KCRQF 2019 – Trunk Show with Renee Nanneman!

Reminder — online registration for workshops, trunk shows and events closes on June 4!  Don’t miss out on signing up for at least one of the trunk shows with our talented instructors.

Renee Nanneman’s philosophy — “Start by falling in love with one thing that inspires you – a fabric, a pattern, a decoration – build on that love with a fresh twist on a design or new color palette.”

Renee Nanneman

“Design is all about Concept” … Renee’s motto since starting her own publishing business, The Need’l Love Company, Inc., in 1984 when she was 26 years old. Be it designing patterns for cross stitch, rug hooking or quilting, Renee creates and publishes fresh and innovative design to inspire others to appreciate and enjoy the needlearts.

You can find out more about Renee on her website and follow Need’l Love on  Facebook.

Renee’s Need’l Love booth at Festival will display her latest creations from her fabrics and patterns.

You can meet Renee in person and be inspired by her style in her trunk show —

“Designing Fabric From Vintage Inspiration” — Saturday, June 15 — 12:30 to 2:00 pm
Learn about her journey as a popular fabric designer for Andover Fabrics.  See a full description on our website Here.

Sign up for Renee’s trunk show here:  http://kcrqf.com/festival-info/festival-passes-events-classes/

KCRQF 2019 Vendor – Need’l Love!

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 welcomes returning vendor Need’l Love!  A leader in the quilting industry, Need’l Love has published a series of “Threads” books, as well as quilting books to support Renee’s fabric designs for Andover Fabrics, plus numerous patterns.

In Need’l Love’s booth at Festival in June, you will see the latest fabric collections designed by Renee, as well as kits created for your shopping pleasure.

Looking ahead to Fall and Halloween decorating, watch for Renee’s collection “Full Moon” — and new projects using this collection!

 

Renee will also be presenting a trunk show on Saturday, June 15 — 12:30 to 2:00 pm, titled “Designing Fabric from Vintage Inspiration!”  More information is available here: https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/renee-nanneman/

Find out more about Need’l Love and Renee Nanneman on her website, www.needllove.com — Follow Need’l Love on Facebook.

 

KCRQF 2019 – Saturday Trunk Shows!

Enjoy part of your Festival time on Saturday, June 15, with one of these fabulous trunk shows — Full information is available on the website HERE.

“Addicted to Minis” with Donna Lynn Thomas — 9:00 to 10:30 am

Donna Lynn Thomas

Dive into the world of miniature quilts as Donna talks about the resurgent passion for small and teeny tiny quilts. Using lots of samples (and a little bit of power point) from her two books on miniature quilts, Donna will share the secrets about the challenges and joys of piecing blocks as small as 3/4” finished size. Her techniques will demonstrate just how achievable these little gems can be and challenge you to start making some treasures of your own.

“Sew Vintage!” with Amy Barickman — 10:00 to 11:30 am

Amy Barickman

Amy Barickman, founder of Indygo Junction, shares a trunk show lecture of ideas for incorporating vintage textiles, thrift shop finds and cast-offs into unique fashions…from recycling denim to embellishing with hankies. From aprons to pincushions learn how Amy curates and ideates design from the past into her modern line of products. She shares her new Fabriflair® line for dimensional paper piecing particularly as a means to preserve treasured textiles into meaningful gifts. Join the fun and be inspired from our local creative entrepreneur, Amy.

“Designing Fabric from Vintage Inspiration” with Renee Nanneman — 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Renee Nanneman

Have you ever wondered just how fabric is designed? Have you ever asked yourself, “Who creates the designs and how are colors chosen? What do those little colored circles on the selvedge the fabric mean?
FABRIC DESIGN 101
Having designed quilting fabrics for Andover Fabrics for over 12 years, Renée will show you her process of selecting vintage patterns, modifying scale & color, determining repeat and everything it takes to produce a collection of quality quilting fabric. Renée will show you how she brings her collections to life in quilts, sharing the stories behind the collections which number close to 50 print, woven & wool fabric groups for Andover Fabrics.

Discovering Quilts with Rob Appell — 4:00 to 5:30 pm

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.  Rob will bring his enthusiastic and creative energy to life while he talks about his quilts and journey as a popular YouTube host!

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