Quilting http://wkms.org en Why Are Quilt Patterns Showing Up All Over the Place? http://wkms.org/post/why-are-quilt-patterns-showing-all-over-place <p>If you're loving the quilt patterns that seem to be showing up on buildings here and there throughout the region lately, we find out more about their genesis with Judi Little of Murray on <em>Sounds Good</em>. &nbsp;She also describes&nbsp;her new booklet, Barn Quilt Trail of Calloway County and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the push behind the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tumblr</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;blog&nbsp;</span><a href="http://murrayquilttrail.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">murrayquilttrail.com</a>,&nbsp;which chronicles quilt pattern sightings around the area like the one above.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:15:55 +0000 Kate Lochte 40237 at http://wkms.org Why Are Quilt Patterns Showing Up All Over the Place? American Quilters Society Show Brings Thousands to Paducah http://wkms.org/post/american-quilters-society-show-brings-thousands-paducah <p>There's lots of traffic in Paducah because 2014's American Quilters Society Quilt Week is underway through Saturday. Winners were announced Wednesday night and you can see these remarkable works of art at <a href="http://aqsshows.com">aqsshows.com</a>. Bonnie Browning is the Executive Show Director, and has been for many years, as well as being a quilter and author in her own right. She and Kate Lochte outline the attractions&nbsp;and logistics for visitors on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:57:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 40086 at http://wkms.org American Quilters Society Show Brings Thousands to Paducah Best of Show at the AQS Show Goes to Veteran Quilter from the Netherlands http://wkms.org/post/best-show-aqs-show-goes-veteran-quilter-netherlands <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>30<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/organizers-unpacking-paducah-quilt-week" style="line-height: 1.5;">American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Best of Show goes to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.tedstorm.nl/eng/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ted Storm,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a quilter from the Netherlands. &nbsp;</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meredith Schroeder,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President of the American Quilter’s Society, was &nbsp;complimentary of Storm's work. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:25:57 +0000 Lance Dennee 40078 at http://wkms.org Best of Show at the AQS Show Goes to Veteran Quilter from the Netherlands Quilting Spotlight: AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/quilting-spotlight-aqs-quiltweek-paducah <p>It's that time of year! The birds are singing, the flowers are (sort of) blooming, and... the quilters are coming!&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">We have so many wonderful underwriters that take part in the </span><a href="http://aqsshows.com/AQSPaducah/?utm_source=April+2014+News+%26+Notes&amp;utm_campaign=UA-29440279-1&amp;utm_medium=email" style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah QuiltWeek</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> festivities, and today we thank the </span><a href="http://www.americanquilter.com/?utm_source=April+2014+News+%26+Notes&amp;utm_campaign=UA-29440279-1&amp;utm_medium=email" style="line-height: 1.5;">American Quilter's Society</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><a href="http://www.quiltmuseum.org/?utm_source=April+2014+News+%26+Notes&amp;utm_campaign=UA-29440279-1&amp;utm_medium=email" style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Quilt Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and the </span><a href="http://www.theyeiser.org/?utm_source=April+2014+News+%26+Notes&amp;utm_campaign=UA-29440279-1&amp;utm_medium=email" style="line-height: 1.5;">Yeiser Art Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for bringing great works of art to the region and sharing in their support of </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:22:45 +0000 Asia Burnett 40059 at http://wkms.org Quilting Spotlight: AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah Murray Girl Scouts Craft Quilt Block Stories http://wkms.org/post/murray-girl-scouts-craft-quilt-block-stories <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the region gears up for Quilt Week, Murray Girl Scout Troop 1154 craft quilt blocks in a journey of story telling. In this Youth Radio Project Production, the girls and </span>Scout leader<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jennifer Bryson describe the project and the meaning within in their designs.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:51:37 +0000 Kate Lochte 40041 at http://wkms.org Murray Girl Scouts Craft Quilt Block Stories Thread Drawing & 'Crazy Girl' Painting Workshops at Ephemera Paducah http://wkms.org/post/thread-drawing-crazy-girl-painting-workshops-ephemera-paducah <p>Here's your opportunity to give that old, torn up quilt a new lease on life. Alabama dollmaker, painter and ceramicist Sunny Carvalho&nbsp;chats with Kat Lochte about her thread drawing and crazy girl painting workshops at Ephemera Paducah, Friday and Saturday (January 17 and 18).&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:26:15 +0000 Kate Lochte 38032 at http://wkms.org Thread Drawing & 'Crazy Girl' Painting Workshops at Ephemera Paducah LowerTown Artist Exhibits 30 Years of Quilting http://wkms.org/post/lowertown-artist-exhibits-30-years-quilting <p>LowerTown's Caryl Bryer Fallert celebrates 30 years of making innovative quilts by creating 30 new works for the exhibit opening with a reception this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the National Quilt Museum. &nbsp;We meet the artist during <em>Sounds Good</em>. Her exhibit is titled "Thirty Quilts for Thirty Years" and includes thirty luminous art quilts created just for this exhibit by the Elgin, Illinois native and LowerTown resident.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:55:41 +0000 Kate Lochte 37090 at http://wkms.org LowerTown Artist Exhibits 30 Years of Quilting 'From the Pieces of a Nation: Civil War Period Quilts' at the National Quilt Museum http://wkms.org/post/pieces-nation-civil-war-period-quilts-national-quilt-museum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;meets Judy </span>Schwender<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah to&nbsp;learn more about the exhibit of Civil War Era Quilts. This exhibit is open through October 8, featuring quilts made while the nation was being torn apart, from </span>Arlan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Pat Christ's collection. </span>Schwender<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about a few of the stand-outs, including quilts made by men of the Civil War era, and also how quilt-making has become popular in modern Japan.</span></p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:38:28 +0000 Kate Lochte 33537 at http://wkms.org 'From the Pieces of a Nation: Civil War Period Quilts' at the National Quilt Museum Opening Day at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/opening-day-aqs-quilt-show-contest-paducah <p>Today on <em>Sounds Good</em>, we went live to the American Quilters Society Quilt Show and Contest in Paducah. Kate Lochte speaks with Tim Langlitz, marketing director of the Society, at the Expo and Convention Center in Paducah on opening day. They talk about how the quilt show got started, how men are defying the quilting stereotype, and some of the week's highlights. <a href="http://aqsshows.com/AQSPaducah/">Click here for more about the Quilt Show</a>.</p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:46:43 +0000 Kate Lochte 30985 at http://wkms.org Opening Day at the AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Paducah Quilt Show Brings Art and Visitors from Around the World to Paducah http://wkms.org/post/quilt-show-brings-art-and-visitors-around-world-paducah <p>We've met Jenny Bowker, wife of the former Australian Ambassador to Egypt, who initiated introducing Egyptian craftsmen's quilts to the world. We've spoken with Meredith Schroeder who co-founded the American Quilters Society and this year is being inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame. Today, Kate Lochte brings an interview with the person who directs and organizes the American Quilters Society Show and Contest, which starts Wednesday at the Convention Center in Paducah. She opened by asking Bonnie Browning how many "hats" she actually wears in her work.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:06:01 +0000 Kate Lochte 30881 at http://wkms.org Quilt Show Brings Art and Visitors from Around the World to Paducah