Visit the Quilting World of 2008

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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

Volume XXIV

American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest

SPRING OF DESIRE by Ted Storm-van Weelden won AQS Best of Show Award

STARDUST by Barbara Newman won the AQS Hand Workmanship Award

SHADOWS OF UMBRIA by Diane Goudynski won the BERNINA Machine Workmanship Award

SPIRIT OF MOTHER EARTH by Sharon Schamber won the Gammill Longarm Machine Quilting Award

ONE TREE QUILT by Naomi S. Adams won the Olfa Young Designers Okada Award

BLUSHING TRIANGLES by Gloria Hansen won the Moda Best Wall Quilt Award

FALL INTO SPRING by Cheryl L. See won the Coats & Clark Wall Hand Workmanship Award

SALLY AT THE WINDOW by David M. Taylor won the Brother Wall Machine Workmanship Award

TRIBAL FUSION by Sherry Rogers-Harrison won the Handi Quilter Wall Longarm Machine Quilting Award

PALAMPORE by Pat Holly won the Benartex Best Miniature Quilt Award

JOY by Marilyn Smith won 1st Place in the Applique category sponsored by Mountian Mist

MAMAW’S PUZZLE by Valli Schiller won 1st Place in the Pieced Bed Quilts category sponsored by Hobbs Bonded Fibers

WOULD YOU KISS A FROG? by Patricia L. Styring won 1st Place in the Mixed Techniques Bed Quilts category sponsored by EZ by Wrights

A SPRING BREEZE by Rumiko Ooiwa won 1st Place in the 1st Entry in an AQS Quilt Contest sponsored by Morgan

FLOWER CIRCLE by Yufukobo Group won 1st Place in the Group Bed Quilts category sponsored by Mettler

LOVELY TENTH ANNIVERSARY ROSE by Yachiyo Katsuno won 1st Place in the Handmade Quilts category sponsored by Hoffman Fabrics

ILLUMINATED ALPHABET by Zena Thorpe won 1st Place in the Applique Large Wall Quilts award sponsored by Fairfield

CHECKER, STRIPE & POLKADOT by Haruko Hiroe won 1st Place in the Pieced Lard Wall Quilts category sponsored by Baby Lock

FOLIAGE IN TRANSITION by Carol Taylor won 1st Place in the Mixed Techniques Large Wall Quilts sponsored by Robert Kaufman Fabrics

SPECTATORS by Inge Mardal and Steen Hougs won 1st Place in the Pictorial Large Wall Quilts category sponsored by C&T Publishing

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLORAL BOUQUET by Sandi Fruehling won 1st Place in the Traditional Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by FreeSpirit

FRUTTI-TUTTI CITRUS SURPISE by Jaynette Huff won 1st Place in the Non-traditional Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by Koala Cabinets

GORILLA GORILLA by Nancy S. Brown won 1st Place in the Pictorial Small Wall Quilts category sponsored by Husqvarna Viking

HOMAGE by Christine M. Wickert won 1st Place in the 1st Entry in an AQS Quilt Contest Small Wall Quilts sponsored by YLI

ENCOMPASSING ORANGE by Susan Webster won 1st Place in the Young Designers category sponsored by Olfa

ILLUSIONS by George Siciliano won 1st Place in the Miniature Quilts category sponsored by Benartex

MIDNIGHT LADY by Sharyl L Schlieckau received Judges’ Recognition by Judge Libby Lehman sponsored by Possibilities

NIGHT JUNGLE by Betty Busby received Judges’ Recognition from Judge Gabrielle Swain sponsored by Possibilities

MEXICAN FLOWER BOWLS by Sylvia Gegaregian received Judges’ Recognition from Judge Donna Wilder sponsored by Possibilities

AQS Publishing put out 25 books in 2008.

Quilt Art Engagement Calendar & Wall Calendar

Stack-N-Whackipedia
by Bethany S. Reynolds

Quilting UFOs with Helen’s Hints
by Helen Squire

100 Tips From Award Winning Quilters
by Ann Hazelwood

Thread Painting Made Easy
by Terry White

Quilts from the Selvage Edge
by Karen Griska

Sawtooth: New Quilts From an Old Favorite
by AQS

Ribbon Treasures from Celia’s Garden
by Faye Labanaris

Quilts in My Cubicle
by Barbara Holtzman

Quilts with Attitude
by Deb Karasik

Quilt of a Different Color
by Irena Bluhm

Quilt This!
by Lynda Smith

Piecing with Pixels
by Sandra Hart & Gundy Campbell

Precious Sunbonnet Quilts
by Betty Alderman

Hooked on Feathers
by Sally Terry

Love to Machine Applique
by Caroline Price

Fat Quarter Frenzy 2
by Susan Purney-Mark & Daphne Greig

Faux Applique
by Helen Stubbings

Delightful Quilts in Bloom
by Mary L. Ross & Barbara Scheu

Bodacious Applique a la Carte
by Margie Engel

A Black & White Garden
by Kay Capps Cross

Beyond the Block
by Linda K. Johnson & Jane K. Wells

All Beaded Up
by Terry White

Adventure & Applique
by Suzanne Marshall

What were you quilting in 2008? 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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Celeste Ward

I remember some of these quilts from the Paducah show in 2008; the only one I have been to. Thanks for the memories.