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Detail: MY NEW YORK BEAUTY by Kathryn E. Wald, © Karen K. Stone

AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa Show

September 14–17, 2022
Wed.–Fri., 9am–5pm, Sat., 9am–4pm

VENUE: Iowa Events Center • 730 3rd St., Des Moines, IA 50309

Quilts in the Capital City

Join AQS in Des Moines, Iowa for a week of quilts! Take quilt classes, enjoy lectures, and shop fabrics, notions and more at the Vendor Merchant Mall. Most of all, be inspired as you explore beautiful quilts, from award-winning and semi-finalist contest quilts to special exhibits.

While you’re enjoying QuiltWeek, be sure to check out the local area. Take a break in the Botanical Garden and shop at the local boutiques. There’s so much to see and do, you’ll want to stay the week!

We can’t wait to see you in Des Moines!


Registration will be available at Members get a two-week head start, plus discounts on admission, classes, lectures, and special events.

Not a member? Click here to join today.

Member Opening: 6/14/2022 • General Opening: 6/28/2022

Rule Booklet

Quilt Contest

The Des Moines Quilt Contest entry deadline is May 6, 2022. Click Learn More for contest rules and submission guidelines.

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The Hilton Des Moines Downtown will be the headquarters hotel – it is attached to the Iowa Events Center.

Lodging List