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Quilt Festivals & Shows

Wed, 26 Apr



AQS QuiltWeek, Paducah, Kentucky, USA

AQS QuiltWeek, Paducah - organised by AQS(American Quilter's Society) will begin on 26 Apr 2023

AQS QuiltWeek, Paducah, Kentucky, USA
AQS QuiltWeek, Paducah, Kentucky, USA

Time & Location

26 Apr 2023, 9:00 am GMT-3 – 29 Apr 2023, 4:00 pm GMT-3

Paducah, 415 Park St, Paducah, KY 42001, USA

About the Event


1-Day fee is at $12.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. A one time processing fee of $5 per person will be charged for all.

Children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult will have free entry


The Quilt contenst is expected to display a wide variety of techniques that quiltmakers around the world are using today. Quilters will vie for $126,000 in cash awards.

In addition to the competition section there is a curated collection of

  • All-Star Quilts of Valor- a display of  patriotic quilts 
  • Baltimore Album Quilts – A New Generation will have quilts in traditional or innovative designs .
  • Graffiti Cherrywood Challenge - a 20" quilt using eight colors of Cherrywood Hand-dyed Fabrics 
  • Name That Tune
  • SAQA: Light the World- where artists explore how light creates and transforms their art


Online general registration is currently open and ends April 24, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. More than 50 classed including lectures, trunk show, workshops.

  • 1 hr Lectures start at $12.
  • 3 Workshops start at $56 plus Kit fees which range around $20- 25.

Faculty includes renowned names like Esterita Austin, Ricky Tims and Jenny Doan.

Check out the classes here.


All Merchant Mall areas are open all regular show hours:

Wednesday though Friday, 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm

More than 125 vendors are participating in the 2023 event.

Special Events

National Quilt Museum (NQM) Multi-Day Admission for $12



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