KCRQF 2019 – Prizes!

Prizes were presented on the last day of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival to those winners in attendance.  We want to congratulate those quilters who received these honors, and thank our generous donors for providing such fabulous prizes!

“Best of Festival” — Janet Stone of Overland Park, Kansas, was awarded a Bernina 770Q, donated by Windmill Sewing Center.  Her quilt “Frippery ABC” received top honors in the Judged Quilt category.

Janet Stone with Windmill Sewing Center owners

Our Platinum Sponsors, Missouri Sewing Machine Co. and Windmill Sewing Center, chose their favorite quilt in the Judged Quilt category.  It is “Stars, Stars, Stars” made by Lynette Koelzer, of Wood River, Nebraska.  Lynette received a Baby Lock Soprano, donated by Missouri Sewing Machine Co.

Accepting for Lynette from Platinum Sponsors Missouri Sewing Machine Co. and Windmill Sewing Center

Our Judge, Kathi Eubank, chose her favorite quilt — “Elegance” was created by Elsie Campbell of Ponca City, Oklahoma.  Elsie received the AccuQuilt Go!Big 9″Qube donated by Quilters HQ.

Joan of Quilters HQ with the prize for Judge’s Choice

Prizes were also presented to the top three winners in the Viewers Choice category of the Guild Showcase.

“Cross Kansas Trip” created by Kay Mueller of Lawrence, Kansas, was voted the favorite quilt by viewers.  The prize was a Janome MC6700P donated by Missouri Sewing Machine Co.

Carolyn of Missouri Sewing Machine Company

“Hazel’s Diary” by Sandy Meyers of Peculiar, Missouri, was awarded the Brother Scan N Cut, donated by Windmill Sewing Center, for 2nd place in Viewers Choice.

Myron of Windmill Sewing Center

“Can I Have Your Scraps, Please?” by Diann White of Belton, Missouri, received the award for 3rd place in Viewers Choice.  She was awarded the EverSewn Sparrow, donated by Show-Me Quilting.

Beth of Show-Me Quilting and Diann White

At the conclusion, the name of the winner of our Festival Opportunity Quilt was drawn.  This gorgeous quilt was designed and made by KCRQF Member Director Diann White, and luckily her mother won it!  They are both thrilled that it will stay in the family.

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 Opportunity Quilt

Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co. donated a Pfaff Passport to be won by one of our Participating Guild members.  Anyone who volunteered as a “white glove” hostess is eligible, and the drawing will be at our next meeting.  Thanks, Elaine and Harper’s — we can’t wait to see who wins!

Co-Chair Susie Saunders thanks Elaine from Harper’s on behalf of the KCRQF Board

 

KCRQF 2019 — Thanks to Missouri Sewing Machine Company!

Platinum Sponsor Missouri Sewing Machine Company is also providing brand new machines for two of our classrooms!

We are so grateful that you will have an opportunity to try out the newest models in their booth in the Exhibit Hall, as well as machines in our classrooms by Baby Lock and Janome.

Some of the classes in the Baby Lock classroom are already filled — but these still have openings.  Check them out!

Rob Appell

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. His line of patterns feature a variety of techniques.

“Simple Strip Scramble” with Rob Appell —  Friday, June 14 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

See the full description on our website Here.

Two Classes with Liz Granberg-Jerome —

Liz Granberg-Jerome

Liz Granberg-Jerome, custom quilter, teacher, designer, and owner of Gypsy Dreamer Quilts, was born and raised in California, but considers herself a Kansan after moving to raise her three children here over 30 years ago. She started quilting in 2006 while caring for her elderly father and quickly made the transition from a lifetime of sewing to becoming passionate about quilting. Her quilts have a flavor all their own as she creates unique layouts and color play for one-of-a-kind quilts.

Intermediate Machine Quilting on Domestic Sewing Machine — Thursday, June 13 — 3:00 to 6:00 pm

“Mini Hexified Panel Quilt Workshop” — Saturday, June 15 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

See full descriptions of Liz’s classes Here.

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

See you in class!

 

 

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 – Judged Quilt Show

We are now accepting entries to our Judged Quilt section of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019!

For full information and entry form, click here: https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/judgedquiltshow/

If you’re thinking about entering, now is the time!   Anyone can enter this category — and entries will be capped at 100.

Our local sponsors have been very generous in donating prizes for this section:

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.

We’re excited to see quilts from around the country hanging in KCRQF in June!