KCRQF 2019 – Starts in 2 days!

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 opens on Thursday, June 13!

Thursday and Friday, June 13 and 14 — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, June 15 — 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:  Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kansas.

Some classes and trunk shows begin tomorrow, with a full schedule on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Check out the website HERE to see what classes have openings.

Tomorrow night is Preview Night — If you don’t have a ticket, you can pay at the door.  Full Info Here.

What else is happening?

  • Judged Quilt Show
  • Guild Quilt Showcase
  • Over 110 vendors
  • Appraisals
  • Demonstrations by our vendors and sponsors
  • Silent auction/sale of small quilts to benefit The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees
  • Special Collection Quilts by Jo Morton and Cynthia Parry
  • Concerts with Ricky Tims on Thursday and Friday evening. Information Here on tickets

Questions?  email us at contact@kcrqf.com

 

KCRQF 2019 – Preview Night!

If you already purchased your tickets online for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 Preview Night — we’ll see you on Wednesday evening!  Just bring your email confirmation to check in that night.

If you realize now you don’t want to miss out — tickets will be available at the door!

We’ll be celebrating the opening of Festival all evening – starting at 6:00 pm.

Full information can be found here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/kcrqf-preview-night/

Make a plan to meet your friends and our instructional staff, vendors and sponsors, and support The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees!

 

 

 

KCRQF 2019 – Countdown to Sign Up!

Wow — it’s June 1!  Only three more days — online sign up for classes, trunk shows, Preview Night and Festival tickets ends June 4. 

Sign up on the website Here for the following:

Preview Night — Wednesday, June 12 — 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Meet and Greet our celebrity guests – Enjoy music and food –
Then be the first to view the vendors and quilts!

First chance to bid/buy on the small quilts donated to benefit The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees — sure to be popular with KC Chiefs fans will be this likeness of Patrick Mahomes in fabric created by Cindy Wilbur of Miami County Quilters Guild.

Trunk Shows!
A variety of topics presented by talented, creative and inspiring designers and quilters!  A great chance to take a break in your shopping and viewing of the quilts each day.

Classes!
These classes are almost full!  Don’t miss out if you’re interested!

“Free Wheeling Single Girl” with Denyse Schmidt — 1 place left!
Thursday, June 13 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm   More Info Here

EQ8 for Beginners with Reeze Hanson — 2 places left!
Friday, June 14 – 8:00 to 11:00 am — Hands on Lecture (under Trunk Shows) — need to bring your computer.  Find out more Here

Map Making with Fabric with Timna Tarr
Saturday, June 15 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm   Find out more Here.

Featherweight Maintenance with Nova Montgomery — 2 places left!
Saturday, June 15 — 8:00 am to 4:00 pm  More info Here

KCRQF 2019 – Preview Night Tickets

We are looking forward to celebrating the opening of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!  Please join us for Preview Night on Wednesday, June 12!

For one hour, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, we’ll enjoy the island music sounds of duo Calypso Bluz, appetizers, cash bar, and Meet and Greet time with our celebrity teachers and other honored guests.

Proceeds from Preview Night will benefit two local non-profit sewing related agencies –The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.

At 7:00, the doors to the Exhibit Hall and Ballroom will open — attendees will be the first to shop with our vendors and view the quilts!  In addition, it will be a chance to bid on or buy one of the small quilts donated to benefit The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.  We had a fabulous response from guild members making and donating these quilts, receiving over 240!  In addition, we were thrilled to receive the quilt below from an attendee traveling to Festival from California!

Be sure to purchase your Preview Night ticket Here to share our excitement!  Online sales end June 4.

Here is a little eye candy of a few quilts you’ll find in the Small Quilt Auction/Sale.  You can view all the small quilts in an album on our Facebook page.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCRQF 2019 – Preview Night – Join the Fun!

Join us for Preview Night on Wednesday, June 12 for our Preview Night — we’ll celebrate the opening of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!

Enjoy the tropical sounds of Calypso Bluz, while you Meet N Greet our honored guests, including celebrity designers and instructors.  Following the appetizer hour, we will open the doors to the Exhibit Hall, filled with vendors, and the Ballroom, filled with quilts!

Sign up Here to reserve your ticket.

Be the first to bid and buy our Small Quilts — benefiting The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.  Here are just a few of the over 200 to select from:

 

KCRQF 2019 — Finalize Plans Now!

How are your plans coming for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019?

We are looking forward to seeing everyone in June!  If you haven’t finalized your plans, now is the time!

Have a group or bus of friends coming to Festival?  Send an email to groups@kcrqf.com to make your visit easier!

Our first ever Preview Night will offer a chance to celebrate and enjoy a unique event!

  • Enjoy the tropical island sounds of Calypso Bluz
  • Appetizers and cash bar
  • Meet N Greet with our honored guests
  • Shopping time with our vendors
  • Viewing of the quilt show
  • First chance to bid and buy our Small Quilts

All of this to benefit our chosen organizations, The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great seats are still available for both dates — “An Evening With Ricky Tims” — Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14.  Click Here to reserve your tickets!

Classes and trunk shows are still filling — some are sold out — but we still have many opportunities with fabulous instructors available!  Check out the entire list and descriptions on our website here: https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/

When you’ve made your decision, you can register here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

Our Participating Guilds will all have their Opportunity Quilts on display with chances to win.  Tickets will also be sold for a chance to win the KCRQF Quilt — “Quilters Friendship Ribbons” — and the winner will be chosen on Saturday, June 15.  This original design pattern is available for preorder and at the show.  CLICK HERE to see all the Festival items available.

KCRQF 2019 — More Small Quilts!

Our Participating Guild members are incredibly talented and generous!  Just this last week, we received almost 100 more small quilts (totaling over 240) for our Small Quilt Silent Auction/Sale!  If you are on Facebook, we’ve posted pictures of all of them in an album on our Facebook page.

These wonderful small quilts will be up for silent auction/sale beginning on Preview Night, Wednesday, June 12.  Tickets are still available for that event, but are in limited quantity.  You can sign up for Preview Night here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

What isn’t sold on Preview Night, will be available during the three days of Festival, June 13, 14 and 15.

Here are just a few — such a variety — something for everyone!  Come to KCRQF 2019 to find your favorite!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCRQF 2019 – Groups Welcome!

Is your large group or bus group planning your trip to Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019?

If you haven’t already contacted our groups coordinator, now is the time!  She can make your experience seamless and fun!

Knowing your arrival date and time will allow us to have one of our Ambassadors meet you at the door, with everything you need.  If you pre-order your tickets for the show, you can save money and pick them up at the door.

Our groups coordinator can also help you buy tickets to special events —

“An Evening with Ricky Tims” tickets available for Thursday and Friday evenings, June 13 and 14.   Info Here.

Preview Night — Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 to 9:00 pm — Enjoy tropical island music  while you enjoy early entry to the quilt show, vendors and more!   Info Here.

For more information on how we can help you with the ultimate Festival experience, contact groups@kcrqf.com!

 

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:

 

 

 

 

Register Now for Classes and Workshops at KCRQF 2019!

Registration is now open for all classes and workshops offered for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019, June 12 – 15!  In the coming months, you will learn more about our impressive roster of instructors.

To find out about all the classes, trunk shows and special events, click on this link on our home page www.kcrqf.com“Follow this link to begin planning your festival experience!” 

We’re excited to host our first “Preview Night” on Wednesday evening, June 12 — proceeds will benefit two sewing related non profits, The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are also happy to be presenting “An Evening with Ricky Tims” on Thursday and Friday evenings, June 13 and 14.  The venue for this is The White Theater at Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas.   All information is available HERE.

Looking forward your joining us for KCRQF 2019!