Lectures & Workshops


ScheduleButtonWe travel as a team. We’ve conscientiously keep our lecture and workshop fees low to make it affordable for the groups hiring us. Discounts available for events that require air travel. If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us. Some of our prices will be increasing in 2016. Those prices will be reflected in parenthesis.


  • $450.00 (plus travel and lodging)
  • Lectures usually run 1-2 hours hours and are tailored to meet your needs.
  • We suggest scheduling workshops after our lectures. After our trunk shows, students are raring to get started and workshops usually fill up.

Edge-coloring Applique
A magnificent trunk show that illustrates the endless possibilities of what can be done with our unique appliqué technique. We’ve been successful using this technique in projects ranging from award-winning show quilts to everyday bed quilts.

StrataVarious Quilts
Based on the book, of the same name, this lecture includes a trunk show as well as instructions that will undoubtably inspire you to begin to design your own strata quilts.

Drunkard’s Path
A trunk show and lecture which includes a little history using antique quilts and inspiration using contemporary designs and techniques. You won’t look at curved piecing ever the same.

All-Day workshops (6 hours)

  • $700.00 (plus travel and lodging)(*2016; $750.00 plus travel and lodging)
  • Maximum of 25 students.

Strata 101
Open your mind to the possibilities of strata quilts! Strata quilts add demension, interest and limitless design ideas. Beginners will feel like an accomplished quilter and experienced sewers can begin to explore design.

Edge-coloring Applique
A little glue, some thread and your imagination are all you need to applique beautiful designs. Oh yeah, your sewing machine. After this class you’ll be well on your way to creativity.

Drunkard’s Path
“Curves are scary.” We never want to hear that again. Drunkard’s Path quilts are among the easiest and quickest quilts to piece. Using modern cutting techniques and only two pins you’ll be done in no time! No pattern necessary, just the purchase of template sets.

Weekend Workshops (Two 6 hour days)

  • $1100.00 (plus travel and lodging)(*2016; $1200.00 plus travel and lodging)
  • Maximum of 25 students.

Strata 201
Learn all of the ways that strata can be made and used in your own designs. We’ll also discuss the use of strata as the background for your appliqué projects.

Edge-coloring Applique
Using your own inspiration to design your own project. We’ll walk you step-by-step through the entire process, from sketch to stitch.

Gum Blossom
From our book StrataVarious Quilts. This is a combination workshop. Learn strata and edge-coloring applique all in one fabulously, creative weekend.

Half-Day Workshops (3 hours)

  • $450.00 (plus travel and lodging)
  • Maximum of 25 students.

Neo Stella
A fun class and an introduction to strata quilts. We will leave you inspired to create more quilts in our book, StrataVarious Quilts. Requires each student to purchase the book.