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Lectures and Classes

Lectures: $275 Lecture Fee (plus expenses) (effective for contracts signed after December 31, 2017)

History and Development of Foundation Piecing and Its Impact on the Quilting Industry (includes trunk show of paper pieced quilts)

  • this lecture walks you through the development of quilting and the use of foundation materials for construction and design
  • trunk show includes quilts representative of various designers and stages of the foundation piecing process and development

Color Theory: How to Play with Color Choices (includes trunk show)

  • this lecture discusses the color wheel and how to use it to achieve your goals for your quilt project
  • discussion of utilizing a “focus fabric” to get started with fabric selection, blending fabrics, transitioning, directing attention, and elevating your final product to the "WOW" level
  • trunk show includes quilts representative of techniques discussed

Quiltster: A New Tool in your Quilting Tool Kit (includes trunk show)

  • this lecture discusses Quiltster - fabric auditioning software that lets you see your quit before cutting a single piece of fabric
  • trunk show of "Quiltster" and "Finished" versions of quilts

My Quilting Journey (includes trunk show)

  • this lecture traces my personal development as a quilter and instructor
  • trunk show includes quilts marking each milestone achieved.


Teaching Fees are determined by the format - classes are per student pricing (ranges from $75 to $120 per student - project driven) while workshops are per day pricing ($475 / day for up to 20 students with additional $25 / student over 20 - maximum 25).
Techniques of the Month - $295 per student, includes pattern (generally taught in multiple class format - 6 to 8 classes or a complete week)

Types of projects / classes:

(1) Specific patterns: one, two, or three day classes
(2) Techniques of the Month (Judy Niemeyer)
* Glacier Star (2011)
*Mariner’s Compass (2013)
*Paradise Blooms (2015)
*Vintage Rose (2017)
*Dinner Plate Dahlia (2019)
(3) Three to four day projects for retreat settings
(4) Workshops (one or two day workshops)