Workshops & Speaking Engagements

I’m happy to arrange a class for interested groups. I also teach private lessons at my studio and am available for speaking engagements.

My most popular workshops are one-day classes.  Students get enough basic knowledge to go home and complete or practice what they’ve learned.  I also do multi-day retreats that give quilters an opportunity to progress their skills and learn from others in a friendly setting.

 Please visit my Facebook page to find the details of all scheduled upcoming classes.


Due to the recent events of Covid-19 all of our classes have been postponed to the new year.  BUT, if you have any questions or need help with a project please feel free to call or email me and we can video chat.  The following are just some of the classes we will be doing as soon as we can.  Stay tuned.

REtreat/Cosmetic Bag

Make it in two sizes. Perfect for item to make as a gift for the upcoming holidays in your favourite colours. Easy to assemble you will want to make more than one. Small and Large pattern included. Nov 25th 10-2pm $35.00

Quilt As You Go QAYG Table Runner

This is a quick and easy way to make a quilted table runner. Use all your left-over strips or jelly roll. Add decorative stitches to make it stand out. No need to free motion or stitch in the ditch. Perfect for a gift or a Christmas table runner.
October 21st 10- 2pm $45.00

Paper Piecing Tulip or Poinsettia

Accuracy at it’s best. Love this technique and the colours in this block. Using freezer paper as a template makes it easier to manage.
October 29 10am to 3pm $45.00 includes pattern.

Midnight Moon Landscape

This winter scene is perfect to learn to how to do scenes and freezer paper. Sewn in sections and quilted on the domestic sewing machine. Use up some glittery snow coloured fabric to add shine and shimmer. November 18 10 – 3pm $50.00 includes pattern

Feather Frenzy free motion quilting

Those beautiful feathers, this class will cover many feather designs and variations one is sure to be your favourite. By far the most popular class on your domestic machine. Long Arm class is also available. September 23rd 10- 1pm $35.00

QCR Quick Curve Ruler Mini

Love those curves. Once you can do one you won’t stop making so many beautiful quilts. There are so many new designs. Learn this technique using the QCR ruler and you will be proficient with curves. Class project is a table runner. September 30th 10 to 1pm $35.00 includes free pattern.

Beginner Free Motion Quilting

Using your darning/free motion foot you will learn the basics of free motion machine quilting. We will also cover tension, stitch length, threads and designs. Gain confidence to finish your own small projects. Beginner to advance. October 14th 10 – 1pm 35$

Thistle Wool Applique

Sew by machine or by hand if you wish using Aurifil 12 wt Mako cotton thread. Mix and Match with cotton for background pieces.
October 28th 10am to 1pm $35.00

Duffle BAg

This versatile Duffle bag is Fast and Easy to make with outside pockets and zippered top. Sturdy enough to use as a sports bag yet soft and supple for any overnight bag. An awesome project for a gift and comes in three sizes and styles. November 12th. $45.00 10am to 3:00pm plus pattern
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