Prizes were presented on the last day of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival to those winners in attendance. We want to congratulate those quilters who received these honors, and thank our generous donors for providing such fabulous prizes!
“Best of Festival” — Janet Stone of Overland Park, Kansas, was awarded a Bernina 770Q, donated by Windmill Sewing Center. Her quilt “Frippery ABC” received top honors in the Judged Quilt category.
Janet Stone with Windmill Sewing Center owners
Our Platinum Sponsors, Missouri Sewing Machine Co. and Windmill Sewing Center, chose their favorite quilt in the Judged Quilt category. It is “Stars, Stars, Stars” made by Lynette Koelzer, of Wood River, Nebraska. Lynette received a Baby Lock Soprano, donated by Missouri Sewing Machine Co.
Accepting for Lynette from Platinum Sponsors Missouri Sewing Machine Co. and Windmill Sewing Center
Our Judge, Kathi Eubank, chose her favorite quilt — “Elegance” was created by Elsie Campbell of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Elsie received the AccuQuilt Go!Big 9″Qube donated by Quilters HQ.
Joan of Quilters HQ with the prize for Judge’s Choice
Prizes were also presented to the top three winners in the Viewers Choice category of the Guild Showcase.
“Cross Kansas Trip” created by Kay Mueller of Lawrence, Kansas, was voted the favorite quilt by viewers. The prize was a Janome MC6700P donated by Missouri Sewing Machine Co.
Carolyn of Missouri Sewing Machine Company
“Hazel’s Diary” by Sandy Meyers of Peculiar, Missouri, was awarded the Brother Scan N Cut, donated by Windmill Sewing Center, for 2nd place in Viewers Choice.
Myron of Windmill Sewing Center
“Can I Have Your Scraps, Please?” by Diann White of Belton, Missouri, received the award for 3rd place in Viewers Choice. She was awarded the EverSewn Sparrow, donated by Show-Me Quilting.
Beth of Show-Me Quilting and Diann White
At the conclusion, the name of the winner of our Festival Opportunity Quilt was drawn. This gorgeous quilt was designed and made by KCRQF Member Director Diann White, and luckily her mother won it! They are both thrilled that it will stay in the family.
Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 Opportunity Quilt
Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co. donated a Pfaff Passport to be won by one of our Participating Guild members. Anyone who volunteered as a “white glove” hostess is eligible, and the drawing will be at our next meeting. Thanks, Elaine and Harper’s — we can’t wait to see who wins!
Co-Chair Susie Saunders thanks Elaine from Harper’s on behalf of the KCRQF Board