Ricky will be presenting his 2.5 day seminar in San Antonio, Texas with special guest, Alex Anderson January 8-10, 2015. There are only four days left to register!!! We urge all quilters living within the green zone (see map below) to attend. Ricky shares information for quilters of all types: Traditional to contemporary, beginning to advanced. The seminar requires no supply list and there is no sewing! How can this be productive? How does a quilter learn in a seminar environment? Ricky just has the knack for teaching that will keep you riveted to the lessons and inspired when you leave!

 

San Antonio looks nothing like the stereotypical image of Texas – despite being pivotal in the state's history. It encapsulates the complex social and ethnic mixes of all Texas. It is most famous for the legendary Battle of the Alamo in 1836, when General Santa Anna wiped out a band of Texas volunteers seeking independence from Mexico.

 

Ricky is teaching an extensive, online 52 Week Photo Challenge Class that begins January 4, 2015. The early bird deadline is tomorrow, December 20th so hurry and sign up now! Early bird registration is $59.95. Save $40! This class will include camera techniques, Photoshop, and design and composition. 

For all the details about this class, what type of camera gear is required, and what software you will need in order to participate, go to www.letsquilttogether.com.

Ricky has just announced a new website where he can teach online classes. While the current class list is small, it will grow in time. It's the perfect opportunity for you to take a class from Ricky if you can't make it to one when he's out and about teaching. The current projects are simple and straight forward. Try one and see for yourself how easy the site is to use.

Visit letsquilttogether.com today and see what it's all about! 

 

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

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!

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