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Marion quilter's work chosen for international competition

  • Linda Woodard

    Linda Woodard

  • This quilt, designed by Marion resident Linda Woodard could be an award winner.

    This quilt, designed by Marion resident Linda Woodard could be an award winner.
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Submitted by Alyssa Ragsdale
American Quilters Society
updated: 7/26/2019 11:19 AM

MARION -- The American Quilter's Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce that Linda Woodard of Marion has been accepted as a contestant with her quilt, Crazy Legs, at AQS QuiltWeek this fall in Paducah.

AQS QuiltWeek-Fall Paducah features close to 700 quilts from around the world. The high point of the show recognizes the artistry of today's quiltmakers as hundreds of quilters in the AQS Quilt Contest 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.

Come see all the contest quilts, as well as hundreds of special exhibit quilts on display. 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, September 11th through Friday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. T

Tickets and additional information can be found at quiltweek.com or by calling 1-270-898-7903. This event is open to the public.

About the American Quilter's Society

The American Quilter's Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For more information about the American Quilter's Society, please visit http://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.