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Anchored by long-lasting traditions and year-round quilt and fiber art experiences, Paducah, Kentucky is known as Quilt City USA®, a UNESCO Creative City recognized for connecting cultures through creativity and advancing the art of quilting worldwide. Paducah has a reputation for preserving the fine craft of quiltmaking while nurturing its evolution into a vibrant and sophisticated modern art form.

Paducah hosts both a Spring and Fall “Quilt Week” . The event is attended by 1000s of visitors looking to learn through workshops and lectures and from the over 400 vendors. Celebrate the depth of the fiber art experience with special events at Yeiser Art Center, African American Quilts at the Hotel Metropolitan, shopping at Paducah’s quilt and fabric shops including Hancock’s of Paducah and Eleanor Burns’ Quilt in a Day and so much more.

But, if you can’t make make one of the Quilt Weeks , no problem. Paducah offers many other options for those suffering from quilting fever. Visiting the patchwork riverfront of Paducah one can find around 10 fabric shops.

As if all that wasn’t enough there are always events and workshops surrounding the quilting world.

Finally, if this is all just to much to absorb, subscribe to Paducah’s Quilting Newsletter by clicking here.