The National Quilt Museum’s Shop
Paducah, KY
10-5 Mon-Sat Year-round; 1-5 Sun April-October

The National Quilt Museum’s Shop features many quilt-related gifts as well as fine crafted pottery, jewelry, blown glass and more. The Shop’s Book Room features more than 800 quilt-related titles. Students at The National Quilt Museum enjoy exceptional facilities and top instructors while exploring the galleries for relaxation and inspiration! For a full class list, visit


Do you have any advice for someone who wants to start quilting who never has before?
First, do not get overwhelmed by the award-winning quilts in the museum’s galleries! Instead, find one that especially draws you in for a closer look. Think about what it is that interests you about the quilt and use those aspects as ideas for what you want to create. Then explore the Shop’s Book Room which features more than 800 different book titles. Museum staff can help you find books particularly good for beginner quilters and give directions to the local quilt shops for all your supplies. Don’t forget to check out the museum’s list of classes for quilters at all levels!

What’s your favorite part of the day at work?

Ask this question to any of the staff at The National Quilt Museum and you will get close to the same answer from everyone! It would be talking with the visitors after viewing the exhibits. As a museum centered on the art of quilting, the variety and number of quilts available is outstanding. More than 150 quilts are on exhibit year-round and highlight the best trends and quilters of today’s art quilt as well as contemporary traditional quilts. The museum opens eyes to what was a pastime of our ancestors is now a modern form of art!

Happy National Quilting Month!

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