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Lady of Shalott - Starts Sept 1, 2014

My new Lady of Shalott quilt is a three-month Block of the Month quilt. The design is reminiscent of Arhurian legend during the time of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The poem, The Lady of Shalott, by Alfred Lord Tennyson, is the basis for the first in a series of Arthurian quilts. 

Join me on the journey that begins September 1, 2014. The kits an patterns are available at the Ricky Tims Online Store.

The kit is available in two color ways.

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And moving through a mirror clear

That hangs before her all the year,

Shadows of the world appear.

There she sees the highway near

Winding down to Camelot.

There she weaves by night and day

A magic web with colours gay.

She has heard a whisper say,

A curse is on her if she stay

To look down to Camelot.

—Tennyson

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 August 2014 10:26

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Cedar Rapids Super Seminar

I'm sending a special shout out to quilters in the Midwest USA, especially those in and around the Cedar Rapids, Iowa region!

 

 

I will be presenting the Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on July 17-19.  Joining me will be special guests and celebrity quilters, Alex Anderson and Pam Holland.

Are you signed up for this educational, entertaining, inspiring, no-risk event? You'll meet Alex, Pam and me! You'll enjoy an exhibition of our quilts, learn new techniques and have fun shopping all topped off with my Friday evening concert!

The EARLY BIRD DEADLINE saves you $35 off of the regular registration fee. The Early Bird deadline is May 17. After that, the discounted price of $189 won't be available. Don't delay! Register today! I look forward to seeing you there!

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 13:06

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Dubai to Hot Springs

I’ve just returned from Dubai where I had a fantastic time teaching four master class sessions to about 80 students on one day and the privilege of judging their quilt show on the next. My co-judge was Ina Meyer from South Africa. Dubai is a multi-cultural city with a tremendous number of Ex-pats working there. The women focus their time on patchwork and there were amazing quilts to see. The Desert Quilt Guild (formerly the Dubai Quilt Guild) works in conjunction with Classic Quilts and Quilting, a wonderful quilt shop owned by Shanker and Mala Ramakrishnan.

Here is a link to photos of the winning quilts in a ‘digital magazine’ format.

Below are photos I took while I was there. It was a short trip, but I made many wonderful friends and met fantastic quilters from all over the Middle East.

Check out the winners at the Dubai Quilt Show here.

Ricky had a fantastic time teaching four master class sessions to about 80 students on one day and the privilege of judging their show on the next. His co-judge was Ina Meyer from South Africa. Dubai is a multi-cultural city with a tremendous number of Ex-pats working there.

From the desert in the Middle East to the Ozarks in less than a week! Woohoo!!!!

March was a busy month and after my "quick jaunt" to Dubai for the Dubai International Quilt Show I headed to Hot Springs Arkansas.

Our Super Quilt Seminar in Hot Springs might be history, but the memories and fun we had are sure to remain for many years. We appreciate the support of the host guild, Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild, and the presence of Hickory Hill Quilts. Alex Anderson and Melinda Bula were guest presenters. 


Below are some photos from the event. We sure hope to see you at an upcoming Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar.

Day One: Registration begins and the doors open (left), andThe Great "Strip Race (right)

Ricky, Alex and Melinda answer audience questions.

Enjoying the quilt show.

Ricky teaching an attentive audience.

A most unusual gift - a roll of toilet paper with the Arkansas Razorback's mascot logo and "Hawg Wipes" embroidered right on the roll!

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014 15:36

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Ponnie Brinkman Scholarship for 2013

We are pleased to announce that Florine Turlington from West Richland, Washington has been selected as the recipient for the 2013 Ponnie Brinkman Scholarship. The scholarship was established as a tribute to Ponnie Brinkman, a quilter from St. Louis, MO who met Ricky, a then fledgling quilter, and invited him to his first guild. 

Recipients of the scholarship must be "new quilters" who have not been quilting for more than three years. They are nominated by a quilt guild for showing great promise and enthusiasm for quilting. Florine will receive free tuition to Ricky Tims's La Veta Quilt Retreat plus $500 toward expenses.

Details regarding submissions for the 2014 Ponnie Brinkman Scholarship are available here.

Congratulations to Florine!

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 18:22

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Ponnie Brinkman Scholarship

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we will be announcing the Ponnie Brinkman Scholarship Winner on December 3rd. Stay tuned!

 

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013 12:34

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The Lady of Shalott

The Lady of Shalott is a three month project for 2014. Included in the kit, available in two color ways, are 5 of Ricky’s luscious hand dyed fabrics, one yard of each, regularly priced at $25 per yard. The Lady of Shalott pattern is included in the kit FREE and the beautiful project kit is specially priced at $99.95 through August 20th!


Each month Ricky will post an instructional video, free to everyone who orders a kit or pattern, to help you with the steps in creating your own Lady of Shalott.

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