“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!

 

 

 

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.

 

Instructional Faculty for KCRQF 2019 – And Carrie Nelson

Posted on the website now is our group of talented instructors joining us for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!  See the listing Here.

We’ll be updating the website soon with more information about them and their trunk shows and classes.

In the meantime — we’ll continue to introduce them in posts.

Carrie Nelson is well known to quilters under her pattern design company, Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company.

Carrie named her pattern company for her beloved golden retriever, Rosie.  Under that name, she designed numerous quilt patterns, including Little Bits and Schnibbles.  She is also the creator of Cake Mixes, using 10″ squares.  A recent design – “Village” – seems to be popping up everywhere!

Carrie is currently the author of Moda Fabric’s Cutting Table blog.  You can follow her there!

Whether it’s a class for a small project like a pincushion or a new quilt, you’ll enjoy every minute with Carrie!

Announcing KCRQF 2019 Longarm Quilting Teachers!

So far, we’ve introduced a few of the teachers and speakers that will be with us at KCRQF in June.  In the next few days, we’ll introduce you to the rest of them.

We’re excited to share with you the names of our longarm quilting  teachers for June!  This group of young and enthusiastic women is excited to share their talent and knowledge with others.  Two of them have taught at previous Festivals; the other two are looking forward to the Festival experience!

Angela Walters — Besides being well-known for her quilting ability and teaching, Angela is a shop owner, fabric designer, author and the host of The Midnight Quilt Show.

She thinks everyone should love quilting as much as she does!  Find out more about her on her website and follow her on social media, including Facebook.

Tia Curtis is also returning for KCRQF 2019!  Her fabulous custom quilting is appreciated by many, especially fellow members of Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild.

 

If you’re not a machine quilter, you can have fun with Tia in a machine piecing class.  Visit her website, be sure and watch her videos posted there — you’ll learn a lot — and follow her on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Quiltoff keeps busy with her custom longarm quilting service, making quilts and teaching.

Recently moving from the Kansas City area to Colorado, she is looking forward to seeing her many friends and fellow quilters while here in June. You can see some of her amazing work and videos on her website — as well as follow her on Facebook.

Doria Hruska is an award-winning longarm quilter, author and teacher from Highland, Missouri.

Dorie created her own line of grid stencils and has authored several books.  You can find information about all her specialized products on her website – and you can follow her on Facebook.

Keep watching as we introduce you to more of the KCRQF 2019 instructional faculty!

 

Rob Appell — KCRQF 2019 Instructor!

We know you’ll be excited to learn that Rob Appell — known for his Man Sewing YouTube videos — will be joining us for KCRQF 2019!

 

Rob will bring his enthusiasm to us for a Trunk Show and two workshops.  Besides being the host of Man Sewing, he is known for quilted seascapes, free motion quilting and The Endangered Species Quilt Project.

Find out more about Man Sewing (and what it is) on his website, check out his videos on YouTube, and follow him on Facebook.

Donna Lynn Thomas — KCRQF 2019 Instructor!

Traveling the world as an Army wife hasn’t slowed Donna Lynn Thomas’ creativity!  In fact, it has inspired her to share her talents with others.

Passionate about quilting since 1975, Donna is the author of many books and creator of time-saving rulers.  Her classes focus on skills mastery techniques that enable her students to enjoy frustration-free sewing.

Click on the image to enjoy watching a recent interview with Donna posted on YouTube:

Find out more about Donna on her website, and follow her on Facebook.

Returning Instructor for KCRQF 2019 — Sue Heinz!

We are pleased to announce that Sue Heinz of Kismet Quilting will be returning for KCRQF 2019!

Sue’s passion is teaching and she brings to each of her classes a Fine Arts and Education background, over 25+ years of quilting experience, a sense of humor, design expertise and a commitment to help each of her students reach new levels of quilting excellence. She has authored four books, each brimming with fresh design ideas for free-motion quilting and has also invented several innovative marking tools and rulers – all to delight, intrigue and inspire. Teaching at guilds and national shows across the country, Sue has also been featured in national and international publications as well as being a guest on quilting TV programs. For more information about Sue, her classes, books and tools, and to see samples of her work, visit www.SueHeinz.com.  You can also follow her on Facebook.

Kelly Ashton — KCRQF 2019 Instructor!

A local treasure — Kelly Ashton!  Kelly describes herself as a “pragmatic” quilter.  Her current obsession is designing and piecing blocks and quilts that require set-in seams (Y-seams) pieced by machine.  This resulted in the authoring of her book Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles and More. 

In addition to quilty things, Kelly owns and operates The Creative Place, a retreat for quilters and other artists in Spring Hill, Kansas.

Watch for more information soon on the classes Kelly will be offering at KCRQF 2019.  Find out more about Kelly on her website, and follow her on Facebook.