My trunk show “Confessions of a Scrapaholic” will take through the light hearted journey of quilting with friends while showing 45 or more quilts.
Trunk show fee is available upon request.
Stash Buster Workshop – Modernize your Old Stash
You feel guilty that you have” IT” and you want to use “IT” since you have paid for “IT” … OLD STASH that is! Plough thru your stash in this fast paced and very simple workshop. You will learn to audition your fabric, foundation piece on muslin, and be challenged to think “outside the box” and come away with many ideas on how to modernize your old stash with a very simple foundation piecing technique.
Full Day Workshop 10 page handout – N/C
String Snowball Workshop
This amazing scrap quilt will be sure to put a dent in your old stash. It is easily pieced on a paper foundation or made with specially designed acrylic templates. Once you start putting the units of the blocks on your design wall you will find many design possibilities. You can play with the values in your stash for a 3 D effect or just make a colourful version and modernize it with a carefully chosen background fabric or you can play with colour placement. The design possibilities will be covered in the workshop.
Full Day Workshop $7.50 pattern, acrylic templates $25.00 (optional)
Everything Old is New Again — Zig Zag
Modernize your old stash with the addition of white and grey solids! String piece your old stash into this wonderful scrappy quilt. This quilt can be made using a paper foundation or sting pieced and cut with a 60 degree triangle ruler. Both methods will be covered in class.
Full Day Workshop $7.50 pattern, $4.00 kit fee
Everything Old is New Again — Modern Web
Modernize your old stash with the addition of white and grey solid fabric. Simple piecing on a foundation will provide the accuracy need to make this stunning quilt design. The contrast web diffuses outward to become a border that is incorporated into the design.
Full Day Workshop $4.00 kit fee
Flannel Foundation Quilts
The flannel in a flannel foundation quilt becomes the batting, making it a very thin and warm quilt. The flannel instantly ages the quilt and thru numerous washing the quilt develops an amazing texture.
Full Day Workshops $7.50 pattern ( all flannel foundation workshops)
Primitive Log Cabin
Go modern and low volume with this simple free form pieced quilt, or dig into your plaids and up-cycle some mens shirts. This scrappy quilt works just as well with a modern palette or the fabric style of your choice and is foundation pieced onto flannel.
A traditional scrappy quilt made with a wide variety of reproduction 30’s fabrics mixed with calicos and co-ordinating solids. This quilt is made on a flannel foundation. Big stitch quilting and prairie points give it the perfect finishing touch.
Angles and Squares
This wonderful scrap quilt will be sure to put a dent in your stash, enabling you to use any of your collections of fabric; plaids, batiks, moderns, reproductions etc. The diagonal line in the block enables you to make an endless variety of log cabin settings. You only need to decide the colour value as you play at your sewing machine. This quilt is foundation pieced on a flannel foundation.
Dig into your stash of reproduction fabrics and tiny prints to make this amazing 3D quilt. Learn to work with the colour value in your fabric stash to achieve the appearance of the tumbling blocks. Each diamond is actually a log cabin block pieced on a paper foundation and sewn together with “Y” seams.
Full day workshop $7.50 pattern $4.00 kit fee
I have more workshops and projects available. Please feel free to contact me for a discussion.