Quilt Luminarium
By Ricky Tims

October 26 - 27, 2018


A two- day comprehensive quilt symposium that demystifies seemingly complex concepts, teaches mastery of unique techniques, and harnesses the power of the ever-elusive muse of creativity.

October 26 - 27,  2018
Billings, Montana
Big Horn Resort
1801 Majestic Lane

*No Secrets

More details and online registration at QuiltLuminarium.com

Improvisational Patchwork
Color Theory for Quilters
Rhapsody Quilts
Embroidered Elegance
Amazing Applique
Design and Composition
Quilting the Quilt
Digital Photo Quilts
Precision Patchwork
Specialty Techniques
Convergence Quilts
Hand-dyed Fabric Basics

Quilt Luminarium is:
Quilt Luminarium will expand your quilting toolbox.  Ricky covers a variety of piecing, applique, quilting, and finishing techniques.  You'll learn about color, fabric selection, and design.  You'll learn how to take traditional patterns and make them uniquely yours and you'll discover how a pattern can work for any quilting genre.

Ricky is a longtime entertainer, encourager, comedian, and motivational speaker.  You can expect plenty of laughter and you can expect the unexpected.

Ricky has a unique and pragmatic way to help you realize your full creative potential.  He unmasks the creative psyche and reveals common attributes (both good and bad) that creative individuals share.

It is also:
Inspirational for ALL quilters, enlightening, emotional, and well-paced.

Friday and Saturday, October 26 - 27, 2018
Big Horn Resort
1801 Majestic Lane
Billings, MT  59102

$184 Earlybird Registration Deadline:  September 7, 2018
$219 Registration Deadline:  October 13, 2018

Register online - it's quick, easy, and instant!

More details and online registration at QuiltLuminarium.com

2018 Block of the Month Programs

Alaskan Row

3rd Saturday of the Month
4th Tuesday of the Month

Woodland Creatures

3rd Saturday of the Month
4th Tuesday of the Month

Hamilton or Bust Bus Tour
International Quilt Museum
Missouri Star Quilt Company
We have already completed this bus tour but stay tuned for March 2019!

Meet and Greet night:

During the 2018 bus tour, there was a challenge to do "something" with a blank dish towel.  There was no rule that the dish towel had to be a dish towel when it was complete.  Sixteen ladies participated in the challenge.  They created something awesome in 5 days!

Gail created a Trackside Angel:

Judi created a LOVE Montana dishtowel:

Penny created a laundry bag:

Jane created a memory towel:

Dianne created a shopping bag:

Katie created a cute chick dish towel.  Lee created a "Best Driver" medal for Danny.

Lee created a "Best Driver" medal for Danny of Harlow's Travels.

Maggie created an apron:

Brenda and Arlene created cute bunnies.  'Tis the season!

Myrna created a bag.  Sandie S. created an apple dish towel.

Linda J. created an Easter centerpiece:

Joan and Karen:

Joan and Karen:

Although one of our main destinations was the Missouri Star Quilt Company in Hamilton, MO, we also visited the Cosmic Cow quilt shop in Lincoln, NE.




Brenda and Joan:





Cosmic Cow quilt shop:

We had a show and tell evening.
Gail showing the panel to which she is adding embroidered accents.

Arlene sharing the block of the month quilt she completed.

Sue showing the scrubby dish cloth she is working on.