Seminar Highlights

Seminar 2017

Manchester, New Hampshire
Miller Keynote Speaker, Marla Miller
Moore Kathleen Moore giving a Research Paper Presentation
Collage_Photo10_BS_Seminar2017 Gerald Roy presenting his Study Center "Quilts and Color"
LoscalzoFarquharson Seminar Co-Chairs Anita Loscalzo and Marjorie Farquharson
WhiteBoard A message Left by a Member on the White Board

Seminar 2016

Tempe, Arizona
CarolynDavis Keynote Speaker, Carolyn Davis
LisaLincoln Lisa Erlandson with Lincoln Bear who started his journey to Seminar 2017!
LeBlancAlexanderFrediSlaughter-Walker Lillian LeBlanc, Karen Alexander, and Fredi Slaughter-Walker at the exhibits.
SharonWaddell Sharon Waddell viewing quilts at a vendor's booth.

Seminar 2015

Indianapolis, Indiana
Seminar 2015
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Wreath
asavage Arnold Savage shared his quilt collection with us.
Xenia Cord with Teddy Pruett
smucker Keynote Speaker, Janneken Smucker
bakkom Paper Presenter Gail Bakkom
centerpiece We were welcomed to Indianappolis with High Tea
berger Virginia Berger at Tea
arnold Theresa Arnold at Tea
loscalzo Participants had the chance to examine a quilt in a Study Center with Anita Loscalzo
erlandson Lisa Erlandson with her quilt that the board presented to her

Seminar 2014

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Thursday evening Welcome Event was an opportunity to see many great quilts and catch up with friends!
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Joyce Hammond presented her paper Tīfaifai in Tahiti: Embracing Change.
rod Roderick Kiracofe entertained attendees Saturday afternoon with his presentionation Unconventional & Unexpected.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Gloria Comstock presented a study center on Seminole Piecing Tradition in the Quilt Community.
cheddar_exhibit The special exhibt on Cheddar quilts wowed all who saw!
dawn-heefner-auction Dawn Heefner, one of the "Juliettes" team, displayed items during the live auction.
mary-persyn-invite Mary Persyn and the 2015 Seminar Committee extended an invitation to next year's Seminar in Indianapolis!!

Seminar 2013

Charleston, South Carolina
Hotel Seminar 2013 was held at the historic Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina
Welcome-Event-Copy Thursday evening Welcome Event held at the Charleston Museum
registration The registration area staffed by wonderful volunteers, provided the perfect place for members to reconnect with friends!
Keynote-Lynn-Robertson Keynote speaker Lynn Roberston opened Seminar 2013 Friday evening with her talk, Pieces of the Whole, about the many state and local projects that have served to document and preserve quilts as rich artifacts and works of art.
Jonathan-Gregory-and-Seminar-Scholarship-Recipients Seminar Scholarship winners Jonathan Gregory and Anna Vaughn.
Previewing-In-The-Beginning-Fabric-Line During Show and Tell a preview of AQSG's fabric line by In The Beginning Fabrics was introduced. The fabrics will be in shops in Spring 2014.
pinka Paper Presenter Sharon Pinka.
Carolyn-Maruggi-Poster-Session Poster Presenter Carolyn Maruggi.
Author-Book-Signing-4 The author's book signing offers a wonderful chance to visit with member authors, and to get author signatures in the new Uncoverings and purchases from the Author's Book Sale.
Vendors-Copy Vendors area in the Ballroom.
Citadel-Soccer-Team-helpers-7 The Citadel Women's Soccer team provided enthusiastic help when it came time to tear down the Silent Auction and Vendors Room.
Citadel-Soccer-Team-helpers-4 Mary Juillet-Paonessa and a member of the Citadel soccer team.
Jane-Pryz- Jane Przybysz moving items to the live auction!
Dawn-Heefer-Auction-Juliette Dawn Heefner, one of the "Juliettes" team, displayed items during the live auction.
Quilt-Narration-5 The Sunday afternoon narrated quilt exhibit offered a chance to experience examples of historic and contemporary Southern quilts!
hotel-wait-staff-2 Our thanks to the outstanding hotel staff!

Seminar 2012

Lincoln, Nebraska
img_7540 Greta VanDenBerg at the welcome event
img_7630 Seminar Co-chair Linda Pumphrey at the welcome event
img_7551 Executive Director Judy Brott Buss with sponsor Robert James
img_7562 Bets Ramsey at the welcome event
img_7670 Jim Griffin who presented about the North Platte Canteen
img_7596 Virginia Gunn at the welcome event
img_7646 Sue Reich at the welcome event
Marian Ann Montgomery's sewing kit Endowment Prize
volckeningreichsc Sue Reich presenting a study center
NYBeauty Bill Volkening during Show and Tell
roundtable Jan Hackett's roundtable - Photographing Your Quilts
Julie_Silber12 Julie Silber shows a quilt
Poster_session2012 Jane Crutchfield discusses her Poster
crews_moore Patricia Crews with Seminar Co-Chair Kathy Moore at the Poster Session
Vendors2012 The vendors room was full
XeniaCord2012 Vendor Xenia Cord
Quilt Siobhan Furgurson with Bill Volkening who is showing his New York Beauty

Seminar 2011

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
seminar-sponsors-paper-presenter-sponsors-and-paper-presenters Seminar Sponsors, Paper Presenter Sponsors, and Paper Presenters
jacqueline-atkins Keynote Speaker, Jacqueline Atkins with members of the Arizona Historical Quilt Study Group, sponsor of her presentation. (l-r) Jan Hackett, Mary Lucille, Jacqueline Atkins, Roberta Bowen, Joy Swartz, Lenna DeMarco.
postersession Lorie Chase visits with attendees during the Poster Session
beld Don Beld provided Saturday afternoon’s Special Presentation with his moving talk and display of a series of quilts he made to honor fallen heroes
silentauction A power outage at the hotel didn’t stop AQSG members from bidding at the Silent Auction
eastern-shore-quilt-study-group Eastern Shore Quilt Study Group (l-r) Julianne Hardy, Kay Butler, Jannett Caldwell, Pam Sullivan, Polly Mello, Barb Garrett, Susan Schreurs, Karen Dever (seated), Madge Ziegler, Cathy Spence, Didi Salvatierra, Beverly Birkmire

Seminar 2010

Bloomington, Minnesota
paper-presenters-with-sponsors Paper Presenters with Sponsors Left to Right: Back: Anita Loscalzo, Marianne Fons, Robert James, Nao Nomura, Xenia Cord, Jonathan Gregory, Sue Reich, Pam Pampe, Virginia Gunn. Front: Ardis James, Sally Ambrose, Pam Weeks
30for30table In celebration of AQSG’s 30th Birthday a timeline was displayed.
keynote-speaker-patricia-ewer-with-hazel-carter-and-tracy-jamar Keynote Speaker Patricia Ewer with Hazel Carter and Tracy Jamar
jean-carlton-and-carolyn-maruggi Jean Carlton and Carolyn Maruggi
show-and-tell Show and Tell is when attendees get a chance to share their special treasures!
live-auction Thanks to Julie Silber and the Juliettes for once again making our Live Auction huge success!

Seminar 2009

San Jose, California
membersgather Members gather to share quilt interests, renew friendships and greet newcomers.
joyce-gross Friends and admirers gathered to honor Charter member Joyce Gross during the opening Welcome Event held at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.
helenhodackpennytucker Our appreciation goes to Seminar 2009 Co-Chairs Helen Hodack and Penny Tucker, and the exceptionally talented team of local volunteers. Thank you!
laurycooney Noted fabric and quilt artist, teacher and author Jean Ray Laury, our 2009 Keynote Speaker signed books for Debby Cooney and others at the author’s book signing.
sandifox Sandi Fox gave a Special Presentation about her landmark exhibits.
presentersmcshannockderrick Paper Presenters Linda McShannock and Peggy Derrick
presenteramelon Paper Presenter Jane Amelon
presenter-pinka Paper Presenter Sharon Fulton Pinka
presenterpumphrey Paper Presenter Linda Pumphrey
presenter-fitzgerald Paper Presenter Mary Reecy Fitzgerald
cord On display throughout Seminar were the Itty Bitty Quilt tops assembled by members of the Endowment Committee who have been hard at work piecing together the 4 “ blocks donated by members during the Itty Bitty Quilt Block Challenge this summer. The on-line auction of the finished Itty Bitty Quilts begins November 30th on e-Bay.
herr Juliette Trish Herr
kim-baird-alice-kinsler-linda-mcshannock-peggy-derrick l-r Kim Baird and Alice Kinsler enjoy dinner with authors and Paper Presenters Linda McShannock and Peggy Derrick.

Seminar 2008

Columbus, Ohio
PastPresidents Among those reconnecting were Past and Current Presidents of AQSG.
Back, l-r: Pam Pampe, Virginia Gunn, Bettina Havig
Front, l-r: Current President Sue Reich, Immediate Past President Xenia Cord
Show and tell_Herr Trish Herr shares a treasure during Show & Tell
KornCordPortwood Amy Korn, Xenia Cord, Lisa Portwood
Tours Tour Quilts of the Midwest: Creations of Art and Utility
aprons “Apron Strings: Collections and Reflections” Leader: Madge Ziegler Roundtables are a time for us to relax and talk about anything related to our favorite subject!!!
BookSigning Among those reconnecting were The authors' book sale is always popular. Merikay Waldvogel takes the opportunity to have her books signed by authors Jan Tauer Wass and Marian Ann Montgomery.