MQS® 2016 Catalog of Classes and Events

Full Catalog 

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Technology Showcase

This year we have expanded the technology showcase to offer classes on three computerized systems. AutoPilot, IntelliQuilter® and Statler®.  Classes will be taught throughout the week of the show beginning on Tuesday.

MQS® School of Business - Sponsored by Cedar Rapids Convention and Visitors Bureau

Returning this year! The MQS® School of Business will help you get the right start when beginning your machine quilting business. Classes offered by leaders in the industry, cover everything to get you started on the right path. Classes are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday followed by a special luncheon specifically for the school of business attendees. Join us! You might just win a very special prize!

Cover, Index, and General Information


About Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Classes Only



Quilt Entry Information

Auction Form

Volunteer Form

Volunteer to Help at the Quilt Show

Online volunteer sign up for the 2016 MQS® Quilt Show is now available.  The show runs from May 11-14, and preparations for the show begin on May 8.  There are opportunities to volunteer from May 8-15.  You do not need to be a member to volunteer.  You may sign up for any number of shifts, consecutive shifts, and opportunities with EIHQ and MQS®.  You will receive automated reminders by email.

If you are not registered for classes you will be provided complimentary admission to the quilt show on the day you work. Or, if you volunteer only on days before the quilt show opens, you will be provided complimentary admission for a day when the show is open. To sign up CLICK HERE ; or, go to the EIHQ website at and click on the Volunteer Sign Up button near the bottom of the page.  If you have questions about volunteer sign up contact Pam Hutchison at Thank you for your help.

Marcia Hinrichs, 2016 Quilt Show Volunteer Coordinator

Angel Form

Paper Registration Form

Appraisal Form