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Meredith Schroeder
  Bill and Meredith Schroeder founded the American Quilter’s Society and brought the quilt show to Paducah, KY in 1985. The expo center next to the Julian Carroll Convention Center was named the Bill and Meredith Schroeder Expo Center on August 18, 2016. A deep love of quilting, quilters, and the desire to share their...
Above, the Schroeder family upon the re-naming of the Paducah Expo Center to the William and Meredith Schroeder Expo Center. This designation was made on March 1, 2016 by the Convention Center Corporation as a way of thanking the family that founded the quilt show in Paducah. Following is a press release regarding the announcement...
The National Quilt Museum Celebrates 25 Years of Serving the Quilting Community PADUCAH, Ky., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Since the first visitors entered its galleries 25 years ago, The National Quilt Museum has seen continuous and steady growth. The museum is now a global destination for quilters annually welcoming visitors from all 50 US...
“Give thanks with a grateful heart…” AQS is grateful for you, our friends, members, and the quilting community. Among these are quilters who support AQS QuiltWeek events and ShopAQS.com along those who learn techniques and increase their skills with AQS resources, including publications and iquilt.com. We can’t forget the faithful followers of MyQuiltPlace.com and quilters...
The special exhibit room at The National Quilt Museum was filled with hanging red, white, and blue quilts at the start of the To Honor and Comfort Quilts of Valor® closing ceremony on Veterans Day, 2015. The patriotic quilts had been hanging as the To Honor and Comfort exhibit since August 20. The Quilts of...
Today, Sharon Keeling is celebrating her birthday and her wedding anniversary while bidding us farewell as she begins retirement. Wow, that’s a lot to take in. I won’t give away her age, but will tell you that she has worked for Schroeder Publishing & AQS for 36 YEARS! Sharon started in the shipping department and...
American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world and producer of the AQS QuiltWeek® multistate event series, is pleased to announce the addition of Bill E. Schroeder as National Account Manager. Schroeder will be working with sponsors and advertisers for the AQS family of brands. He is the third generation of the...
Richard Louise, American Quilter’s Society COO, takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Grand Rapids after being nominated by Scissorman, one of our popular QuiltWeek® vendors! (That’s Brint Fanizza, President of Famore Cutlery.) Watch as AQS President, Meredith Schroeder, douses Richard in pure delight!
The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after the October 2014 issue. Living the quilting life through the eyes of Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson for the past four years has been an entertaining and educational experience for all The Quilt Life readers. The Quilt...
Have you wondered what the awards ceremony was like at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, Kentucky 2014? Here are the highlights of our 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Presentation! As attendees walked into the Carson Center, many were thrilled (some overwhelmed!) at the sight of an incredible banner that displayed images of all 30 Paducah Best...
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