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.



Women’s Work is Never Done, #42810

Women’s Work is Never Done – #42810

Day: Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Gerald Roy
Level: All levels
Member: $8 Retail: $10


Women’s Work is Never Done has been a popular event as part of 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 atypical 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.