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 Sponsor – Quilters HQ – Special Event!

One of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival’s sponsors — Quilters HQ in Overland Park, Kansas — has added an event of interest to all sewists!

We spend a lot of time agonizing over finding the perfect fabric for our projects but don’t give a lot of thought about the one item that holds everything together. Join Quilters HQ to find out why choosing the right thread is as important as your fabric selection.

Aurifil with Alex Veronelli — Go inside the manufacturing process for Aurifil thread to see how threads are made in the factory in Italy.

Sign up for this event on the Quilters HQ website Here.


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!

Quilters HQ

We welcome new vendor for Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 — Quilters HQ located in Overland Park, Kansas!

Quilters HQ specializes in quilting supplies, quilting services and Juki machines.

To find out more about them, visit their website and follow them on Facebook.

We look forward to sharing more about this new addition to the quilting world!