Stephanie Dodson, Lori Lange, and Kristen Smith will present a bed turning. They were planning to present a bed turning at our Arboretum show, but since it was cancelled due to weather, our own fabulous quilters agreed to present their quilts during our meeting. This wll undoubtedly be a program full of colorful and beautiful quilts.
May 20 & 21
Edyta Sitar – We are delighted to be able to bring Edyta Sitar to our guild along with the Starlight Guild. On May 20, Edyta will present a trunk show in the evening at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf.
Workshops – The following day, May 21, there will be a workshop available to 18 of our members at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. More information will follow as it becomes available. Visit her website at www.laundrybasketquilts.com
Carl Hentsch will be sharing his quilts through a trunk show that will feature some of the quilts from his new book. He has authored three books and has commercial patterns which may be purchased through The Quilt Exchange. His company is the 3 Dog Design Company, located in St. Joseph, Mo. He loves foundation paper piecing as his quilts show through their beauty. For more information check out his website www.3dogdesignco.com.
Dawn Heese – will be presenting her trunk show on “Working with Wool”. Dawn is a quilt designer and author from Prairie Home, MO. Her company is called Linen Closet Designs. She loves both cotton and wool applique. She has authored five books with the KC Star Quilts and one by Quiltmania.
Timna Tarr comes from a long line of quilters but did not begin quilting until after studying art history in college. She bought her first long arm in 2001 ad began quilting clients’ quilts shortly thereafter. Since then she has custom designed and quilted thousands of quilts. Timna’s own nationally award winning quilts are in private and corporate collections and have been seen in numerous exhibits, quilting magazines and books. She has appeared on Quilting Arts TV several times. She is a speaker and teacher throughout the northeastern United States and is a member of her local guilds.
Workshops – Timna Tarr will also bring us two workshops: “Designing with Flying Colors” (3 hrs) and “O Happy Day” (6 hrs). She will then teach five (or more) techniques on how to make perfect circles, using both hand and machine techniques. She is scheduled for those workshops plus her Map Making Workshop at the 2019 Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival We wanted to give you a heads up to help in your planning for classes at the KCRQF.
Sarah Maxwell and Aurifil
Our September program will be from the thread makers of Aurifil. Sarah Maxwell, Fabric & Pattern Designer, has partnered with Aurifil and will be presenting a program designed to unlock the mystery of thread, educate the masses, and help all users achieve brillian results! Sarah, a certified Aurifilospher, will present a fun and informative presentation and trunk show of her quilts, including works that were recently displayed at QuiltCon and at variousAmerican Quilter’s Society shows, that will increase your knowledge of thread, tools, uses and tips. Exclusive Aurifil resources and swag for attendees included!