What have I been up to lately? Well I have been doing a lot of traveling and teaching. I just returned from teaching at Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival (KCRQF). I really enjoyed this quilt show. But what really amazes me is that this show is a collaborative effort between 17 area quilt guilds! That is an AWESOME feat! They had phenomenal quilts and exhibits, a crazy amount of vendors, AND tons of classes from fabulous teachers.
The show runs every other year, so there won't be another until 2019. So definitely mark your calendar, this is one that you should not miss. I would like to share with you some of of the sights that I saw while at the show, and some of the amazing quilts too! You can see an album of more pics by clicking here.
I also taught a one day class and my students ROCKED the class! I taught Sunflower Illusions and Total Eclipse. These quilts are Judy Niemeyer designs and are made from two different sections. They learn the paper piecing method to create two separate units that will comprise one block. That one block will be made over and over again and then laid out to create the quilt.
The first unit they make will be Unit H, which is a quarter circle. It is a smaller unit and that fits inside the larger Unit KM. Once they have learned both units, I teach them the curved piecing method. You can learn the curved piecing method too in my YouTube video tutorial here.
They did a fabulous job, all of my students. I can't wait to see their finished quilts! Hope you have enjoyed the pics! For more pics of the class, click here.
Don't forget, tomorrow is Watch Me Wednesday right here on my Canton Village Quilt Works Facebook Page at 1:30 MST. I will be doing a giveaway too! But you will have to watch to see what I am giving away!
Until Next Time....