If you are looking for the heart of the quilting world, you will find it in Paducah, Kentucky. The National Quilt Museum is a destination for quilter’s and art enthusiasts worldwide. The museum features three galleries exhibiting the finest quilt and fiber art in the world, which are rotated 8–10 times a year. Throughout the year, the museum hosts educational programs taught by master quilters. If you enjoy quilt trials, Kentucky is for you, because there are a lot of them throughout the state.
Each spring, Paducah becomes a mecca for fiber artists when it hosts the AQS show QuiltWeek. Here you will find exhibits, a vendor mall, classes, lectures and special events. There are events throughout the community, too, celebrating quilts and fiber arts. This is a huge event that you will want to see at least once.
While you are here, visit a quilt shop. Kentucky has a lot to choose from! Shopping in Kentucky quilt shops will be an adventure to remember. Use our most trusted directory to search for and share quilt shops in Kentucky.
Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State, due to the bluegrass found in many of its pastures. The state has a diverse environment and abundant resources, including the world’s longest cave system, Mammoth Cave National Park. Kentucky is also home to the highest per-capita number of deer and turkey in the United States, making hunting a popular past time.
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