Creative Happy Hour on Color Jan. 8

Join me and three other C&T Publishing authors tomorrow, January 8, 2021 for a Creative Happy Hour on using color effectively in your quilts! The discussion will be hosted live on Zoom by the Creative Spark Online Learning platform, a division of C&T. We’ll start at 12 noon PST (3 PM EST). Visit https://creativespark.ctpub.com/bundles/live-creative-happy-hour for…

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Space Available in Improv Puzzle Class Sept. 2-4

I’m teaching my Improv Puzzle class at the North Suburban Needlearts Guild the first week of September and there are a few spaces available if you’d like to join us! The class is being run as a hybrid–combining access to lessons with videos, text, and still photos on the CourseCraft platform with three live Zoom…

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New Online Class!

I’m excited to announce I’ve just opened up an online class you can take from home in your PJs if you want to! Since my in person visits to guilds and retreats have been postponed due to the virus, I decided it was time to get serious about putting together an online class. I’ve been…

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New Virtual Reality

The last couple of weeks I’ve been in learning mode, searching how to do things differently. My in person teaching and lecturing events have been postponed at least through June, but one guild asked me if I could do my visit with them virtually with both a lecture and a workshop. Of course I said…

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Whirlwind October Recap

I’m back from my whirlwind trips in October and resting for a few days before I go to Gainesville, Florida next week for the Downtown Art Festival. I spent the first week of the month at home, then flew to LA to lecture and teach at the Westside Quilters Guild. You can see my post…

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Whirlwind October

I’m just back from the first leg of my whirlwind of trips in October! I flew to Los Angeles last Thursday to visit the Westside Quilt Guild for an Artful Improv class and a lecture, then back to DC on a red-eye flight last night (Saturday). On Thursday afternoon, my hostess took me to the…

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Alaska Quilting Cruise in 2021!

UPDATE: My Alaska cruise in 2021 has been cancelled due to Covid-19. Hopefully we’ll be able to reschedule at a later date.    I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be teaching on a Quilting Cruise to Alaska in 2021! The dates are August 14-21, 2021. We’ll leave out of Seattle, WA and cruise up the Inside…

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Fun with Improv at Capital Quilters Raleigh NC!

I’m just back from a fun visit to the Capital Quilters Guild in Raleigh, NC. I gave my Anatomy of an Improv Quilt lecture and taught two workshops, Fire and Ice Bargello and Improv Puzzle, to some very enthusiastic and talented quilters! The Improv Puzzle class takes a free form approach to improv design. Students…

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May Travel Adventures

May was a whirlwind of travel! We had four graduations and a wedding in the family, plus a vacation and teaching. I had a great time teaching two classes and giving a lecture to the West Michigan Quilters Guild at the end of the month. My students had fun creating their own Fire and Ice…

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