I have a BA in education, many years of teaching experience, and LOVE teaching in all forms. Below are the program and classes I offer; Each class can be modified to fit your needs, goals, and time allotted.
Scrappy Applique Lecture/Trunk Show
During the engaging and interactive program, I will share about myself, my background, how I began quilting, and what led me to develop my techniques and ultimately write Scrappy Bits Appliqué. I will take everyone through the whole process (nitty-gritty details will be saved for workshops) and provide a lot of ideas and inspiration for how these techniques can be used. Lastly I do a trunk show, where we hold up the different quilts I brought, and discuss fabric selection, quilting decisions, etc. It is a really fun and unique program.
Scrappy Applique Workshops
Learn how to take tiny scraps of fabric and turn them into gorgeous appliqué pieces using my signature technique– Scrappy Appliqué. It is quick and simple to pick up, yet allows for a lot of creative possibilities. It is a perfect workshop if you have quilters at a variety of skill levels. I have students who are brand new to quilting and have been terrified to try appliqué, and I have students who have been hand appliquéing for 30+ year. They all have a ball and learn a lot in the class.
Since the Scrappy Appliqué process is the same despite the template chosen, each student chooses their favorite template/pattern, and we go through the whole process together. Every student's project is totally unique, and it is so much fun to see what everyone creates!
Themed Scrappy Applique Workshops:
Most groups choose to do a general Scrappy Appliqué Workshop, where every student chooses their own pattern, and we go through the whole process together. I do have, however, a couple fun themed workshops available as well.
Scrappy Applique Menagerie
Each student will choose a different animal (there are about 50 different animal patterns to choose from!), and we will go through the whole Scrappy Appliqué process together.
Scrappy Applique Skylines
Each student will choose a different skyline pattern (there are over 100 different skyline patterns to choose from!), and we will go through the whole Scrappy Appliqué process together.