KCRQF 2019 — Thursday Trunk Shows!

Planning to attend Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 on Thursday, June 13?  Schedule some time to experience one of the fabulous trunk shows we have scheduled!  These presenters will inspire you — and we know you will be entertained!

You can find all the information about them Here.  After you register, you can choose “Festival Registration Fee, Events and Class Selection”.

Click on their pictures to link to their website —

Mickey Depre — “Let’s Get Hexed!” — 8:00 to 9:30 am

Mickey Depre

Marti Michell — “The Accidental Quilter — 8:00 to 9:30 am

Marti Michell

Timna Tarr — “Flying Colors” — 10:00 to 11:30 am

Timna Tarr

Jen Dick and Angela Walters — “Nine Patch Revolution” 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Jenifer Dick

 

Angela Walters

 

Dawn Heese — “Working with Wool ” — 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Dawn Heese

Reeze Hanson — “Runner Up” — 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Reeze Hanson

Lori Triplett — “Out of Africa” — 5:00 to 6:30 pm

Lori Triplett

KCRQF 2019 – Trunk Shows!

Are you planning your trip to Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 — but don’t have enough time to take a workshop?

We have a wonderful lineup of trunk shows offered during four days — in an hour and a half, you will be entertained and inspired by some of the country’s best quilters!  So, plan your day (or days) with some breaks to treat yourself to fabulous quilts!

We’ll start with Wednesday, June 12 — watch in the future for Thursday, Friday and Saturday recaps.

“Designing Fabrics, Designing Quilts” with Barb Eikmeier — Noon to 1:30 pm

As a fabric designer for Kansas City based Paintbrush Studio Fabrics, a division of Fabri-quilt, Barb designs reproduction fabric collections. Learn about the process from concept to completed fabric and enjoy a trunk show of the quilts Barb has designed to showcase her collections.

“Adventures with Sixty Degree Triangle Qulits” with Liz Granberg-Jerome — 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Join Liz as she takes you through her journey using 60 degree triangles to make kaleidoscopic hexies that produced a variety of quilts. Her journey touches on One Block Wonders, Stack-and-Whacks, and has evolved into her original design Hexified Panel Quilts, a hybrid that merges techniques learned along the way. Using panels to create kaleidoscopic quilts opened a whole new world of design and artistry as every quilt is completely different. These quilts will change the way you look at panels forevermore!

“Half Square Triangle Possibilities” with Jenny Doan — 4:00 to 5:30 pm

In this trunk show you will learn Jenny’s favorite ways to make half square triangles. Then she will fill your mind with ideas for how to make amazing quilts using half square triangles. They are in almost every quilt we make! The possibilities are endless! Come learn a dozen ways to make amazing designs using half square triangles!

If you’re planning to attend Preview Night, these trunk shows would be a great start to the evening!  Sign up for trunk shows, classes and events Here.

KCRQF 2019 – “Finishing Up!” Additional Class

One of the first classes to sell out for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 was “Finishing Up!” with Jane Bromberg.

Jane Bromberg

For those who were disappointed to not be able to sign up for her class, we’ve added an additional session.   The new class session is on Thursday, June 13, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  You can now sign up here:  kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

 

You can also follow Jane on her Blog.

 

Now Available –Trunk Shows and Master Classes with Ricky Tims!

Master Classes with Ricky Tims — Friday, June 14 — Lecture style, not hands-on workshops

Session 1 — 8:30 to 10:00 am — “Eleven Cool Things Every Quilter Should Know”

Be prepared for plenty of “Ah-ha” and “Duh, I wish I had known that before!” moments in this insanely popular Mini Master Class Lecture. Not only are there sewing tricks, but organizational and management tips for quilters are included as well. Mini-piped binding, birthing a quilt, and burying frayed tails are just a few of the many super-practical things covered. Don’t keep track as there are likely to be more than eleven cool things presented.

Session 2 — 10:30 am to 12:00 noon — “Stress Free and Fun Quilts”

Quilters know the basics of quarter-inch seams and getting things “just right”. However, in this Mini Master Class Lecture you will learn to let loose and break some of the rules without sacrificing quality of workmanship. Learn improvisational patchwork (aka Quilting Caveman Style). Learn Ricky’s addictive method for slicing and dicing called Convergence Quilts. And finally, enjoy Primitive Traditional Patchwork, a great project for all quilters, but also a great project to do with kids because you ‘can’t mess it up’. It’s like three classes in one.

Session 3 —  1:30 to 3:00 pm — “Rhapsody Quilts: The process to design your own original Rhapsody”

Learn the process to design your own original legacy-oriented and masterful Rhapsody quilt. Don’t be fooled! A Rhapsody quilt is easier than most traditional quilts. You will learn the easy design process followed by Ricky’s No-pins Precision Curved Piecing as well as his prize-winning Outline Appliqué, using the beautiful and forgiving double blanket stitch.

For more information, visit Ricky’s page on our website Here.  You can also check out his website, and follow him on Facebook.

To sign up for Ricky’s Master Classes and other Trunk Shows and Lectures (more information about them soon),  follow the link on the home page of the KCRQF website to begin your Festival experience. The trunk shows and lectures are listed by day below the Classes.

Lori Lee Triplett — KCRQF 2019 Instructor

Along with her sister Kay, Lori Lee Triplett established Quilt & Textile Collections.  In addition to managing their extensive collection of antique quilts and publishing books about their collections, Lori travels the country and world presenting trunk shows and workshops.

We are excited to have Lori participating in the Festival and sharing her love of textiles and quilts!  Here is her description of what you will experience at her trunk show “Out of Africa”:

“Meet Mary MacAlister, a missionary who went to Africa to teach only to become a student of the amazing Africans and their textiles. Mary will regale you with her tales of Africa while showing you a sampling of West African textiles featuring different methods of dyeing, weaving, and indigo resist.”

In addition to the trunk show, Lori will be presenting two dyeing workshops:  “African Indigo Resist Scarves” and “Adire: African Indigo Resist and Dye”.

See descriptions of Lori’s workshops for Festival Here.

Find out more about Lori on their website, Quilt & Textile Collections.

 

 

 

Barbara J. Eikmeier — KCRQF 2019 Instructor

Quilting since 1984, Barb found it to be her portable career as her family moved around the country and to South Korea with the military.  Accomplished in many techniques, she says applique is her favorite.

As a designer of reproduction vintage fabrics for Paintbrush Studio, Barb loves using those fabrics in her designs.  You can find out more about her, her fabric, books and patterns on her website.  You can also follow Barb on Facebook.

During the Festival, Barb will present her trunk show “Designing Fabrics, Designing Quilts” and her workshops for Back-Basting Applique and Straight Stitch Machine Embroidery.

Find out more about our instructional faculty for KCRQF 2019 on the website Here.

“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.