Programs ~ LECTURES ~ TRUNK SHOWS

Programs Offered

Testimonials

"By the end of the day she had me quilting feathers of all kinds that anyone would be proud to claim as their own!”
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"... Loved your quiet teaching style and your tips as we learned. Thanks again"
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“Karen is a very patient teacher who has amazing quilting skills"
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Descriptions

From Tears in Home Ec Class to Best of Show….My Quilting Journey

Hair Care Join Karen as she shares her journey from her first struggles with a sewing machine to owning a quilting business and winning awards.

 

Along with stories of her growth as a quilter, Karen will share her work with other quilters and of course will bring a trunk load of quilts for all to see.

 

Tips and techniques, triumphs and tribulations— all stitched together to provide a quilt picture of her story.

 

One hour - $100 plus mileage

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What Judges Look For

Nails Are you ready to put your quilts into competition? Is your guild thinking about holding a judged quilt show?

 

Karen is an experienced quilt judge who can clue you in on just what judges look for when they evaluate a quilt in competition. She will take the fear out of judging.

 

A mock judging is part of the presentation. Handouts are provided.

 

 One hour - $100 plus mileage


 

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Longarm Quilting: Edge-to-Edge to Heirloom

Makeup Using a multimedia format, Karen will present the different levels of longarm quilting from simple edge-to-edge to custom heirloom. Slides and real life examples will be presented.

 

Karen will also cover how to get your quilt top ready for a longarm quilter and how to establish a relationship with your quilter.

 

 One hour - $100 plus mileage



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I’ve Purchased a Home Quilting System, Now What Do I Do?

Home Service Many quilters are thinking about purchasing or have purchased home quilting systems to finish their quilts. Once it is set up in your home – what do you do next?

 

The entire process of loading a quilt, selecting thread, troubleshooting tension, performing basic maintenance can be daunting. In this multimedia presentation,

 

Karen walks you through loading a quilt, making sure the top is centered and stabilized, and choosing threads.There is a handout with pictures for each participant to carry home.

 

Following the presentation, there is a question & answer session.This is an invaluable program for anyone with a new quilting system or anyone considering the purchasing of one.

 

One hour - $100 plus mileage