Debuting May 21, 2023: On the next Quilt Show, the unforgettable and unmistakable quilts of Canadian fiber artist Mary Pal. What Mary can do with cheesecloth is really quite remarkable. The faces, the movement, the artistry. Mary is sharing her secrets for creating appliqué shapes with cheesecloth. Plus, learn how she makes faces appear with this stretchy, gauzy, cotton fiber.
Ricky is back and has created a wonderful FREE quilt class and challenge. Your Portal quilt will look different from everyone else's as you take the piecing method Ricky teaches and place the fabrics as your creativity dictates.
With more than 30 quilts on display, this is Ricky's largest solo exhibition to date. In the Timestamps exhibit, you’ll visually experience Ricky’s self-expression through quilts designed over his 30-year (and counting) career. Included are his first quilt, Simple Gifts, which was selected as the 101st Best Quilt of the Twentieth Century, Sampler with Rings (a contemporary version of an antique sampler), his multi-award-winning Bohemian Rhapsody, and his newest quilt, premiering at the Iowa Quilt Museum, Sunshine on a Cloudy Day - a tribute to the people of Ukraine. The exhibit is on display at the Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Iowa from March 14, 2023 through June 18, 2023.
Celebrate Christmas with one of Ricky's famous holiday concerts for FREE. This Christmas concert, Comfort and Joy, was originally posted during COVID-19 in 2020. The message is timely, and featured in this presentation are guest performers Kat Bowser, Jonothon Long, and Allison Mahal. Enjoy the show!
Ricky recently met up with one of our favorite people, Libby Lehman. Here's what he had to say...(p.s. Ricky said she looked absolutely beautiful before the traditional cake smash)...
Quilt Luminarium by Ricky Tims was met with the highest accolades and was attended by thousands of quilters prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now you can experience it without leaving home!
Debuting August 28, 2022: On the next Quilt Show, do you have a couple of orphan blocks just lying around your house? You know, those blocks that didn't just quite make the cut in previous quilts. Our guest, Rayna Gillman, wants to take your orphan blocks to the Cinderella Ball, and wait till you see her transformations.
Debuting July 17, 2022: On the next Quilt Show, just when you thought you'd seen it all, pop-up goes the quilt! Wait till you see the dynamic and dimensional quilts of Mary McCauley. She will show you how to make the most common pop-up stair step in fabric.
Ricky Tims, who was a judge at AQS Quiltweek 2022 in Paducah, went out onto the floor to seek the opinion of quilters and find out how they feel about the use of "banned substances" in quilt competitions. The Quilt Show would like to thank all of the gracious participants for their time in taking part in this survey.
Ricky Tims: A Rhapsody of Quilts presents 11 pieces highly regarded as excellent examples of contemporary quilt art with traditional appeal. The amazing quilts are coming to The Texas Quilt Museum soon. Find out more, and when it's coming, by clicking below.