We’re pleased to announce that the following tickets for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival are now available!
Advance Festival Show Tickets — Entrance to the Festival to view quilts and shop with vendors — Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, Kansas
- One-Day pass for Thursday, Friday or Saturday, June 13, 14 or 15 — $15.00
- Three-Day pass — $30.00
Festival tickets at the door will be $17.50/day
Preview Night — Wednesday, June 12 — 6:00 to 9:00 pm — Overland Park Convention Center
Enjoy an evening with of fun, food and music celebrating the opening of three days of quilts, classes, shopping and more!
Cost: $40.00 — proceeds from the event will benefit two local sewing related non-profits, The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees — limited tickets available.
Class and Workshop Sign Up available on February 1 to everyone. KCRQF Participating Guilds may sign up now.
Go to the www.kcrqf.com home page to access the link for these tickets.
“An Evening With Ricky Tims”
Spend a fun and entertaining evening of music and storytelling with award-winning musician and quilter, Ricky Tims. Ricky’s hilarious and inspirational stories are punctuated with performances of his original piano compositions and arrangements accompanied by elaborate visual display. Ricky is known as a skilled entertainer, and his concerts are a must-see event. He always has a few surprises up his sleeves, so even if you’ve been to one of his concerts before, you can be sure you’ll hear something new each time you spend the evening with Ricky.
7:00 pm — Thursday, June 13 or Friday, June 14
The White Theatre at The Jewish Community Center, Overland Park, Kansas
Click Here for “An Evening with Ricky Tims” Ticket Purchase.
More information on the website — Or check out “Festival FAQs”
Plans are continuing for KCRQF Preview Night!
When: Wednesday, June 12 — 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Where: Overland Park Convention Center
What: A night of celebration with quilters — food, music, quilts and shopping!
Meet and Greet — a time to spend with many of our instructional faculty and designers, while we enjoy the music of Calypso Bluz. Follow them on Facebook to enjoy a recent video of this tropical island duo.
And then — viewing the quilts and shopping — two favorite activities of quilters everywhere! Our sponsors and vendors will be set up and ready to introduce the newest and best products on the market.
The evening will also kick off our Silent Auction and Sale of small quilts, made and donated by participating guild members. Here are three we’ve seen so far:
All proceeds from ticket sales that evening, and the sale of small quilts throughout the Festival, will benefit two local non-profit sewing related agencies, The Sewing Labs and Once We Were Refugees.
Tickets for this inaugural event for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival will go on sale in January.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Keep watching as we introduce you to more of the KCRQF 2019 instructional faculty!
We’re pleased to have Hancy Creations, Full Line Stencils, joining us as a vendor and basic sponsor for next June! Their extensive line of products will show you how marking your quilts can get a whole lot easier.
Want to make your quilting adventure easier? Be sure and look for TQM Rulers with Susan from The Quilter’s Mercantile at KCRQF 2019!
Makers of rulers that rule and patterns that use them — check out the website for more information!
We had the pleasure of hearing and seeing Timna Tarr at the KC Modern Quilt Guild this year. Wow! We loved hearing about her quilting journey, seeing her quilts and learning what inspires her. You will, too!
Timna will be presenting a trunk show and teaching several workshops at KCRQF 2019 — including “Oh Happy Day”.
In the meantime, here are two of her quilts — hope they make you smile!
KCRQF 2019 vendor and classroom batting sponsor — Quilted Memories!
Located in Overland Park, Kansas, Quilted Memories sells Nolting longarm quilting machines, and lots of batting — plus fabrics, threads and more! They are a “go to” place for quilting services and memory quilts.
We’re happy to welcome back to KCRQF 2019 returning vendor Cleo and Me, designer of whimsical patterns that “make me smile”.
You’ll find these designs on quilts, apparel, table runners, wall hangings, redwork, stitchery and punchneedle.