Visit the Quilting World of 2007

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American Quilter's Society 35th Anniversary

This year we invite you to join us as we celebrate 35 years of quilting, 35 years of quilters, and 35 years of AQS inspiring, educating, and nurturing quilters who love quilting. Here’s to the next 35!

In this series, we start in 1985 and work our way to 2019 taking a look at the quilting world through our unique perspective. Enjoy the beautiful quilts and marvel at the amazing heritage quilting is because of you, the quilter.

American Quilter Magazine

American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest

FLOWER OF LIFE by Sharon Schamber won the Hancock’s of Paducah Best of Show Award

ORGANIC GARDEN by Bonnie Keller won the American Quilter’s Society Hand Workmanship Award

BUCKSKIN by Marla Yeager won the BERNINA of America Machine Workmanship Award

NOVEMBER FIELDS by Gail Stepanek won the West Baptist Hospital Heart Award. This one-time award was given to the quilt selected to hang in the hospital’s new heart center.

BREEZE by Rachel Wetzler won the Moda Fabric Best Wall Quilt Award

TENACIOUS by Sally Collins won the Benartex Best Miniature Quilt Award.

PEARLS FROM GRANDMA by Tammy Finkler won the Gammill Quilting Machine Co. Longarm Machine Quilting Award

SUMMER AFTERNOON by Connie Ayers won the Coats & Clark Wall Hand Workmanship Award

LACE #2 by Helen Stubbings won the Brother International Corp. Wall Machine Workmanship Award

COMPLEMENTARY by Gina Perkes won the Olfa Young Designers Okada Award. Contestants in this new category were between 18 and 35 years of age.

AND DRAGONS, TOO… by Suzanne Marshall won 1st Place in the Applique Bed Quilts category sponsored by Mountain Mist

LOG CABIN/KALEIDOSCOPE by Fumiko Ohkawa won 1st Place in the Pieced Bed Quilt category sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers

PALMETTE by Atsuko Kuwanda won 1st Place in the Mixed Techniques Bed Quilts category sponsored by EZ by Wrights

WOODLAND SIGHTING by Cindy Vough won 1st Place in the Non-Traditional Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by Prym

ROGALAND ROSEMALING by Trudy Sandrel Wasson won 1st Place in the Traditional Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by FreeSpirit

LIFE IN HOLLY RIDGE by Nancy Prince won 1st Place in the Pictorial Large Wall Quilts category sponsored by C&T Publishing

OSGOODE HALL by Jean Biddick & Jo Cady-Bull won 1st Place in the Mixed Techniques Large Wall Quilts category sponsored by Robert Kaufman fabrics.

SOUTHERN OREGON HIGHLIGHTS by Karen Hanken won 1st Place in the Pieced Large Wall Quilts category sponsored by Baby Lock

A THING OF BEAUTY IS A JOY FOREVER, KEATS by Atsuko Griffin won 1st Place in the Applique Large Wall Quilts category sponsored by Fairfield

TRIBUTE TO FELIX by Fleda Collins won 1st Place in the Handmade Quilts Bed Quilt category sponsored by Hoffman Fabrics

NAVIGATING THE STARS by Mary K. Ryan and Jan Snelling-McTaggart won 1st Place in the Group Bed Quilt category sponsored by A&E

MY BALTIMORE by Janet K. Gunn won 1st Place in the 1st Entry in an AQS Contest Bed Quilts category sponsored by Morgan No-Slip Hoops & Quilt Stands

LOOK, LOOK, I SEE IT! by Anna Faustino won 1st Place in the Pictorial Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by Husqvarna Viking

MOUNTAIN SUNFLOWER by Annie Buck won 1st Place in the 1st Entry in an AQS Contest Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by YLI

TWILIGHT DANCE by Charla Gee won 1st Place in the Young Designers Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by Olfa

CARNIVALE by Judy Spiers won 1st Place in the Miniature Quilts category sponsored by Benartex

SUMMER FLOWERS┬á by Kathy Munkelwitz received Judges’ Recognition from Judge Diane Gaudynski sponsored by Possibilities

QUINTESSENTIAL QUAGMIRE QUILT by Marie K. O’Kelley received Judges’ Recognition from Judge Libby Lehman sponsored by Possibilities

FOREVER by Felisa Nakazawa received Judges’ Recognition from Judge Anita Shackelford sponsored by Possibilities

DAZZLING STAR by Elaine Dyson won the Viewer’s Choice Large Quilts Award

PAT REACHES QUILTERS NIRVANA by Linda Cantrell won the Viewer’s Choice Wall Quilts Award

AQS Publishing put out several books in 2007.

Quilt Art Engagement Calendar & Wall Calendar

Quilting Inside the Lines: Machine and Frame Quilting
by Pam Clarke

Mystery Quilts
by Rita Fishel

Quilts for Ice Cream Lovers
by Janet Jones Worley

Blended Quilt Backgrounds
by Jean Biddick

Rose of Sharon: New Quilts from an Old Favorite
by AQS

Pepper Cory: Quilting Pattern Collection
by Pepper Cory

Mosaic Applique
by Lorraine Carthew

Piece by Piece Machine Applique
by Sharon Schamber & Cristy Fincher

Add-a-Line Extreme Quilting Patterns
by Janie Donaldson

A Modern Mix: Machine & Hand Quilting
by Anita Shackelford

100 Things You Need to Know if You Own a Quilt
by Ann Hazelwood

Quilt Savvy: One-Patch Scrap Quilts
by Pat Yamin

Award-Winning Applique Birds
by Pamela Humphries

Heirloom Machine Sewing for Quilters
by Susan Stewart

Wonderful 1 Fabric Quilts
by Kay Nichols

Folded Fabric Elegance
by Rami Kim

Nine-Patch Extravaganza
by Judy L. Laquidara

Scallops Sew Easy
by Marie Seroskie

Wholecloth Linen Quilts Patterns & Designs
by Cindy Needham

What were you quilting in 2007? What changes have you seen in your life? Leave a comment below, email us your photos, or share them in our Facebook group, Project Parade.

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Reni Nalevanko

Thank you for the memories. This year (2007) was my first time to Paducah for the quilt show and I was hooked. I come from a long line of hand quilters and knew that was not going to be my quilting path, I machine embroidery and longarm quilt. Again thank you.