Category Archives: Events and Workshops

QuiltCon Choices – Which class to take?

I’m debuting three new improvisational workshops and a lecture based on projects featured in my forthcoming book. Continue reading

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Teaching! Spoonflower, QuiltCon and more!

On the road teaching for the next two weeks at Spoonflower, in Beaufort, SC, and Baltimore. QuiltCon 2015 workshops announced! Continue reading

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Stitch Modern ~ Improv Round Robin Workshop

I will be facilitating an Improv Round Robin at Stitch Modern on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Oakland, CA. Register now! Continue reading

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

I’m happy to announce improv quilt workshops and an exhibition scattered across the country. I may be teaching in your neighborhood soon! Continue reading

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New Workshops for 2014

I’ve added two new improvisational patchwork classes and posted my teaching philosophy to my workshop page. Continue reading

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QUILTCON ~ Day 3: Improv Round Robin

For the Improv Round Robin, we followed the cardinal rule of improv theater, no matter what fellow performers say or do always affirm and build on their actions to keep the skit going. Continue reading

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a lecture on modern improv quilting at Stitch Modern

Presenting a new framework for improvisational quilting that breaks free from the design/pattern/copy paradigm of traditional quilting: Feb 5. Continue reading

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lots-o-news

I was chosen to receive the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant! That’s $25K! But it’s so much more than the money. Continue reading

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curve improv quilting and the uncertainty principle

Position and momentum can not be known simultaneously when you are dealing with modern improv curved piecing! Continue reading

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improvising technique ~ curve piecing workshop

Improvisation in design has its limits. Real innovation begins with the improvisation of technique and tools. Continue reading

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Which of your QUILTCON classes do you recommend?

My improv quilt workshop descriptions with detailed recommendations in case you are also considering taking one of my workshops at QUILTCON.
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Color Riot! ~ Mod Mood Workshop at OCMQG

Over the course of two days this curve piecing, improv workshop gradually begins to explode with color and creativity! Continue reading

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Upcoming Modern Improv Quilting Workshops ~ OCMQG & QUILTCON!

I’m teaching modern improv quilting at QuiltCon in February, and at the Orange County Modern Quilt Guild this summer! Check it out! Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Attention ~ Improv Quilt Making Workshop

I will be teaching an improvisational quilt making workshop June 26-July 8, at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina.

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Free Mending Workshop With Potluck

Join me for a free mending workshop. How-to-Homestead comes to the Harvey Milk Center in San Francisco.

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Passage Quilting™ Bereavement Workshop in Cincinnati

I was invited to lead a bereavement, quilt making workshop in Cincinnati. Seven people attended, each with the loss of a child, parent, or close friend.

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Making Memorial Quilts from the Clothing of the Beloved

Announcing a Passage Quilting Workshop in Cincinnati, OH. This is a hands-on bereavement process, making memorial quilts from the clothing of the beloved. Continue reading

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Visiting North Carolina and Penland School of Craft

Before I moved to San Francisco in 2008, I lived in North Carolina for 32 years, the last 18 in Durham, Chapel Hill & Carrboro. That’s where I am now, visiting friends and family in NC. I’m also heading east … Continue reading

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Craft Party and Open Studio

Sunday, July 18, 2010 Drop in anytime between 1 – 6 PM, FREE 1 Ave of the Palms Ave, Suite 306, San Francisco, CA 94130 If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area bring your current craft or mending … Continue reading

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