WORKSHOPS


TWO-FOR-ONE:  

This quilt is SO MUCH FUN!  This quilt uses blocks made in the trip around the world style.  You will sew a lot, making strata, then cut and sew in a very organized way to create 2 fantastic blocks--one light and one dark. You will love how different the same fabrics will look in reverse order.  I send lengthy instructions for how to pick your fabrics and pre-cut if you like, before class.  A very popular workshop! Day and a Half OR Two Day Workshop


Feathered Stars Precisely Paper Pieced:


Learn to paper piece the entire star with NO set-in piecing.  You'll be amazed at your accuracy.  One star makes a great center medallion, many stars make a fabulous quilt.  Day and a Half OR Two Day Workshop.  Pattern required and is included in the Kit.


Southern Super Star:  


Make a “Lone Star” Quilt the easy way—NO DIAMONDS!  Using only half-square triangles you can successfully make this traditional, favorite quilt design.  Learn several methods of half-square triangle construction.  This is my go-to quilt for a college graduation gift.  Full Day Workshop.  Pattern required and is included in the Kit.


X-Block:  


This classic block can be made fast.  A great way to make scrappy blocks very easily. Stack, cut, shuffle--this is so much fun!  Choose to swap blocks with a friend for more variety--strictly optional. You will be amazed how quickly this goes together and the wonderful blocks you get. Half day or Full Day Workshop.


String Stars: Use those Scraps!


Use all those favorite scraps to make this Traditional block and learn to sew Y seams easily. Sew on paper to use even the tiny bits. Learn to master Set-In Piecing. Warning:  this one is addictive!  Full Day Workshop  Template Set is required and is included in the Kit. 


 Smitten:  


Hexagons and their companion shapes--a fun and fresh project, hand or machine piece, or both--you choose. Want to English Paper Piece this?  You can do that too.  What a fun quilt to use today's bright fabrics.  One and  a Half OR Two Day Workshop. Pattern and Template Set required and are included in the Kit. 


Kissses + Hugs:  


 A fun block to make, it looks new and fresh with bright colors.  Each block uses 7 different fabrics, use whatever you like, scraps work!  Learn excellent cutting and sewing skills and you will be amazed how accurate your piecing is, especially where 4 seams meet. Half Day or Full Day Workshop


Antique Rose Star:  


 Always have this great project ready to go—the perfect travel project for hand work.  Learn to cut shapes out quickly, and hand piece simple units. Machine piece for faster assembly.  See new variations too. This is such a popular class--hand or machine, you decide--both can be taught in the same workshop.  Use your favorite fabrics and this will be your favorite quilt.  Full Day Workshop. Templates required and are included in the Kit.


Five Easy Pieces:  

Replicate this circa 1875 quilt with your choice of reproduction or contemporary fabrics.  Learn several ways to make flying geese, design your quilt with careful color placement or randomly. Improve your piecing while making a great quilt.  Full Day Workshop

Hexie Stars:


English Paper Piecing made fast and fun!  $5 kit fee will give you the papers you need to make this modern star block.  OR you can hand-piece it if you prefer.  The best block to learn how to master those sharp points.  A great on-the-go project! Half Day Workshop. Small Kit Fee required.


Leaders and Enders--Make FREE Quilts:




Speed up your piecing AND make a FREE quilt--learn 5 great units you can sew as you make other projects.  You’ll have another quilt done without even trying AND speed up your quiltmaking too. Don’t miss this technique.  Half Day Workshop

Secret Stars:


Use an old pattern to create a contemporary quilt, in reproduction or today's latest fabrics--your quilt will look so different depending on fabric choices. Master accurate piecing, exciting fabric selection, on-point settings, and two different block treatments.  Full Day Workshop

Texas Braid:



Make this super scrap quilt.  Easy, and a great scrap buster!  A Bonnie Hunter pattern you will love as you magically create rows that appear to weave in and out.  Full Day Workshop. Pattern required.


3 D Flying Geese:



Have fun playing with your scraps.  These one-seam flying geese are fast and fun to make.  Make a gift quilt in record time. Half Day Workshop


Tumbling Blocks the Easy Way:




Jelly Roll Friendly:  Traditionally made by hand with Y seams, you’ll love this fast, easy way to make this wonderful pattern by machine, sewing only straight rows. Fabric selection determines the look:  repro or contemporary. Learn lots of speedy tips for cutting and piecing.  Full Day Workshop. Special ruler very helpful.