Quilt Week 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 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 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 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 Stigma Fades as More Men Explore the Art of Quilting http://wkms.org/post/stigma-fades-more-men-explore-art-quilting <p></p><p>This week, an estimated 30,000 quilters descend on Paducah for the American Quilters Society’s Quilt Week. Many of these quilters are women, but a new voice in quilting, steadily grows stronger as decades pass and as gender roles become more fluid. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:15:00 +0000 Casey Northcutt 30923 at http://wkms.org Stigma Fades as More Men Explore the Art of Quilting