3-Day Appraisal Skills Course, #44301wt

3-Day Appraisal Skills Course – #44301wt

Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Monroe BCD
Teacher: Carol Butzke, Carol Elmore and Gerald Roy
Level: All levels
Member: $280 Retail: $350


This course is open to anyone interested in becoming a quilt appraiser certified by the American Quilter’s Society as well as professional appraisers. Students will receive an introduction to the procedures and practices that are necessary in order to become certified by AQS. This three-day course allows candidates an opportunity to determine their strengths and weaknesses in preparing professional quilt appraisals that meet legal and ethical standards for insurance, sale, and donation purposes. A prerequisite for those who aspire to become certified by AQS, the course is an important step toward understanding the serious nature of appraising, as well as an opportunity to test your knowledge and abilities while learning through the experiences of others.

This multi-day class includes show admission for Wednesday and Thursday.



Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures, #44502f

Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures – #44502f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Monroe BC
Teacher: Carol Butzke and Gerald Roy
Level: Advanced
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 affecting 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.

This full-day class includes show admission on Friday only.



Quilt Dating Class, #44103f

Quilt Dating Class – #44103f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Chase Boardroom
Teacher: Carol Elmore
Level: All levels
Member: $80 Retail: $100


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

This full-day class includes show admission on Friday.