KCRQF 2019 — Classes with Husqvarna Viking sewing machines!

Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co. is supporting Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival 2019 in several ways — as a Silver Sponsor, vendor, donation of a prize for volunteers, and  furnishing sewing machines for two classrooms!  Harper’s is a full-line quilt shop and dealer for Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff.

Students will enjoy trying new machines in classes, as well speaking to experts in the Harper’s booth in the Exhibit Hall.  They will help you find the perfect machine!

Some classes are full — Listed are classes with openings in the Husqvarna Viking classroom:

“Thread Punk” with Stephanie Brandenburg — Thursday, June 13 – 8:00 am to 2:00 pm – Click Here for full information

“Quilted Zipper Bags” with Tia Curtis — Friday, June 14 — 8:00 to 11:00 am —
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“Pieced Hexies” with Micky Depre — Friday, June 14 – 12:00 to 3:00 pm — Click Here for full information

“Beach Garden” with Mickey Depre — Saturday, June 15 — 8:00 am to 2:00 pm —
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“Straight Stitch Machine Embroidery” with Barb Eikmeier — Saturday, June 15 — 3:00 to 7:00 pm — Click Here for full information

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

See you at Festival!

 

 

KCRQF 2019 – Workshops and Trunk Show with Barb Eikmeier!

Quilt book author and fabric designer Barbara J. Eikmeier created her “portable career” while traveling the country with her husband in the Army.   She loves meeting new people, presenting trunk shows and teaching at guilds.

Barb loves all quilting techniques, especially hand applique, and recently posted her “Ruby’s Flower Baskets” on her Facebook page to celebrate spring.   You can see more about Barb on her website, www.barbsfavorites.com, and follow her on Facebook.

“Ruby’s Flower Baskets” by Barbara J. Eikmeier

You will have opportunities to meet Barb and appreciate her warm personality and eagerness to share her passion in these KCRQF offerings:

“Designing Fabrics, Designing Quilts” Trunk Show — Wednesday, June 12 — 12:00 to 1:30 pm

“Back Basting Applique Technique” — Thursday, June 13 — 1:00 to 6:00 pm

“Straight Stitch Machine Embroidery” — Saturday, June 15 — 3:00 to 7:00 pm

Find out more about Barb and her classes here:  https://kcrqf.com/festival-info/instructors/barbara-j-eikmeier/

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

Barbara J. Eikmeier — KCRQF 2019 Instructor

Quilting since 1984, Barb found it to be her portable career as her family moved around the country and to South Korea with the military.  Accomplished in many techniques, she says applique is her favorite.

As a designer of reproduction vintage fabrics for Paintbrush Studio, Barb loves using those fabrics in her designs.  You can find out more about her, her fabric, books and patterns on her website.  You can also follow Barb on Facebook.

During the Festival, Barb will present her trunk show “Designing Fabrics, Designing Quilts” and her workshops for Back-Basting Applique and Straight Stitch Machine Embroidery.

Find out more about our instructional faculty for KCRQF 2019 on the website Here.