Carol Butzke

Carol Butzke is a certified AQS textile appraiser, one of three instructors for the AQS Appraisal Certification program, and a member of the certification board. She is a member of the Professional Association of Appraisers – Quilted Textiles (PAAQT). She is also a certified NQA/NACQJ quilt judge, teacher, lecturer, writer, researcher, exhibit curator, quiltmaker, and quilt collector. She was co-author of The AQS Guide to Quilt Care, and also serves as a consultant and board member for the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.

Carol’s quilts have appeared in various publications including American Quilter, Quilters Newsletter, and the Quilt Art Engagement Calendar. You can even find Carol’s work on the cover of a college history textbook!

There are no workshops so we can all celebrate the holidays with our families.


Forever Paisley

November 19, 7PM

Have you been entranced by the exotic paisley design?  This lecture will explore the origins of the design, its evolution, its meaning and its importance is 19th century textile history.  If you own a paisley shawl or have a quilt with paisley fabrics, please bring to share.