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 – Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co.

While you’re in town for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 – stop in and visit Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co.  They’re located a short distance from the Overland Park Convention Center in downtown Overland Park, Kansas.

We are grateful to Harper’s for their support of KCRQF as a Silver Sponsor and for furnishing Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff sewing machines for our classroom!

Harper’s Owner Elaine Johnson and KCRQF Instructor Mary Honas

Harper’s was established in 1969 by Dean Harper in Prairie Village, Kansas.  Mr. Harper had five stores in his fashion fabric career.  Elaine Johnson bought the first and last Harper’s Fabrics in 1994 when Mr. Harper retired.

Harper’s is promoting Youth classes all summer!  If you are a quilter who is interested in preserving the art, they invite you to check out their class schedule for your son, daughter or grandchild.  All levels from age 8 up are welcome.  Come join the fun with 100 classes every quarter! Find the class the fits your interest on their website Here.

Harper’s is excited to be participating in KCRQF 2019!  They look forward to seeing their friends — new and from in the past.  Please stop by their booth #707 and say “Hi!” — they are passionate about sewing!

KCRQF 2019 Silver Sponsor – Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co.

Located in the heart of downtown Overland Park, Kansas, Harper’s offers top quality fabric for quilting and garment sewing, along with a wide variety of classes for fun and inspiration!

In addition, Harper’s is a premier dealer of Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff sewing machines and provides support for all levels of quilters and sewists.   Find out more about Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co. on their website and follow them on Facebook.

Harper’s will also be providing machines for classes at Festival so you can experience them for yourself!  You can visit their booth at Festival, or their beautiful store just a few miles away.

Store owner, Elaine Johnson, is passionate about sharing the best in machines, fabrics and ideas — We are thrilled to have Harper’s as a Silver Sponsor this year and appreciate their support!