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Enjoy Magical Music from Ricky Tims

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.

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On The Set with Susie Monday and Ricky Tims

Go behind the scenes of The Quilt Show as Susie Monday stops by to share the nine elements of the Sensory Alphabet we as humans use to perceive the world and demonstrates creative ways to use the iPad for designing fabric. Plus, Ricky shows off how to use a quick marking technique of designs built on a grid that he then stitches out on the longarm.
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Ricky Tims Performs "Here We Come a Wassailing" Live

Watch and listen to a live recording of Here We Come a Wassailing from Ricky Tims' Christmas In A Small Town concerts. We just love to watch Ricky play on that small red piano from his childhood.

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Ricky and a One Horse Open Sleigh!

Here's one from the past. Watch this evocative, nostalgic video of a one horse open sleigh shot on November 27, 2009 by Justin Shults and Ricky Tims. The music is "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" from Ricky's Christmas In A Small Town CD.

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Trailer 2913: Learn the Sensory Alphabet and How to Use Your iPad for Fabric Design with Susie Monday | Quick Marking for Machine Quilting with Ricky Tims

Debuting December 19, 2021: Susie Monday shares the 9 elements (ways) of the Sensory Alphabet we as humans use to perceive the world. Understanding and recognizing which element is the strongest for you can help to make your work stronger and more powerful. The creative fun continues as Susie shares creative ways to use the iPad for designing fabric. And, Ricky begins the show by demonstrating on paper how to use a quick marking technique of designs built on a grid that he then stitches out on the longarm.

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Ricky Tims On The Sew & So... Podcast

Meg Goodman, the host of the Sew & So... podcast, recently interviewed Ricky for their latest episode, As You Quilt, Life Unfolds. During their conversation they discuss how Ricky got his start in quilting, what inspires him, what excites, his connection to the quilting community, and so much more.

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On The Set with Lisa Ellis and Ricky Tims

What's on deck for this week's show? Go behind the scenes with Lisa Ellis and find out. As an engineer, Lisa designed a mock cathedral block that is a ‘quilt as you go’ machine-sewn method using charm squares that you'll want to check out, while also sharing tips for adding thread painted lettering to your quilt project. Plus, Ricky will also teach how to make a contemporary Chinese Coins quilt.

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On The Set with Natalya Khorover and Ricky Tims

It's Friday, so we're going behind the scenes with this week's guest, Natalya Khorover. Catch a glimpse of Natalya as she shows how to repurpose plastic usually gets tossed in the trash, along with some creative and out of the box ways to use those items for collage and art quilts. Plus, see Ricky make a rail fence quilt using upcycled jeans.

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Trailer 2907: How To Make Cathedral Windows By Machine And Thread Paint with Lisa Ellis | Making A Contemporary Chinese Coins Quilt with Ricky Tims

Debuting September 26, 2021Lisa Ellis loves her grandmother's cathedral window quilt, but found the traditional method of making it too time consuming. As an engineer, Lisa designed a mock cathedral block that is a ‘quilt as you go’ machine-sewn method using charm squares. She also shares tips for adding thread painted lettering to your quilt project. Ricky also teaches how to make a contemporary Chinese Coins quilt.

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Trailer 2906: How to Repurpose Litter for Use in Your Quilts with Natalya Khorover | How To Upcycle Your Jeans Into a Quilt with Ricky Tims

Debuting September 12, 2021Natalya Khorover shows how to repurpose plastic and litter that usually gets tossed in the trash. Along with tips and tricks, she shares creative and out of the box ways to use them for collage and in your art quilts. Plus, Ricky makes a rail fence quilt using upcycled jeans.

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Kool Kaleidoscope Quilts in Progress. Are You Started Yet?

Take a look at the student's work so far. This is just a sample. WOW!  

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The Quilt Show Member "Kool Kaleidoscope" Quilts

With Ricky's Kool Kaleidoscope class coming up soon, we thought we would dig into the TQS archives and see some of the Kool Kaleidoscope quilts that our members have made. No two Kaleidoscopes are alike, which is the fun part of the class, so everyone's interpretations are different. We can't wait to see how everyone else's turn out!

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Ricky Tims' New LIVE Free Kool Kaleidoscope Class

Ricky Tims' Kool Kaleidoscope quilt is a popular and very fun method for making a kaleidoscopic quilt without fussy cutting individual fabric prints. This strip-piece quilt is quick and easy and great for advanced beginners and beyond. And guess what? Ricky will be teaching the project LIVE for FREE over two weeks this July. Find out more from the man himself.

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Pam Holland's Portrait Quilt of Ricky Tims

Last year during a video chat with Ricky, Pam Holland revealed that she was working on a portrait quilt of the man himself. Well, she has now finished that quilt and it outstanding. Take a look for yourself and see if you can notice the resemblance.

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Ricky Tims' Summer Virtual Quilt Luminarium

Ricky Tim's Summer Quilt Luminarium session is coming soon. The Summer Luminarium will be June 10, 2021 through June 12, 2021.

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Ricky Tims' Gridified Art Quilts Class #2

If you missed it the first time, now's your chance to get in on all the fun and join Ricky for his Gridified Art Quilts Class, a fun class using traditional quilting units to design and create your own original "gridified" art quilt. 

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Ricky Tims' LIVE Listening Party

Ricky presents his new album by telling something about each song. Then the music is played and a fun picture or video is shown with it. 

 

Join Ricky as he celebrates the release of his brand new album, Alone With My Thoughts. 

 

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Let's Chat: Ricky Tims - Man of Many Hats

Join Ricky as he updates you on his health, his projects, and his new Music CD LIVE in Let's Chat: Ricky Tims - Man of Many Hats on April 22, 2021.

 

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"Bears In Bertie's Log Cabin" a quilt by Ricky Tims

Ricky woud like to share wtih you the story of his quilt, Bears In Bertie's Log Cabin.

 

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Ricky Tims' New Virtual Quilt Luminarium

New dates for Ricky Tim's Quilt Luminarium have opened up. The next event will be June 10, 2021 through June 12, 2021. The April 2021 dates sold out quick, so get your tickets while you can!

 

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