I'm available to give lectures, trunk shows and/or classes.
The cost of travel, lodging and meals are the responsibility of the guild.
Due to actual quilts being shown in the trunk shows, I prefer to drive anywhere
within 300 miles. In that case, travel cost will be at the IRS mileage
rate. This is a small sampling of the
services I offer. I've currently taught classes for my quilt guilds, as
well as for retreat projects. In addition, I teach at local sewing centers and
provide lectures at local quilt guild
|Scrap Quilts - lecturer series that gives a history of scrap
quilts and gives examples of various types of scrap quilts. Also
included is how to organize your scraps and time saving techniques.
I'm constantly making new quilts to add to this lecture. If you
haven't seen my quilts within the last 3 years, you're missing a treat.
|Sampler Quilts -
Lecturer/trunk show that gives a history of sampler quilts. Actual
sampler quilts will be shown with different sashing and border options.
Embroidery in Quiltmaking - The lecture will give
tips for incorporating machine embroidery designs not only in clothing,
pillows, and other traditional items, but encouraging the use in quilts
as well. I have different methods for quilting the design,
including when to quilt. Incorporating machine embroidery into
traditional quilt patterns is also covered. Trunk show of
embroidered items from free standing lace, embroidery in-the-hoop items,
home decor items, etc.
|Rotary Cutters, The Next
Generation - Lecture/trunk show about the different types of rotary
cutters, mats, and rulers available to efficiently make quilts.
Lecture also go over guild optional blocks and suggestions for making
sure blocks will end up being the same size. Included in the trunk
show are quilts made from swap blocks and guild optional blocks.
|Jack of all Trades Trunk Show - trunk show that features at
least 100 quilted items. Shows the progression of my quilt making
along with various quilting techniques being presented throughout the
|Not Just Christmas in July - trunk show that features
Patriotic and Christmas quilts.
|Classes - I teach a variety of quilt classes that focuses on
any quilting technique. Classes are customized to the skill level
of the participants. I'm also available to conduct Block of the
Month classes that introduces a new quilt making technique or two
monthly. Click here to see results from a
as of 7/25/2008