3-Day Appraisal Skills Course, #39361

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3-Day Appraisal Skills Course

3-Day Appraisal Skills Course – #39361

Day: Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Walker Hall Event Center
Teacher: Gerald Roy, Carol Butzke, and Carol Elmore
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 to 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 three-day class includes show admission for Wednesday. If class is full and you wish to be added to the waitlist for this 2-day class, please contact shows@americanquilter.com




Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures, #39163f

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Certified Appraisers' Practices and Procedures

Certified Appraisers’ Practices and Procedures – #39163f

Day: Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: River Room at Holiday Inn Paducah Riverfront
Teacher: Gerald Roy, Carol Butzke, and Carol Elmore
Level: Advanced

Member: $100 Retail: $125

This class in 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. Skill Level: Must be an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser.

Registration for this class includes show admission for Friday.




Quilt Dating Class, #39162t


Quilt Dating Class

Quilt Dating Class – #39162t

Day: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Walker Hall Event Center
Teacher: Carol Butzke
Level: All Levels

Member: $88 Retail: $110

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 Thursday.