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Navasota Quilter to compete in AQS QuiltWeek at Daytona Beach

January 08, 2020 - 00:00
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    Courtesy photo Navasota quilt maker Julia Shores has been accepted as a contestant at AQS QuiltWeek in Daytona Fl, with her quilt entitled “Real Cowgirls.”
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American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce that Julia Shores of Navasota, has been accepted as a contestant with her quilt, Real Cowgirls, at AQS QuiltWeek in Daytona Beach, FL.

AQS QuiltWeek in Daytona Beach features 422 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 $54,000 in cash awards. Quilts in this international contest and exhibition come from around the world, with entries from 35 states and 13 countries.

All the contest quilts, as well as hundreds of special exhibit quilts will be on display. Admission to AQS QuiltWeek can be purchased at the Ocean Center and includes access to all special exhibitions and the Merchant Mall. Hours are Wednesday, February 26 through Friday, February 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, February 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets and additional information can be found at or by calling 1-270-898-7903. This event is open to the public.