Local couple named contestants at internaitonal AQS quilt show

  • Floyd and Wilma Moss of Sulphur Springs have been named contestants at the American Quilter's Society annual show, which will be held in Dayton Beach, Fla.in February 2020. Courtesy
    Floyd and Wilma Moss of Sulphur Springs have been named contestants at the American Quilter's Society annual show, which will be held in Dayton Beach, Fla.in February 2020. Courtesy
  • "Grey Ombre" is the title of the quilt Floyd and Wilma Moss have entered into competition for the American Quilter's Society's annual competition.
    "Grey Ombre" is the title of the quilt Floyd and Wilma Moss have entered into competition for the American Quilter's Society's annual competition.
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The Arts

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, announced Wilma Moss and Floyd Moss of Sulphur Springs have been accepted as contestants with their quilt, “Grey Ombre,” at AQS QuiltWeek, which will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla.

AQS QuiltWeek will feature 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.

There will be contest quilts, as well as hundreds of special exhibit quilts, 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, Feb. 26 through Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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 AQS

The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 35 years, AQS believes that with the proper resources, the creative individual can take their quilting projects beyond what they can imagine. For more information about the American Quilter’s Society, visit http:// www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.