Superior Threads — Ruby Sponsor for KCRQF 2019

Joining us as a Ruby Sponsor for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 — Superior Threads!

Superior features threads for all your needs — Quilting, Piecing, Sewing and Embroidery.  Their booth at Festival will be filled with colorful products and experts on hand to advise you on your next project.

Check out their website — the “Education” section will answer your questions on threads and more.

“Nine Patch Revolution” Trunk Show

Presenting quilts and stories about their Nine Patch Revolution book will be Jenifer Dick and Angela Walters.

These two talented and energetic quilters will show you the 20 modern projects reinterpreting the classic nine-patch block.

Jennifer Dick

Jenifer is the creator of the Modern Monday quilt along and blogs on her website 42Quilts, focusing on educating new quilters and providing fun for experienced quilters.  She is currently designing with Trisch Price under the name of Everyday Stitches, a vendor for KCRQF 2019.  If you’re on Facebook, you can follow Jenifer there.

Angela Walters

Angela has accomplished a great deal in her young life!  Not only is she an author, quilter, teacher and fabric designer, she is the owner of Quilting Is My Therapy quilt shop in Liberty, Missouri.  Angela provides entertainment and education with her videos on the Midnight Quilt Show on Facebook.

The trunk show with Jenifer and Angela will be on Thursday, June 13, from 11:00 am to 12:30.

See our instructional faculty with class dates Here!

Watch Sue Heinz on The Quilt Show!

Sue Heinz of Kismet Quilting is one of our talented teachers for KCRQF 2019 — and she just shared this news with us!

Sue recently taped an episode of The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson.  Her episode aired December 2 and maybe you were lucky enough to see it.  This is a subscription service, but until December 19 Sue’s episode is available to everyone HERE.  

In her interview with RIcky and Alex, you can find out more about Sue, her design company, Kismet Quilting, and what you can expect from her classes and booth at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival in June.

Keep watching as we introduce more teachers for KCRQF 2019!

 

 

 

From My Heart to Your Hands – KCRQF 2019 Vendor

Returning to Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 as a vendor will be From My Heart to Your Hands — Quilt Designs by Lori Smith.  Lori enjoys combining hand applique with machine piecing in her line of patterns for all levels.  The projects vary in size and degree of difficulty and many are offered as kits.

You can see all of Lori’s designs on her website, and will enjoy seeing them in person in June!

KCRQF 2019 Vendor — Quiltricks!

Joining us in June for KCRQF 2019 from Cary, North Carolina, is Quiltricks — a pattern company featuring the exclusive designs of Karen Comstock.

Karen creates patterns and kits for a variety of projects, including quilts, bags, block of the month and Quiltlet Trios.

Find out more about Quiltricks on their website, and follow them on Facebook.

Under The Hill Woodworking — KCRQF 2019 Vendor

Quilters LOVE tools and gadgets — and gifts — so be sure and check out the beautiful hand turned items from Under the Hill Woodworking of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Creations for quilting and sewing enthusiasts include seam rippers and a chain piecing cutter.

You can view all his products on the website, where you can see a video of how to use the chain piecing cutter Here.  Follow Under the Hill on Facebook to learn more.

Jenny Doan — Coming to KCRQF 2019!

By now, everyone in the quilting world has heard about Jenny Doan and the Missouri Star Quilt Company.  Transforming the town of Hamilton, Missouri, into a must-see destination for quilters was no small task for Jenny and her family.

Jenny will be presenting her trunk show on “Amazing Half-Square Triangles!” on Wednesday, June 12.  Her engaging personality will entertain and inform you as she shows favorite quilts and tells you how they were created.  Following her trunk show, Jenny will be enjoying time with friends at the “Meet and Greet” during our first-ever Preview Night.

If you want to know more about Jenny, Missouri Star Quilt Co. and her family, visit their website.  And be sure to follow them on Facebook and their YouTube channel.

Enjoy Jenny’s latest use of half-square triangles on a newly posted video on YouTube — Make a Christmas Tree Chevron Quilt tutorial!

KCRQF 2019 Instructor — Liz Granberg-Jerome

Returning as an instructor for KCRQF 2019 is Liz Granberg-Jerome.  This custom quilter, teacher, designer and imagineer will share her passion for quilting and Hexified Panel Quilts.

She will share her enthusiasm through her trunk show, machine quilting class and one-day workshop on the Mini Hexified Panel Quilt.

Find out more about Liz on her website and follow her on Facebook to see her designs come to life and her workshop adventures.

 

Preview Night – Wednesday, June 12, 2019!

Plans are continuing for KCRQF Preview Night!

When:  Wednesday, June 12 — 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Where:  Overland Park Convention Center

What:  A night of celebration with quilters — food, music, quilts and shopping!

Meet and Greet — a time to spend with many of our instructional faculty and designers, while we enjoy the music of Calypso Bluz.  Follow them on Facebook to enjoy a recent video of this tropical island duo.

And then — viewing the quilts and shopping — two favorite activities of quilters everywhere!  Our sponsors and vendors will be set up and ready to introduce the newest and best products on the market.

The evening will also kick off our Silent Auction and Sale of small quilts, made and donated by participating guild members.  Here are three we’ve seen so far:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All proceeds from ticket sales that evening, and the sale of small quilts throughout the Festival, will benefit two local non-profit sewing related agencies, The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.

Tickets for this inaugural event for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival will go on sale in January.