Zoom workshops and presentations
Join me online! These live events will be taught on Zoom, incorporating live demos and streaming video, it's the closest approximation to a real life workshop you can get. Small class sizes means every student will have time for one on one learning, questions and sharing.
Please ensure you can run Zoom on your device before purchasing the class. Once you purchase, you will receive an email with a welcome PDF containing all the info and the supply list for the class.
Learn how to incorporate hand quilting to add depth and interest to your quilts. In this class students will learn the basics of hand quilting, including using different types of thread (cottons, metallics, rayon). We will also cover how to use machine basting as a quilting guide.
creating color palettes webinar
Drawing on 20 years of experience in quilting and textile design, I will share some of my approaches to pulling color palettes together, and discuss the importance of value and proportion to the overall look of the quilt. We will also delve into the mystery of why a beautiful palette can fall apart as soon as you cut into it and begin to sew. The presentation ends with a Q and A session.
Playing with color is one of the most rewarding aspects of quilt making. It can be fun, intuitive, challenging and at times frustrating. In this class, we will explore how colors play off one another and delve into the importance of value. Students will start with a variety of quick exercises, and move on to sewing small color studies that can be combined to make a larger quilt.
Level: confidant beginner - sewing machine required.
scrappy lone star
Learn how to tackle 8 pointed stars and create your own version of a Lone Star quilt. In this class we will cover fabric choices and cutting, y-seams, bias edges and how to nest angled seams to create precise points. Students will start on a mini quilt and learn the basics of construction that can be applied to any size Lone Star.
color & design webinar- sold out
Drawing on 20 years of experience in quilting and textile design, I will share some of my approaches to the creative process, and discuss the importance of value, proportion and color when designing a quilt. This 1 ½ hour presentation ends with a Q and A session.