KCRQF 2019 — Thread Therapy!

One of our most enthusiastic vendors is Rachel with Thread Therapy from West Fork, Arkansas!  She is excited to be coming to Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival for the first time, and meeting new friends!

Thread Therapy is an online shop featuring an eclectic mix of fabrics and quilting supplies.   Rachel will bring the newest from her shop to Festival — see her website for what you can expect!

We met Rachel last year at the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Show and were immediately impressed with her passion for quilting.  We know you’ll enjoy visiting her booth in June!

You can also follow Thread Therapy on Facebook! 

KCRQF 2019 — Classes with Sue Heinz of Kismet Quilting!

We are pleased to have Sue Heinz and Kismet Quilting returning to Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival!

Sue Heinz

Sue Heinz is the owner of Kismet Quilting LLC, and is the author of two Drawn to Mastery series workbooks, Fill Harmonics, a background design collection and Sue’s newest book, Elemental Designs. 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.

In addition, Kismet Quilting is supporting KCRQF as a Copper Sponsor and vendor.

Looking forward to sharing her techniques with students in June, Sue is offering these lecture/demo classes:

Caffeinated Design — Thursday, June 13, 8:00 – 12:00 noon

Fast & Fabulous Free-Motion Grid Designs — Friday, June 14, 8:00 – 10:00 am

You’ve Got a Friend Named Elmer — Friday, June 14, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

For more information about Sue and these lecture/demo classes, visit her page on our website here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/sue-heinz

To sign up for Sue’s classes, click here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

Shop Now — Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!

Our Merchandise Committee is busy gathering items for your shopping pleasure!  In addition to unique items for purchase at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019, these items are available for preorder now.  Check them out on the website at https://kcrqf.com/shop/

“Quilters Friendship Ribbons” — Pattern Available $10.00 Designed by Diann R. White — Over 20 pages of step-by-step instructions to create a stunning 68”x84” quilt.  Each of the 18 guilds participating in the Festival designed a block to represent their guild.

Written for quilters of all levels, this pieced pattern is one of the best values you can find. Limited quantities are available.

KCRQF 2019 Show Pin — $5.00

Shopping Bag — $7.50

Features a large pocket with two smaller pockets on the front and a pocket on each of the ends suitable for holding a drink. The shoulder strap is adjustable so that the bag can be used as either a regular bag, shoulder bag or cross body bag — Perfect for holding purchases at Festival!

2019 Festival T-Shirt – $15.00 – $18.00

Tropical Blue — Short Sleeve — Crew Neck — Unisex Sizing

Order now and pick up when you arrive at 2019 Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival!    https://kcrqf.com/shop/

KCRQF 2019 – Workshops and Trunk Show with Barb Eikmeier!

Quilt book author and fabric designer Barbara J. Eikmeier created her “portable career” while traveling the country with her husband in the Army.   She loves meeting new people, presenting trunk shows and teaching at guilds.

Barb loves all quilting techniques, especially hand applique, and recently posted her “Ruby’s Flower Baskets” on her Facebook page to celebrate spring.   You can see more about Barb on her website, www.barbsfavorites.com, and follow her on Facebook.

“Ruby’s Flower Baskets” by Barbara J. Eikmeier

You will have opportunities to meet Barb and appreciate her warm personality and eagerness to share her passion in these KCRQF offerings:

“Designing Fabrics, Designing Quilts” Trunk Show — Wednesday, June 12 — 12:00 to 1:30 pm

“Back Basting Applique Technique” — Thursday, June 13 — 1:00 to 6:00 pm

“Straight Stitch Machine Embroidery” — Saturday, June 15 — 3:00 to 7:00 pm

Find out more about Barb and her classes here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/barbara-j-eikmeier/

Sign up for your favorite here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

KCRQF 2019 – Trunk Show and Workshops with Stephanie Brandenburg!

Do you admire the beautiful artistry of the fabric by Frond Designs?  Experience the creative talent of Stephanie Brandenburg first hand at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!

A Silver Sponsor for Festival, Frond Designs’ booth will feature their latest fabric collections for your shopping pleasure.

Stephanie is offering these opportunities to gain inspiration while exploring your creative side:

Frond Designs Trunk Show – Thursday, June 13 – 4:00 to 5:30 pm

“Thread Punk” Workshop – Thursday, June 13 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

“Fabric Painting” — Friday, June 14 — 3:00 to 6:00 pm

You can find complete information about Stephanie, Frond Design Studio and the trunk show and workshops here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/stephanie-brandenburg/

Visit the website to sign up for classes and events:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/


KCRQF 2019 – Workshops and Trunk Shows with Reeze Hanson!

Reeze Hanson is a very talented and busy lady!  We are happy to offer a variety of opportunities for you to learn from her at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019.

Reeze Hanson

In addition to designing patterns as Morning Glory Designs, Reeze is an entertaining speaker and award-winning teacher.

Find out more about Reeze and her classes and trunk shows on our website Here.

For KCRQF 2019, she is offering the following:

Thursday, June 13 — 2:00 to 4:00 pm — “Runner Up” Trunk Show

Friday, June 14 — 8:00 to 11:00 am — EQ8 – Designing Quilts on the Computer

Friday, June 14 — 3:00 to 6:00 pm — “The Big Apple” — Curved Piecing Without Pins

Saturday, June 15 — 3:00 to 6:00 pm — “Winding Ways” — Curved Piecing Without Pins

You may sign up for these classes and workshops here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

Be sure and visit Reeze’s website, www.morningglorydesigns.com to see all of her beautiful designs, and follow her on Facebook.  Morning Glory Designs is also one of our vendors, so you will be able to appreciate the quilts in person!

KCRQF 2019 – Judged Quilt Show

We’ve had a great response to our call for quilts for the Judged Quilt section of Festival!

This section of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival is open to anyone for entry.

We have a limited number of spots available, so if you’re thinking about displaying your latest creation, check out all the details for entering here: https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/judgedquiltshow

Why should you enter a quilt?

  • Thousands of quilt lovers enjoy viewing your work
  • Your quilt will act as inspiration for others
  • Our judge will give you valuable input about your quilt
  • Ribbons will be awarded in each category; three entries will be awarded prizes.

Our Best of Show winner will receive a Bernina 770QE, donated by Windmill Sewing Center, and valued at $6,000.

The Sponsors Award winner will receive a Baby Lock Soprano, donated by Missouri Sewing Machine, valued at $2,799.

Our Judge’s Choice winner will receive a GO! Big + 9″ Qube, donated by Quilters HQ, and valued at $820.

Questions?  Email us at judging@kcrqf.com

KCRQF 2019 – Dresden Love with Susan Marth!

Do you love small blocks and quilts?  Want to learn some techniques and tricks for dresden plate blocks?

If so, you want to sign up for “Dresden Love” — the workshop offered at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival by Susan Marth.

This little quilt is just 11 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ finished — so precious!  You’ll enjoy time in the class with Susan, the designer of popular dresden plate patterns and more!  Plus, she brings a kit with all the fabrics you will need included.

“Dresden Love” workshop will be on Thursday, June 13, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm — Join in the fun making Susan’s adorable Tiny & Mini Dresden Plate blocks. Susan will give you the skills to make each block perfect. It’s not hard with the right tools and techniques.  Great class for beginner to advanced skills.

See the complete information about this class here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/susan-r-marth/

Sign up for her class here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

Once you master techniques in the workshop, you will enjoy shopping in Susan’s booth at Festival!