Meredith Schroeder http://wkms.org en 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 Organizers Unpacking for Paducah Quilt Week http://wkms.org/post/organizers-unpacking-paducah-quilt-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 10,000 quilts have been displayed in Paducah and more than $2.5 million in cash prizes have been awarded during the American Quilter's Society's shows that are in their third decade in 2014. The Paducah McCracken County Convention and Expo Center is the epicenter of the </span>AQS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Quilt Week activities that start with an awards preview next Tuesday (April 22) then show opening Wednesday, continuing through Saturday. American Quilter's Society co-founder Meredith Schroeder is at the Expo Center helping to unpack quilts for judging over the weekend and Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaks with her on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 39985 at http://wkms.org Organizers Unpacking for Paducah Quilt Week AQS Co-Founder is 2013 Quilters Hall of Fame Inductee http://wkms.org/post/aqs-co-founder-2013-quilters-hall-fame-inductee <p>Starting out with husband Bill as a publisher of books on collectibles, Meredith Schroeder co-founded the American Quilter's Society or AQS, and this year she is being inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame. They simply thought that quilts should be recognized as art. This notion changed both their business and their city. In late March Kate Lochte spoke with Meredith Schroeder to learn more.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:35:54 +0000 Kate Lochte 30451 at http://wkms.org AQS Co-Founder is 2013 Quilters Hall of Fame Inductee