#34301, 3-Day Appraisal Skills Course

Day: Tuesday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Museum S1 and S2
Teacher: Gerald E. Roy, Carol Butzke, Carol Elmore
Level: All levels
Member: $280 Retail: $350

 


This course is open to professional appraisers or anyone interested in becoming a Quilt Appraiser certified by the American Quilter’s Society. The class is an introduction to the procedures and practices that are necessary in order to become certified by AQS. This allows candidates an opportunity to determine their strengths and weaknesses in preparing professional quilt appraisals for insurance, sale, and donation purposes that meet current legal and ethical standards. It is a prerequisite for all those who want to become appraisers certified by AQS. It is an important step toward understanding the serious nature of appraising and an opportunity to test your knowledge, abilities, and learn through the experiences of others with similar interests. 

 

#34102, Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Museum S1 and S2
Teacher: Gerald E. Roy, Carol Butzke, Carol Elmore
Level: Must be an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser
Member: $100 Retail: $125

 


This class (seminar format) is designed to provide a forum for AQS Certified Appraisers to gather, discuss, and stay current with up-to-date information regarding those issues effecting all appraisal situations, standards, and performance. Relevant topics will be introduced for discussion allowing appraisers to share personal experiences with regards to current values, trends, styles, and techniques. Enrollment in the class is STRICTLY limited to AQS Certified Appraisers ONLY.

 

#34501, Hands-On Appraising

Day: Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Carol Butzke and Carol Elmore
Level: All levels
Member: $40 Retail: $50

 


This class offers another opportunity to hone your appraisal skills under the supervision of AQS Certified Appraisers and another opportunity to assign realistic insurance replacement values based upon the same approach used by certified quilt appraisers. Open to appraisal students and others who may be curious about the process.

 

#34101, Quilt Dating Class

Day: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Room
Teacher: Carol Elmore
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100

 


Learn to identify fabrics and quilt styles to the period of time in which they were made. Learn to recognize quilt styles, patterns, techniques, and colors that help define different periods from the early 1800s through the present day. Bring an antique quilt to class to learn more about your piece and those of others. Gain knowledge about history as it relates to women and textiles. Develop an eye for choosing reproduction fabrics to make your own period style quilt.

 

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