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Lectures and Classes

Lectures: $350 Lecture Fee (plus expenses) (effective for contracts signed in 2022)

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 fabric characteristics to help you 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


Teaching Fees are determined by the format - teaching fees charged to hiring entity (shop or guild)
classes are per student pricing (ranges from $75 to $120 per student - project driven) 
workshops are per day pricing ($475 / day for up to 20 students with additional $25 / student over 20 - maximum 25 / minimum 10). 
retreats are per day teaching fee ($475), lodging, and all meals
Techniques of the Month - $375 per student, includes pattern (generally taught in multiple class format - 6 to 8 classes or a complete week)

Types of projects / classes and how priced:

(1) Specific patterns: one, two, or three day classes (per student pricing)
(2) Techniques of the Month (Judy Niemeyer) (set fee does not include patterns)
* Glacier Star (2011)
*Mariner’s Compass (2013)
*Paradise Blooms (2015)
*Vintage Rose (2017)
*Dinner Plate Dahlia (2019)
*Coral Reef (2021) 
*Carnival Flower (2023) 
(3) Three to four day projects for retreat settings (per day fee)
(4) Workshops (one or two day workshops) (workshop fee)