#32812, Appliquéd Quilts – As American As Apple Pie

Day: Friday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Pat and Arlan Christ
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Experience the history of American Appliqué from the 19th century through the revival of the 20th century. The lecture will include heirloom quilts showcasing a variety of patterns and designs that demonstrate the intricate art of appliqué. You will see the talents of quilters that paved the way for needle artists today. The Captain James Andrew Quilt has a special story and will delight everyone – share in the journey of this particular quilt and how it finally found a home in the Christ Collection. This Baltimore Album quilt is only shown on special occasions – so this is an event you may not want to miss.

www.thechristcollections.com

#32813, Beautifully Quilted

Day: Friday, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Are you stumped when it is time to quilt as desired? This information is for all styles of quilting – from hand to domestic to longarm. In this interactive lecture, Alex will explain the thought process, tips and tricks to choose and or design appropriate quilt designs. With her strong appreciation of Amish quilting design her information is the groundwork for all quilts. Whether traditional or contemporary these tricks will add to your personal tool belt when it comes to selecting quilting designs that make your quilt a sparkling success. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

http://alexandersonquilts.com/

#32814, Crazy As a Bed Quilt! – The Crazy Quilts of the 1880s – 1940s

Day: Saturday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Sue Reich
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Hear the hilarious stories of women making Crazy quilts of the 1880s through the 1940s combined with hundreds of close-up images of decorative embroidery stitching. This presentation includes a PowerPoint show and hands-on examples of the most intricately beautiful needlework and painted motifs that make these quilts unique. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.coveringquilthistory.com

#32803, Creativity and Play

Day: Wednesday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Level: All levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Victoria will share her creative process and how play instigates an open playing field for creativity, boost your confidence, and inspire you to let go and remember that Quilting is FUN! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

vfwquilts.com

#32808, Dynamite Results from your Stash

Day: Thursday, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Alex Anderson
Level: All levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30

 


Crazy about your fabric collection but not sure how to successfully use it? In this interactive lecture you will learn several guidelines for using your scraps and stash to good advantage including color options, design strategies, and much more. Alex will help you see your stash with new eyes. She will share a variety of successful stash quilts that will leave your mind swimming and your hands aching to go home and dig into your beloved stash. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

soldouthttp://alexandersonquilts.com/

#32815, Eleven Simple Tricks and Design Secrets Every Quilter Should Know

Day: Saturday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Ricky Tims
Level: All levels
Member: $24 Retail: $30
(Plus Materials Fee)


Ricky combines two popular lectures into one dynamic presentation. The eleven tricks are ah-ha, why-didn’t-I-think-of-that? insights and techniques. The section on design secrets covers basic principles of design using what you already know. Creating your own wonderful designs is not as hard as you might think. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.rickytims.com

 

#32810, Free-Form Art Quilts

Day: Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gail Garber
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Never one to adhere to rules, Gail began breaking the quilting edicts soon after she learned the basics necessary to create an original design. Problems with bindings on corners? Just leave the corners off! It’s fun and easy to be your own designer and to break away from the tedium of repetitive block design. Gail will lead you on a journey of exploration from the valley of tradition, along the rocky road of great ideas gone wrong to the rainbow peaks of increased creativity in quilts! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.gailgarber.com

#32804, Quilting Makes the Quilt

Day: Wednesday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Sue Nickels
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Ideas for deciding how to quilt your quilt top! Sue will cover her ideas to help make this step easier for every quilter. Many of Sue’s own quilts will be shown for inspiration as well as other quilters and their quilts. Pieced, appliqué, samplers, and more will be covered. Whether you will quilt your own quilts or you are having someone else do that, Sue’s information will help you end up with a quilt you are happy with! PowerPoint and actual quilts will be used in this presentation. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.Sue-Nickels.com

#32809, Quilts of Future Past

Day: Friday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Lisa Erlandson
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Is there nothing new under the sun? Take a stroll through time and watch quilt styles repeat from the early 1800s to present day. Can you predict what will be popular in the future by looking to the past? Maybe you can start the next trend with your favorite designs from days gone by! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.lequilts.com

#32806, Scrap Quilts Trunk Show

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Nancy Mahoney
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Looking for something to do with all the scraps you’ve collected in bags, baskets, and boxes? In this informal and light-hearted presentation, Nancy will share more than 50 scraps quilts, including vintage quilts from her collection. Hear how her love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quiltmaking. Nancy will share tips for making stunning scrap quilts and expanding your thoughts about making scrap quilts. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

soldoutwww.nancymahoney.com

#32811, Scrapology

Day: Friday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Kay Roberts
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Do you feel like you don’t have time to deal with your scraps? It’s time to face your fears, save some money, and put those pieces to good use. Kay will talk about organization and how to clean up the clutter!

www.thequiltingsquares.com

#32802, Square in a Square Technique

Day: Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Jodi Barrows
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Jodi Barrows has revolutionized the quilting world with the Square in a Square, a new technique for rotary cutting and strip piecing that allows quilters to achieve perfect points with improved accuracy, simplicity of construction, and speed. With this system you never have to cut or sew a triangle unit. That’s because the system does it for you; the seam allowance is built into the ruler producing great speed and accuracy. The resulting blocks go together with great ease and lie very flat. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.squareinasquare.com

#32805, The Journey to Becoming an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser

Day: Thursday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Donna Kooistra
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Are you thinking of becoming a quilt appraiser? Learn the steps needed, the basic areas to study, and what it is like to become and be a certified quilt appraiser. Find out if appraising is the path for you! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.heirloomquiltappraisals.com

#32801, Variations

Day: Wednesday, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Mary Kerr
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Quilters throughout history have adapted designs to fit their individual aesthetic. Our antique quilt collections are full of unique variations of similar patterns. The pattern may be the same but the fabric choices, piecing methods and overall designs are reflective of the resources that were available to each maker in her time. Join Mary Kerr as she shares pieces and inspiration that complement her Variations exhibit on display at The Rotary Club of Paducah. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

www.MaryWKerr.com

#32807, Women’s Work is Never Done

Day: Thursday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Room
Teacher: Gerald Roy
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20

 


Women’s Work is Never Done has been a popular event as part of the AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, KY, for many years. This year, Gerald will exhibit some of the classic tops that have been favorites throughout the years as well as adding many of the classic antique quilt tops from the Pilgrim/Roy collection dating from 1840 to 1940. Come and enjoy this history-rich lecture that is sure to please! Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

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