Enjoy part of your Festival time on Saturday, June 15, with one of these fabulous trunk shows — Full information is available on the website HERE.
“Addicted to Minis” with Donna Lynn Thomas — 9:00 to 10:30 am
Dive into the world of miniature quilts as Donna talks about the resurgent passion for small and teeny tiny quilts. Using lots of samples (and a little bit of power point) from her two books on miniature quilts, Donna will share the secrets about the challenges and joys of piecing blocks as small as 3/4” finished size. Her techniques will demonstrate just how achievable these little gems can be and challenge you to start making some treasures of your own.
“Sew Vintage!” with Amy Barickman — 10:00 to 11:30 am
Amy Barickman, founder of Indygo Junction, shares a trunk show lecture of ideas for incorporating vintage textiles, thrift shop finds and cast-offs into unique fashions…from recycling denim to embellishing with hankies. From aprons to pincushions learn how Amy curates and ideates design from the past into her modern line of products. She shares her new Fabriflair® line for dimensional paper piecing particularly as a means to preserve treasured textiles into meaningful gifts. Join the fun and be inspired from our local creative entrepreneur, Amy.
“Designing Fabric from Vintage Inspiration” with Renee Nanneman — 12:30 to 2:00 pm
Have you ever wondered just how fabric is designed? Have you ever asked yourself, “Who creates the designs and how are colors chosen? What do those little colored circles on the selvedge the fabric mean?
FABRIC DESIGN 101
Having designed quilting fabrics for Andover Fabrics for over 12 years, Renée will show you her process of selecting vintage patterns, modifying scale & color, determining repeat and everything it takes to produce a collection of quality quilting fabric. Renée will show you how she brings her collections to life in quilts, sharing the stories behind the collections which number close to 50 print, woven & wool fabric groups for Andover Fabrics.
Discovering Quilts with Rob Appell — 4:00 to 5:30 pm
Rob Appell is the host of “Man Sewing” on YouTube videos. He brings a fresh, young feel to his quilts. He specializes in quilted seascapes, free motion quilting and The Endangered Species Project. Rob will bring his enthusiastic and creative energy to life while he talks about his quilts and journey as a popular YouTube host!
Sign up for these on the website: http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/