Monday, April 11, 2011

Quilt City USA

Where is the quilting mecca? Why Paducah, of course. There are many quilting shows nowadays, but going to Paducah is an adventure in itself.

Three years ago I went to Paducah with my BFF. We said we would be back. But things happen, life throws curve balls, and we did not make it there. BUT we have been blessed to be able to return to the Quilting City this year!


We've talked about it, and tried to make plans, but this time it is happening. We even found a hotel room IN Paducah! Woo-hoo!

Photos courtesy National Quilting Museum
Anyone else going??

19 comments:

Janice said...

I would love to go to Paducah. It has been one of my quilty wishes, but it just hasnt worked out. I think that my husband and I will plan a camping trip up that way for April next year. Have a great time and thanks for stopping by my blog.

Janice

Nancy said...

I will be there on Friday only. I take a bus down from St Louis for the day..

Leslie McNeil of MarveLes Art Studios said...

Have a GREAT time! Someday... it's on my bucket list!

Carrie P. said...

Have fun. Won't be there but I have been to the museum.

Shirleymac said...

Lucky you. Wish I could go but I have too much going on in my life. I have a friend who lives near there. She's not a quilter but I know she'd put me up and maybe even venture into the show.

Thelma said...

I'm a going....and am counting the days!!

Sharrieboberry said...

I wish I was going! Maybe some day. I do make it to the International Quilt Festival in Houston and it wears me out!

Wear good shoes and buy gel inserts-even if you don't use them on a day-to-day basis. Have fun!

Sewn With Grace said...

My MIL wants me to take her and I don't know much about it. Could you email me the dates or the link to the show? Is it a show? Blessings!
sewnwithgrace@yahoo.com

Becky said...

Yahoo!!!! I'm going for the first time ever. My friend Brenda is taking classes in quilt appraisal. I offered to go with her. We are arriving Tuesday evening. Will head for home on Saturday. Would love to try and meet up if that's possible!

scottylover said...

I'll be there Wednesday through Saturday morning! We are staying at Kentucky Lake Dam. Last year I took the bus from here (St. Louis) and it wasn't near enough time! This year 3 friends are joining me, so it will be a blast!
Sandy A

Dawn said...

I'll be there this year for the first time! Going with my mom who lives in Eastern KY. I'm so jealous that you got a room in Paducah! We'll be driving in and then driving back out to find a place to sleep at night ~ playing it by ear, but we'll be there, even if we sleep in the car Lol!

Allie said...

I'll be going in my dreams - you have a wonderful time!!!!!!!!!!!

Nanci said...

I talk of it all the time with Helen my friend and teacher. I'd love to go, maybe next year.
Sigh! Your photos are the tale.

Crispy said...

Oh you lucky ladies!! Someday I will make it there. You have a wonderful time :0)

Crispy

Pat / Silver Thimble Quilt Co. said...

Have a wonderful time..I've been 6 times and loved it more with each visit!

Pat

Kathie said...

oh lucky you but I chose to go to HOuston this year, so maybe next year!
have fun and PLEASE tell us all about it!
Kathie

Quilter Going Bananas said...

I'm going too! It's been on my wish list to go since I found out it existed in 1995 :^)

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh, I would love to learn how to make quilts and go to to where you're going! Have a fun and tell us all about it!
Thanks for dropping by and for the sweet comment, I'm so glad we visitted!
Hugs
Fabby

Feeling Simply Quilty said...

I've gone for years. Patty's Settlement, Hancocks, MAQ, Great BBQ, so many things to do there. Oh yeah, and the quilt show...woohoo!