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!
Trailer 3105: Upcycling Orphan Blocks and Improv Strip Piecing with Rayna Gillman | How To do Y-Seams with Ricky Tims
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.
Trailer 3102: 3-Dimensional Designs with Mary McCauley | One Margarita Log Cabin with Ricky Tims
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.
As an April Fool's prank last week we asked people if they would like to win the opportunity to have Alex or Ricky finish their UFO. In the process, we asked a few questions about their projects. Take a look at some of their answers.
UFO quilts can keep you from making something new. They can hold back your creativity. What is the fastest way to get that UFO done and out of the way? Let someone else do it for you. How about Alex Anderson or Ricky Tims? Enter Here for your chance to have a pro finish your quilt.
Trailer 3003: How to Do Hand Quilting and How to Do Machine Quilting with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims
Debuting January 30, 2022: Alex and Ricky share tips, tricks, and design ideas for both the hand quilting and machine quilting enthusiast alike. Starting with the tools, fabrics, threads, needles and batting choices to marking, basting and ending with a discussion on quilt density and no back-track feather designs, they cover it all.
What to do when the family arrives for the holidays with musical instruments? Produce something and make a video. Celebrating love. Wishing everyone peace and joy - Hallelujah!
Ricky Tims performs his original composition, Northern Lights, and the title track from his 2008 CD, Christmas In A Small Town, to spread joy and Christmas cheer this holiday season.