The American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce the debut of AQS QuiltWeek in Virginia Beach, Virginia. AQS QuiltWeek – Virginia Beach will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center from Oct. 3–6, 2018.
More than 600 quilts will be on display, with more than $54,000 in prizes to be awarded at the event for quilting excellence. In addition, AQS QuiltWeek will be hosting a series of workshops with some of the top talents in the quilt industry, as well as entertaining evening events and an extensive Merchant Mall comprised of local, national, and international vendors.
Included in the AQS QuiltWeek exhibits are:
· A Few of My Favorite Places: Art Quilts by Lenore Crawford, sponsored by Janome
· New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Bow Tie, from the National Quilt Museum
· AQS Virginia Beach Contest Quilts
· The PRINCE Cherrywood Challenge 2018, sponsored by Innova
· Journey of a Longarm Pioneer: Marilyn Badger, sponsored by APQS
· Taiwan Art Quilt Society
· World Fairy Tale Quilts, sponsored by Flynn Quilt Frame Company
· Fresh Faces, New Ideas Quilt Challenge, sponsored by PAAQT
· The Best of QuiltCon 2018, sponsored by Sew Many Creations
· SAQA: Passages
· AQS iquilt and Author Showcase
Admission to AQS QuiltWeek includes access to all special exhibits and the Merchant Mall with thousands of quilting items for sale. AQS QuiltWeek will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets and additional information can be found at quiltweek.com or by calling 1-270-898-7903. This event is open to the public.
About the American Quilter’s Society
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 34 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice. At AQS, we believe that with the proper resources, the creative individual can take their quilting projects beyond what they can imagine. For more information on the American Quilter’s Society, please visit americanquilter.com or call 270-898-7903.