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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 15 - 17, 2014
at "The Ranch" 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland CO 80538
.

Shopping hours:
Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm • Sunday 10am-4pm
Classes begin at 9am each day

Admission: $12/day or $25/multiday pass.
$2 off admission with non-perishable food donation

CLASSES        DEMONSTRATION STAGE

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2014 Festival.
We hope to see you again next year!

Thank you to everyone who brought food donations for the
Food Bank of Larimer County. 3,147 pounds of food was collected!
The 2014 Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival was sponsored by:
  Janome logo Elna logo Juki logo Innova logo
Laura Wasilowski & Renae Haddadin presented
hands-on workshops and demonstrations at the
2014 at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival
Laura Wasilowski photo   Renea Haddadin photo
Laura Wasilowski Renae Haddadin
Owner of the dye shop, Artfabrik, Laura is a lecturer, surface designer, quilt instructor, pattern designer, and author of Fusing Fun, Fuse-and-Tell, and her latest book: Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts. Wasilowski's narrative quilts begin with her unique hand-dyed fabrics and are inspired by stories of family, friends, and home. DETAILS Renae loves to quilt!...and loves to share that passion with others. At the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival she demonstrated on an Innova Longarm Quilting Machine. She has developed tools and techniques for piecing and quilting that have been used by many to create beautiful quilts.
DETAILS
Additional classes & workshops were presented by these teachers
  Cristy Fincher photo Lee Fletcher photo Valora Hammond photo Darlene Miller photo  
  Cristy Fincher Lee Fletcher Valora Hammond Darlene Miller  
  Nancy Sapin photo Erin Schlosser photo Marge Serek photo    
  Nancy Sapin Erin Schlosser Marge Serck    
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

These Vendors Were At The Festival
  • Artsi 2
  • B Right On
  • Clothes For You
  • Creative Feet
  • Cutco Cutlery
  • Cuter Than A Bugs Ear
  • Debbie Jones - Fabric Art Designs
  • Denver ASG
  • Desert Stitchin
  • eConcept Mall
  • England Design
  • Fabric Fanatics
  • G & P Trading
  • High Country Quilts
  • Hummingbird Quilt Studio
  • Innova Longarm - Hunter Heirloom Quilting
  • InfiniteAloe
  • Infinity Logo Solutions LLC
  • J & M Sew & Vac
  • Jeananne Wright
  • Juki America
  • Kaleidoscope Collections LLC
  • Larkspur Designs
  • Mama Said Sew
  • Material Girl
  • Mazown
  • Melco Embroidery Machines
  • Nolting Longarm
  • Oak Grove Studio
  • Piece By Piece
  • Purple Daisies LLC
  • Purple Cow Designs
  • Prize Possessions
  • Quilt 'N Cross
  • Quilter's Gift Shop
  • Quilter's Stash
  • Quilters Corner Etc
  • Sew-Ergo Advantage
  • Sew Very Smooth
  • Soft Scrap® … and more LLC
  • Stitch In Time
  • Sulky of America Inc
  • The Creative Needle
  • The Fig Leaf
  • The Little Red Hen
  • The Presser Foot
  • The Sewing Circle
  • TinLizzie 18
  • Traveling Designs
  • Uniquely Yours Quilt Shop
  • Vogies Quilts & Treasures
  • Wonderfil Specialty Threads

  Photo of Janome 3160QDC Attendees at the
Festival Registered for
Door Prizes including
the Grand Prize, a

Janome logo
3160QDC
 

Janome, Elna & Husqvarna/Viking classroom machines were provided by
B Right On, The Creative Needle and The Sewing Circle

This show was a collaborative effort between
many organizations and businesses.
Rocky Mountain Quilt Foundation logo

The Rocky Mountain Quilt Foundation coordinated the entire fiber art display.
They spent their dedicated time to secure the quilt arts and hang each one.
Be sure to visit their website at www.rockymountainquiltfoundation.org.


The following guilds exhibited at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival:
Longmont Quilt Guild - Longmont CO
Smoky Hills Quilt Club - Aurora, CO
Fort Collins Modern Quilt Guild - Ft. Collins, CO
Piecing Partners Quilt Guild - Colorado Springs, CO
Rocky Mountain Creative Quilters - Fort Collins, CO

         
  Jeananne Wright photo  

QUILT APPRAISALS
by Jeananne Wright, AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser
Jeananne Wright of Longmont,CO, is an AQS certified quilt appraiser and a member of the Professional Association of Appraisers of Quilted Textiles. She is a quilt historian and a national speaker and has 11 different quilt programs,
Quilts old and new, traditional and non-traditional, were appraised at the Festival for insurance, fair market, or donation value. Written appraisals were $45 and took about 30 minutes. Oral appraisals were $25 and 15 minutes. Jeananne Wright may be reached at 303-772-7684 or oldquilts@comcast.net

 
         

Hoffman Challenge 2013 fabric
Hoffman Challenge 2014 Fabric
L7292 68 Indigo
(click photo for larger image)
    Hoffman Challenge logo
The Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival was only venue to display the ENTIRE Hoffman Challenge 2014 collection.

To learn more about the Hoffman Challenge visit their website at
www.hoffmanchallenge.com

Hoffman Winner - accessories
Accessories
Curator's Choice
"Prairie Stars"
Colleen Harvey
Nederland, CO
Hoffman winner mixed
Mixed Technique
"Deb's Garden of "Whimsy"
Deborah L Contreras
Greeley, CO

Hoffman winner pieced
Pieced
"Surrounded By Grace"
Cathy Pilcher Sperry
West Chester, OH
Hoffman winner applique
Appliqué
"I Will Always
Love You Alphonse"
Sheila Riess
Ellicott City, MD
Hoffman winner clothing
Clothing
"Midsummernightsdream"
Marijke Van Welzen
Vlaardingen,
The Netherlands
Hoffman winner dolls
Dolls
"The Lady Pandora"
Lillian Rexford
Topeka, KS

 


Anderson quilt photo Anderson quilt photo Torie Anderson photo
Seven Generations of Quilters
Torie Anderson is the curator for her families' quilt collection and exhibited 50 quilts from seven generations of quilters in her family. Quilting has been directly passed down in Torie's family from the mid 1800's. JoAnn Hickman Lominick, first generation quilter, was probably taught to quilt by her mother Mary Tennison Hickman which would make eight generations. Torie gave a lecture about Seven Generations of Quilters on Saturday August 15th at 3:00 pm in the First National Bank Building's North Hall.


During the last three years Festival attendees have donated over
8,000 lbs of food! The total for 2014 was 3,147 pounds!

Your donations helped feed many people who might otherwise go hungry
Attendees saved $2 on registration to the Festival for their donation.
Food Bank logo

 

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Directions to
The Festival

Planning on flying to
the Festival?
The Denver
International Airport
is only a 50 minute
drive from Loveland.

Coming from out of town?
Check out the Embassy Suites Hotel.
It's next door to 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
1-970-593-6200.

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4705 Clydesdale Parkway
Loveland, Colorado 80538
Phone: (970) 593-6200

Camper & Truck imageRV 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://treventscomplex.com/camping_agreement.cfm


 

Slide show of photos from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival

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