Workshops and Talks that I can provide

One day courses:

Create a unique hand quilted wholecloth cushion panel:

An introduction to wholecloth design. Learn how to draw feather designs, how to transfer them on to fabric, and quilt them.

Create a Wholecloth machine Trapunto cushion panel in two colours:

A wholecloth doesn't have to be only one colour!  

Learn how to machine Trapunto in two colours for a totally different effect.  

Zip it and Pipe it!:

Make your orphaned block into a beautifully finished cushion. You will learn how to do piping and to professionally insert a zip. I will also show you how to do continuous single or double piping around a quilt for that extra special finish.


You will gain an insight into dyeing for the petals, make your own bias binding for the stems, and learn some applique methods

Design and mark out a wholecloth cot quilt. (30” x 40”).

Two or Three day course:

Design your own unique wholecloth bed quilt:

Learn how to to design anything from a Cot Quilt to a Bed Quilt, the choice is yours. The more time we have, the more I can show you - and I’ll guide you through the whole process step by step.  You’ll learn how to make your own unique pattern using everyday objects as part of the design process, and, if time allows, transfer it to your chosen material and begin quilting.

Clearly any of the skills learned on my courses may be used with other patchwork projects. Use your imagination and ingenuity.

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Durham to the Galaxy:

This talk combines my love of hand quilting through to domestic machine quilting and more. I will have many award winning quilts with me. The main emphasis is on my evolution from hand quilting to machine quilter.

To the Galaxy and beyond:

My journey from domestic machine quilting to offering my services as a longarm quilter. I will have many award winning quilts with me. The main emphasis is on hand guided free motion longarm quilting.

Fabulous Amish Curling Feathers

Let me show you how to draw and quilt these gorgeous Amish Feathers on a domestic sewing machine.  You will learn how to draw these feathers, transfer them onto your fabric and quilt them with ease.

Fantastic Grids

Learn how to transform grids into something spectacular using a domestic sewing machine

Christmas Wreath

This is an opportunity to get an insight into thread painting, using inktense pencils, learn how to fix them, and make a festive panel in the process. (Pattern Supplied) I will also explain about the different threads I used. Machine Quilting.