Arlington Quilters To Compete Internationally

Jennifer Emry, of Arlington, has been accepted as a contestant with her quilt, Blue Windows, at the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek – Fall Paducah, Ky. Kerry Britton, of Arlington, also has been accepted as a contestant with her quilts, WOW in the Garden: Leucospermum sp and WOW in the Garden: Leucadendron Saligenum.

The event features close to 700 quilts from around the world. The quiltmakers will compete for $121,250 in cash awards. Quilts in this international contest and exhibition come from around the world, with entries from 38 states and 16 countries.

Admission to AQS QuiltWeek can be purchased at the Schroeder Expo Center and includes access to all special exhibitions and the Merchant Mall. Hours are Wednesday, Sept. 11 through Friday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets and additional information can be found at quiltweek.com or by calling 1-270-898-7903. This event is open to the public.

For more information about the American Quilter’s Society, visit http://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.

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