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!