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Name: Deborah Richmond
Date registered: March 15, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Quilt: Wool Medallion by Gwen Marston as seen at AQS Grand Rapids 2012 — February 2, 2013
  2. Quilt: Test Pattern by Carol Vandenberg of London, Ontario — February 2, 2013
  3. Medallion in Solids – Designed, made, and hand quilted by Gwen Marston. — February 2, 2013
  4. Matty’s Medallion By Gwen Marston — February 2, 2013
  5. AQS Grand Rapids 2013 Vendor Information — February 2, 2013

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  1. The West Michigan Quilt Guild — 2 comments

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Jul 15

Don’t Miss: Stitch Like an Egyptian

Jul 03

Grand Rapids Evening Events During the AQS Quilt Show

Grand Rapids has some great places to unwind after a long day! Many live music venues, comedy clubs, brewpubs and sports bars are within walking distance of downtown hotels. Special events during AQS include: • Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum open Wednesday, August 22 until 8:00 pm. Special AQS rate of just $5! • Grand Rapids Public Museum open …

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Jun 28

Great Food at Great Prices during the Grand Rapids Quilt Show

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is in full swing during AQS! More than 30 downtown restaurants are offering creative three-course meals for just $25. Some are offering two complete meals for $25. It’s a great way to sample the fresh, farm-to-table cuisine that has made Grand Rapids a culinary destination. There are dozens of eateries within walking …

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Jun 08

International Quilters coming to Grand Rapids Quilt Show

Have you ever wondered how quilting translates to other countries?   Are you curious to meet quilters from other places on the globe who love quilting as much as you do? You will get your chance at the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan this August.  Bonnie Browning of AQS is collaborating …

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May 27

Map of Grand Rapids Restaurants in Walking Distance

restuarant map

Grand Rapids offers many places to eat within a short walking distance of the DeVos Center, where the AQS Quilt Show will take place in August. Every quilter has to eat and there are some great restaurants available for you.  I hope to bring you more specific information on restaurants.  But until then, here is …

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May 13

Quilters, Get Your Own Grand Rapids Visitor’s Guidebook


If you haven’t been to Grand Rapids before, you’ll want to check out some of the local attractions while you are here for the AQS Quilt Show. Experience Grand Rapids offers a free visitor’s guide on their website.   The guide will give you a good sense of Grand Rapids, and what it has to …

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Apr 14

Webcast of Presentations at the Live Quilt Show

American Quilt Society is offering Webcasts for quilters who cannot attend the Paducah Quilt show this month.  I’ve signed up for one and am excited to see how it works out.  I was looking for a sample webcast to see what it looked like, but didn’t find one on the AQS website.  Once I’ve attended …

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Jan 21

Sign Up For Your Dream Studio with AQS!


I just received a letter from AQS about a fantastic contest they are running.  I wanted to be sure you all knew where you could enter! You can win Your Dream Studio!  This year AQS is giving away more than $20,000 in prizes.  It doesn’t cost anything to enter.  You’ve gotta love that! Be sure …

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Dec 27

AQS Video Biography of Anita Shackelford

American Quilt Society has put out a wonderful short video biography of reknowned quilter, Anita Shackelford. This video talks about Anita’s quilting career. Best known for album quilts, Anita creates album quilts as an homage to her family. Taught to quilt by her grandmother, Anita loves intricate hand quilting and applique. This video is full …

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Nov 16

Make Hotel Reservations Now for the Quilt Show!

If you’re coming to Grand Rapids for the AQS Quilt show in August, you can make your reservations now! The Amway Grand Hotel is beautiful and aslo conveniently located adjacent to the DeVos Center. JW Marriott and Courtyard by Marriot are just across the street The room rates for all three of these hotels is …

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