The Quilted Basket

Lectures are 45-60 minutes long and will include some handouts.  Any of these lectures can be adapted to meet your organizations time allotment.

Scrappy Makes  Me Happy- 
Do you have a stash of fabric that need to be down sized?  Do you pride yourself in using up your leftovers?  Check out dozens of ways to do just that with quick and easy scrap quilts to use up your stash.  Ann will share her secrets to keeping your scraps and projects organized.  Bring your camera to this one.

Wishing You A "Quilty Christmas
Share Ann's love of Christmas with lots of wonderful ideas for gifts and decorating (even your bed).  Do a project or two a month and beready for Christmas and the next holiday season in plenty of time.

Lots of Logs- 
One of the oldest quilt blocks is still one of the most popular.  Learn basic techniques to creating lots of different log cabin quilts.  You won't believe how much fun you can have wit this simple quilt block.  Ann will share many samples of variations of this classic block.

Tricks for Treats
With all of the different sizes of "pre-cuts" on the market to collect, what are you going to do with all of these "treats"?  This trunk show will give you lots of ideas to use all of the fabric shapes on the market today.  Dozens of ideas and inspiration will be show on how you can organize and use these wonderful collections of fabric.  Bring your camera to this one.

Paper Piecing:  Beginning and Beyond
Learn the basics and beyond of paper piecing.  Paper piecing will give you perfect points and mesmerizing miniature quilts.  Learn how easy it is to foundation piece.  Have you tried paper piecing and still feeling a bit confused?  Ann will help you understand the process to make you a success at this technique.

Tools of the Trade
So many tools and gadgets on the market.  Which ones should I use?  How do I use them in my sewing?  All of these questions and more will be answered in this lecture.  Ann will help you sort out not only the gadgets, but show you how to use them.  You can then decide on the ones that you need then add to your sewing room.

Its Not Your Grandmothers Flower Garden Anymore!

Hexagons are not what they used to be!  Check out the new and old techniques used to piece hexagons.  You will love these easy techniques for this ageless process. This lecture works best for group of under 50.

To book a lecture: contact Ann for current fee schedule and availability