REMEMBER TO BRING BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES IF YOU SIGN-UP FOR WORKSHOPS OR HANDS-ON CLASSES You will need to bring the following supplies if you are taking any hands-on classes: sharp sewing shears, rotary cutter, cutting mat, straight pins, marking tool, ruler, tape measure, #2 pencils and notepad. Sewing machines are provided in the classroom. Students should check class descriptions for additional items needed
Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival Loveland Colorado August 9 - 11, 2013 at "The Ranch" 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland CO 80538
. Shopping hours:
Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm • Sunday 10am-4pm
Classes begin at 9am each day
Linda Taylor, Linda's Longarm Quilting Linda Taylor is a highly awarded longarm machine quilter whose work has been displayed in many venues and published widely. She has been quilting for over 35 years and is known and respected as one of the innovators of the art of longarm machine quilting. She has been chosen by her peers 3 times as "Teacher of the Year." Her quilts have been in special exhibits and museums in the United States and Europe, including "Free Motion Masterpieces" in the New England Quilt Museum. Linda has traveled and taught in Africa, Ireland, Australia, Canada and throughout the United States. She has appeared on more than 80 segments of television programs with popular TV quilting personalities such as Alex Anderson, Shar Jorgensen, Georgia Bonesteel, and Donna Wilder and has her own PBS television show named Linda's Longarm Quilting which is currently in the 5th season on thequiltingschool.com. She has produced a dozen how-to DVDs, nine books on longarm techniques, many practical templates and over 1000 continuous line patterns. Linda has taught her innovative methods to literally thousands of students from all over the world whom she considers to be her friends. Over the 20 years Linda has been longarm quilting, she has watched as many of her students have excelled as award-winning quilters. Linda will present 6 lectures demoing on her Gammill longarm quilting machine. These will be classes you will want to be sure to pre-register for!
Irena Bluhm, Irena Bluhm Designs, LLC Irena is an award winning quilter, instructor, pattern designer and author of eight books.
Irena is also a national sales representative for Gammill Quilting Systems. With 19 years of garment making/design and 13 years of doing art for hobby, she has transitioned the experience in creating fine art and other skills into making quilts for shows and exhibits exclusively. Irena is very passionate about creating many different quilting design patterns, innovative ways of making show quality quilts, writing books and teaching. Her enthusiasm is very contagious as she loves to share, encourage and inspire other quilters to try something new that they never thought they would be able to do. After longarm quilting for just a little over one year, Irena started teaching longarm quilting nationwide in March 2006. Since then she has been teaching at many major venues. Irena is hoping that her encouraging nature, contagious enthusiasm for creating art and what she loves to do is going to inspire many others to try her techniques. Since she started entering her work into major national and international quilt contests in 2005, she developed a strong and lasting passion for this art form. Her work has won 56 awards in national and international quilt contests. Irena will instruct back to back four hour hands-on workshops using her Gammill Premier machines. Class sizes limited!
Over 600 Quilt Art Items will be on display! The Northern Colorado area is home to many of the country's most talented fiber artists.
This event showcases antique, traditional and contemporary quilts, dolls, clothing items,
and other needle art incorporating a wide array of techniques
This show is a collaborative effort between
many organizations and businesses. The Rocky Mountain Quilt Foundation coordinates the entire fiber art display.
They spend their dedicated time to secure the quilt arts and hang each one. Please thank them.
Be sure to visit their website at www.rockymountainquiltfoundation.org.
Volunteers needed for short shifts - 2 - 3 hours each.
Duties might include, checking for wristbands at the door, directing people to classrooms, passing out show guides and other magazines, helping teachers collect the class tickets or kit fees in the classrooms. You will be given complimentary entry into the Festival for all three days. Please contact Nancy Twining at our office. 800-473-9464
Registration 1 day: $10 • 3-day: $25
Students age15-18: $3 each day (no coupons can be used)
Children under 14: FREE We will again be collecting food for the
Larimer County Food Bank at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival.
Your donations will feed many people who might otherwise go hungry.
Planning on flying to
is only a 50 minute
drive from Loveland.
Coming from out of town?
Check out these hotels near the Festival
The Embassy Suites Hotel
is within walking distance of the
Festival (just next door). They are
offering Festival attendees special
rates based on availability. call
1-800 EMBASSY (362 2779) and ask for the Quilt block with the
booking code RMQ. Online
reservations will be available soon. Please book your room by
July 16, 2013.
the Holiday Inn Express
6092 E Crossroads Blvd
Loveland, CO 80538
RV Parking is located adjacent to the Indoor Pavilions and Outdoor Arenas, through Gate 5. Hook ups include 20,30 or 50 amp electricity only; no dump or water available. To arrange a space at The Ranch, click this link: http://www.treventscomplex.com/booking.html
The 2013 Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival is sponsored by: