Lectures/Trunk Shows

LECTURES

All lectures are approximately one hour .
“Challenges, Swaps, Exchanges…….Oh MY!”
This trunk show consists of over 40 quilts and wallhangings that Theresa has made over the years. She has quilts made from charm square exchanges, ugly fabric challenges, block of the month quilts done through her guild and many more online swaps. If you’re looking for ideas for your guild, this trunk show encourages you, no matter your level of quilting, to try new things and participate.

“Stash Attack”
Is your stash out of control? In this trunk show Theresa will show you a variety of quilts made from her stash, using yardage, strips, strings, scraps, panels and even a few made from printed sayings. Everyone has their own unique stash and this program  will show you ways to use it. You’ll be ready to tackle your stash and planning your next quilt before the program is over.

“Machine Quilting”
This lecture/trunk show covers how longarm quilting has changed over the years and what Theresa has learned. With 17 years of longarm quilting experience, she shares mistakes she made (and learned from) She will share tips on how you can help your machine quilter during the piecing process as well as tips for the quilter when dealing with difficult tops. She covers many questions people have about ‘why this’ and ‘why that’ when it comes to longarm quilting. Although there are no set rules to follow, she will share what works for her. Whether you quilt your tops or send them out to a longarm quilter, this lecture if full of information to help you achieve great results with your quilts.

“String Quilts” coming soon

WORKSHOPS

Sew Slice Spin and Slash quilts

Pick any pattern from my book and make it in the workshop. Book required.

Squares and Star blocks
Play with color placement in blocks to see how it can change the look of the block by making this wallhanging using the same fabrics but placed differently using the square and star block.

Shadow Circles
Learn how to add a shadow effect behind circles as you make a small wall hanging.

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Cabin geese

Learn how to add flying geese into a log cabin block for a new twist on an old favorite.


String quilts—–Coming Soon

 Mystery quilt retreats
Does your guild host retreats? If so, how about offering a fun-filled weekend of MYSTERY to your guild members? Theresa joins forces with Sharon Lorfing and together they will have you sleuthing for clues to make one of their mystery quilts.
A few weeks before the retreat, you will get the yardage require-ments and guidelines for choosing your MYSTERY quilt fabrics; the cut-ting instructions; and a little pre-sewing.
At the retreat, you will get easy to follow CLUES and as you finish each step, you will get closer and closer to solving this MYSTERY !!
Throughout the retreat, names will be drawn for DOOR PRIZES.
For more information
Contact Theresa
or Sharon slorfing@kc.rr.com

Theresa

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