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


KC’s Premier Bernina and Brother Dealer – Windmill Sewing Center – Sponsors KCRQF and Brings the Discounts!

Windmill Sewing Center is a platinum sponsor of this year’s Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival, and you don’t want to miss out on their incredible machine display!

With over 60 BERNINA and Brother machines on display and available for demoing and classroom use, you’ll have the opportunity to find out which machine is best suited for you!


 Classroom Machines

Try it before you buy it! Sign up for one of the dozens of classes featured at the festival, and try your hand at our BERNINA 770 125th Anniversary Model

or the Brother Innovis BQ 1350.


You don’t want to miss this once-a-year opportunity! Stop by Windmill Sewing Center’s booth, and check out any of our booth machines and demo on site!

Call the store today (913-341-6400) or stop in and reserve your brand new machine at demo pricing with a deposit. We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival!

KCRQF 2019 — Open Classes and Brother Sewing Machines

In addition to furnishing a classroom with Bernina sewing machines, Platinum Sponsor Windmill Sewing Center will provide Brother machines for a classroom.

The following classes still have openings —

“Free Wheeling Single Girl” with Denyse Schmidt — Thursday, June 13 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm — ONLY 2 SPACES LEFT!   Click Here for full information.

All Star Improv Blocks with Tia Curtis — Wednesday, June 12 — 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Click Here for full information.

“Western Auto” Foundation Paper Piecing Workshop with Trisch Price — Friday, June 14 – 3:00 to 6:00 pm   Click Here for full information

“Winding Ways” Curved Piecing without Pins with Reeze Hanson — Saturday, June 15 — 3:00 to 6:00 pm    Click Here for full information

See up for these great classes now at http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/


Platinum Sponsor – Windmill Sewing Center!

Announcing our first Platinum sponsor for KCRQF 2019 — Windmill Sewing Center in Overland Park!

Supporting KCRQF at this level since 2015, Joel and Myron Schwery are two of our most enthusiastic supporters!

Not only will you see them as a major presence on the floor at the Festival, but they will be supplying two classrooms with their Bernina and Brother sewing machines.  These machines will be available following the Festival at special pricing!

Thank You to Myron and Joel for your ongoing support — we’ll be updating you more in the future about services they provide to the sewing and quilting community!

For more information about their machines and classes, visit their website for Windmill Sewing Center, and follow them on Facebook.