories1010www.laga-handbags.com
Legacy Quilts315/317
Liberty Homestead1307www.libertyhomestead.com
Lucy-in-the-Sky Quilts1303
Magnificent Quilting Company1318www.magnificentquilt.com
Martelli Enterprises1015/1114/1045www.martellinotions.com
Midwestern Solutions935www.utopiagear.com
Modern Quilt Studio1102www.modernquiltstudio.com
Moonlight Design Quilts & Wearables1218www.moonlightdesignquilts.com
Morgan Quality Products / JD Stencils716/718www.nosliphoops.com
Nancy Clark Handweaver820www.nancyclarkhandweaver.com
Nancy J's Fabrics619/621www.colorsgonewild.com
Nancy's Quilt Design307www.nancysquiltdesigns.com
Nolting Longarm1331/1333www.nolting.com
NoSoreFeet.com1034www.nosorefeet.com
Oliso, Inc405www.oliso.com
Pennywinkle Quilting Machines1225/1324www.sunshine16.com
Piecemakers Quilt Shop941/943www.piecemakersquiltshop.com
Pineapple Press Patterns1111www.pineapplepresspatterns.com
Plays With Wool Designs1311www.playswithwool.com
Primitive Gatherings815/817/914/916www.primitivegatherings.us
Prints Charming1006/1008
Prize Possessions1335
PS Sparkle Designs415www.pssparkle.com
Quilt Plus1011www.quiltplus.net
Quilted In Clay406www.quiltedinclay.com
Quilted Memories Inc1207/1209www.quiltedmemoriesmi.com
Quilter's Express1004www.quiltersexpress.com
Quilter's Haven407/409www.quiltershavenltd.net
Quilts Plus, Inc.416/418www.quiltspluskazoo.com
Rachel's of Greenfield807www.rachelsofgreenfield.com/
Red Button Quilt Co.1302/1304www.redbuttonquiltco.com
Roll N Ruler / Steam Cleaner518/520www.rollnruler.com
Scissor Buddy1301www.scissorbuddy.com
Seams Like Home, LLC1003/1005www.seamslikehome.com
Seams To Me1134www.seamstome.com
Sew Very Smooth945www.sewverysmooth.com
SewBatik417/419/421www.sewbatik.com
Sew-Ergo Advantage516www.Sew-ErgoAdvantage.com
Siesta Silver Jewelry818www.siestasilverjewelry.com
Sisters In Quilting1220www.sistersinquilting.com
Smith-Owen Sewing & Quilt/Pfaff1027/1029/1031www.smithowensew.com
Snazzy Creations1032www.snazzycreations.com
Something New1125www.somethingnewjc.com
Specialty Product Sales811/910www.famorecutlery.com
Stipples Etc.1300www.stipplesetc.com
Suffolk Shaker Shop508www.suffolkshakershop.com
Superior Threads907/909/911www.superiorthreads.com
Surgeon's Skin Secret1215www.jamarklabs.com
Tailormade Cabinets1135/1234www.tailormadecabinets.com.au
The Beauty of Pandau1320
The Bell Collection1315www.handcraftedbells.com
The Christmas Shoppe309/311www.oldstnick.net
The Quilted Heart1106/1108
The Quilter's Hall of Fame1103www.quiltershalloffame.net
The Stitching Well1040/1042www.stitchingwell.com
The Whole Country Caboodle410www.thewholecountrycaboodle.com
the-sampler.com1202/1204www.the-sampler.com
Thimbles by TJ Lane905www.thimbles2fit.com
Things Past & Present1219/1221www.thingspast&present.com
TinLizzie 18814/816www.tinlizzie18.com
TQM Products616
Tracey's Tables1101www.traceystables.com
TSC Designs1018/1020www.teacherstamp.com
Tutto Luggage / Mascot Metropolitan, Inc.1038www.tutto.com
Two Sisters Quilting1326www.twosistersquilting.com
Two Sisters Quilting, Inc.1107/1109
Wendt Quilting321www.wendtquilting.com
Winline Textile Products939www.winlinetextiles.com
Wood Valley Designs919/921www.woodvalleydesigns.com
WV Quilt618/620www.chenilleseweasy.com
YLI Corporation402/404www.ylicorp.com
The Merchant Mall is open all regular show hours.
Wednesday through Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm