KCRQF 2019 — Preview Night!

You’re Invited! 

Join the fun and help us celebrate the opening of
Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 with Preview Night!

Wednesday, June 12 — 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Overland Park Convention Center
Overland Park, Kansas


ENJOY —

  • The tropical island sounds of Calypso Bluz
  •  Delicious appetizers prepared especially for you
  •  Cash cocktail bar
  •  Meet ‘N Greet with our honored guests — Sponsors,  instructional faculty and designers, plus benefit recipients
  •  First viewing of the quilt show
  •  Shopping time with our vendors
  •  A chance to bid on and buy small quilts donated by participating guild members

Cost:  $40 — all proceeds from the evening and the sale of our small quilts will benefit two local sewing related non-profit agencies — The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees. You can learn more about them on their websites and follow their journeys on Facebook.

Sign up to be a part of this fun-filled, exciting evening here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

Here’s a sneak peek at a few of those wonderful small quilts:

 

 

 

 

KCRQF 2019 – Vendor and Teacher – Suzn Quilts!

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 is pleased that Suzn Quilts is joining us as a vendor and Basic Sponsor.

Original designs by Susan Marth incorporate her love of dresden plate quilts and also feature a series of quilt-as-you-go patterns.

Check out her website to learn more about these designs.

In addition, Susan will be offering her class “Dresden Love” on Thursday, June 13 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  She will guide you though making these tiny dresden plates using the right tools and techniques.  You can sign up for this class here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

KCRQF 2019 – Saturday Trunk Shows!

Enjoy part of your Festival time on Saturday, June 15, with one of these fabulous trunk shows — Full information is available on the website HERE.

“Addicted to Minis” with Donna Lynn Thomas — 9:00 to 10:30 am

Donna Lynn Thomas

Dive into the world of miniature quilts as Donna talks about the resurgent passion for small and teeny tiny quilts. Using lots of samples (and a little bit of power point) from her two books on miniature quilts, Donna will share the secrets about the challenges and joys of piecing blocks as small as 3/4” finished size. Her techniques will demonstrate just how achievable these little gems can be and challenge you to start making some treasures of your own.

“Sew Vintage!” with Amy Barickman — 10:00 to 11:30 am

Amy Barickman

Amy Barickman, founder of Indygo Junction, shares a trunk show lecture of ideas for incorporating vintage textiles, thrift shop finds and cast-offs into unique fashions…from recycling denim to embellishing with hankies. From aprons to pincushions learn how Amy curates and ideates design from the past into her modern line of products. She shares her new Fabriflair® line for dimensional paper piecing particularly as a means to preserve treasured textiles into meaningful gifts. Join the fun and be inspired from our local creative entrepreneur, Amy.

“Designing Fabric from Vintage Inspiration” with Renee Nanneman — 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Renee Nanneman

Have you ever wondered just how fabric is designed? Have you ever asked yourself, “Who creates the designs and how are colors chosen? What do those little colored circles on the selvedge the fabric mean?
FABRIC DESIGN 101
Having designed quilting fabrics for Andover Fabrics for over 12 years, Renée will show you her process of selecting vintage patterns, modifying scale & color, determining repeat and everything it takes to produce a collection of quality quilting fabric. Renée will show you how she brings her collections to life in quilts, sharing the stories behind the collections which number close to 50 print, woven & wool fabric groups for Andover Fabrics.

Discovering Quilts with Rob Appell — 4:00 to 5:30 pm

Rob Appell

Rob Appell is the host of “Man Sewing” on YouTube videos. He brings a fresh, young feel to his quilts. He specializes in quilted seascapes, free motion quilting and The Endangered Species Project.  Rob will bring his enthusiastic and creative energy to life while he talks about his quilts and journey as a popular YouTube host!

Sign up for these on the website:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

KCRQF 2019 Vendor – Show-Me Quilting

We are happy to welcome for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 returning vendor, Show-Me Quilting!

Show-Me Quilting is a full-line quilt shop with a modern twist —  offering fabric, patterns, books and notions. Owners Beth and Dave are experienced in longarm quilting machine sales, service, upgrades, parts and education for hand-guided and robotics quilting machines.

Look for their booth in June to learn more about their line of quilting machines and what’s new in the bright and well-stocked quilt shop!  Follow them on Facebook Here.

KCRQF 2019 Vendor – easyFab Design Studio

Joining us in June as a vendor for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival will be easyFab Design Studio.

easyFab Design software is a “no brainer” approach to create wonderful personalized photo fabric, no-sew templates, or your own fabric designs.

Expand your design capabilities by visiting their booth at Festival — or learn more about them on their website, www.easymade.com.

KCRQF 2019 – Indygo Junction

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 is excited to welcome Indygo Junction as a vendor!

Amy Barickman is the founder of Indygo Junction, as well as an author and fabric designer.  Indygo Junction patterns feature designs for apparel, purses, home decor, toys and more.

Amy inspires countless crafters to explore their own creative spirit and experiment with the newest sewing, fabric and crafting techniques.  We look forward to fresh, new ideas at Festival in June!

Amy will also be presenting her trunk show, “Sew Vintage!” on Saturday, June 15 at 10:00.  You can find out more about that HERE.

Visit the Indygo Junction website — check out their video tutorials — and follow Amy’s blog on www.amybarickman.com.

KCRQF 2019 Copper Sponsor – Mistyfuse!

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 is pleased to have Mistyfuse joining us again as a Copper Sponsor!

Mistyfuse, Transdoodle and Goddess Sheets are fine products for fiber arts and so much more!  You will have a chance to find out more about these products in June at Festival!

Learn more about how you can use them on their website, and follow them on Facebook.

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 – Shop Now!

Available now for preorder — KCRQF commemorative items!  Don’t miss out — place your order, and pick it up at the Festival.  Take a look at all the items Here.

Short sleeve T-Shirt in Tropical Blue —

Great tote bag — adjustable strap so you can wear several ways —

Enamel pin — collect and share with friends —

2019 Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival — Opportunity Quilt Pattern — Quilter’s Friendship Ribbon

All 18 guilds participated in designing blocks for the unique design, bordered with a ribbon pattern.  Tickets will be sold for chances to win the finished quilt at Festival — make your own from a limited edition pattern.

We’ll have more items in our booth at Festival — order these now Here to be sure you don’t miss out!