Category Archives: Events and Workshops

Quiltcon East and BQE Schedule ~ Let’s Flow!

Fellowship and good will to all attending, and for all at home, may you enjoy super creative and inspired studio time away from the fray! Continue reading

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2017 Teaching Schedule

WOW! I have an exciting lineup of quilt making workshops scheduled for 2017 including tours to Canada, New Zealand & Australia! Continue reading

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Ruler Free Strip Piecing

Check out this video to see how much fun it is to cut strips ruler free! Try it at Glamp Stitchalot Nov 10-13. Booking new workshops in 2018! Continue reading

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quiltcon 2017 workshops

I’m debuting three new workshops and a new lecture on flow at QuiltCon 2017. Fingers crossed you get your heart’s desire on registration day! Continue reading

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see you at quiltcon east

I’m honored to be teaching and speaking at Quiltcon East, in beautifully gothic Savannah Georgia in 2017, with an amazing line-up of new and familiar faces. Continue reading

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Get Your Curve On 2-day workshop, May 21-22 Seattle Area

If you are near the Seattle area don’t miss this 2-day improv quilting workshop with curves. Continue reading

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Curating Colors for Patchwork Installation

Improv patchwork begins by setting a few limits, including color limits. This is exactly what I’ve been pleasantly busy doing this past week. Continue reading

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Improv Patchwork Road Tales ~ Honesty

What does it mean to be honest when I create? What am I being honest about? Who am I being honest to? Continue reading

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Quilting By The Lake ~ July 27-31

If you can swing a trip to Syracuse this July then by all means join me for this rare opportunity to do some intensive improv work. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook Blog Hop Continues ~ Penny Gold

Don’t miss Penny Gold’s process notes on making a quilt from one of the scores in the Improv Handbook. Giveaway through March 15. Continue reading

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Ruler-Free Patchwork – Improv Theater Mashup Results

Audience members provided “ugly” fabrics, threw out suggestions, and questions as I improvised a quilt on the spot according to their prompts. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook Blog Hop

A month of insightful reviews, giveaways, process stories, and the debut of 165 test quilts made for The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook X-Country Book Tour!

I’m in the initial planning stages of planning the Improv Handbook X-Country Tour (June 1-10) and I need your help deciding locations.

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Improv Handbook March & April Events ~ May 5 Release

Want to get your hands on a copy before May 5? Check out these book signing events and workshops in Oakland, Kansas City and Portland, ME. Continue reading

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QuiltCon Day 4 ~ Group Flow

The prolonged experience of creative flow on their last day at QuiltCon left everyone feeling pretty satisfied. Now that’s FRESH quilting – or at least quilting that leaves you feeling FRESH! Continue reading

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Got QUILTCON!

Got Pins, Got Cards, Got Book, Got Fabric, Got QUILTCON! Here’s where you can find me at QuiltCon this week: Thursday February 19 9AM-Noon – Gee’s Bend Workshop 2PM – Lecturing in main hall: Improvisational Process and Patchwork 3:15-4:15PM – … Continue reading

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Camp Stitch-Alot and Chicago MQG Here I Come!

Packing for Camp Stitch-Alot! I’ve got my long johns, heavy boots, winter coat, and lots SCRAPS for the cozy cabin quilting retreat! Continue reading

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The Quilt as a Contemporary Tradition

If you are in the Bay Area join me at the opening this Saturday from 5-8PM for the opening reception! New Quilts from The Improv Handbook the will be on show. Continue reading

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Improv Round Robin ~ Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association

The Improv Round Robin workshop was super fun. I was so impressed by the cohesiveness of the group. They listened and responded with skill and courage! Continue reading

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QuiltCon Choices – Which class to take?

Wondering which QuiltCon workshop to take? I’m debuting three improvisational workshops and a lecture based on projects featured in my forthcoming book Continue reading

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