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Online Classes for Quilt Guilds

Guild Program Chairs: Karen would love to come to your guild via Zoom!    You can seen information below or by clicking here. 

 

My 2020 Schedule is now full for virtual guild bookings.  I am scheduling a few more classes and/or lectures in January and February.  More may be added, depending on when my in-person travel can start again.

If you would like more information about Karen's classes and lectures, please fill out the online contact form  and Karen will send you a complete information packet. 

 

 

 

Virtual Lectures

Ice Crystal quilt

QUILTS OF ILLUSIONS

Explore the world of optical illusions with Karen as she shows you some of the wonderful quilts that she has created and shares tricks and tips how to make them.  This virtual lecture is a beautiful and inspiring trunk show. There will be time for questions after the lecture. 

 

 

Karen machine

YOU BOUGHT THAT WHERE?!?

A fun and information lecture!  Let Karen take you around her little town, searching for the best quilting supplies found in some unexpected places.  It's amazing what you can find at the local "feed" store!  As a bonus, Karen will take you into her studio to show you how she uses many of her finds. 

 

 

 

Virtual Classes

 

 Chip out of Every Bock (3 or 6 hour class)

Does the chip go in or does it go out?  A fun quilt of illusion, so simple to make, once you know how.  A throw that can grow to any size you wish!  Let Karen show you how easy it is to create an intriguing quilt of illusion.

In this 3 hour class, we will look at fabric selection, cutting tips, sewing hints and start sewing. You will probably get 1 or 2 blocks done in class. 

If your guild wants more sewing time, select the 6 hour option.  This quilt goes together quickly, so in a 6 hour class you will get quite a bit done.  

Information and supply list for 3 hour class is located here.

Information and supply list for 6 hour class is located here. 

 

 

 

Jewel Box (3 or 6 hour class)

This is a beautiful quilt with the illusion of depth. Don’t let it scare you, the piecing is easy, created from just triangles! Believe it or not, this stunning quilt is created with just one block, done in different colors.

(Quilt is 48" x 48")

In this 3 hour class, we will look at fabric selection, cutting tips, sewing hints and start sewing. 

If your guild wants more sewing time, select the 6 hour option.  This class goes together quickly, so in a 6 hour class you will get quite a bit done.  

Information and supply list for 3 hour class is located here.

Information and supply list for 6 hour class is located here. 

 

 

 

Patchwork Illusions (6 hour class)

Visual depth has fascinated artists for centuries, Karen has developed a quick and easy rotary technique that allows you to make quilts with a 3-D look.  In the class, you will learn how to create quilts shown in Gallery 3.

Frankly, this is Karen's favorite class because it is so easy to create truly amazing quilts of illusion.  Let Karen share her secrets, so you may become a master of illusion!

More examples from this class can be seen by clicking here.

More information/Supply list…

 

 

 

Combing Through Your Scraps (3 or 6 hour class)

This truly is a magical way to put your fabric stash to work by making a wonderful scrap quilt.  Just about any fabric will work using this template-free method.

Learn to feel comfortable putting many fabrics together, to distinguish "value" and be able to make many different scrap wallhangings or quilts.  Based on Karen's book Combing Through Your Scraps.

 This is a great place to use "ugly" fabric, to use up bits of fabrics or use your favorites, all while making a beautiful quilt. 

In this 3 hour class, we will look at fabric selection, cutting tips, sewing hints and start sewing. You will probably get 1 or 2 blocks done in class. 

If your guild wants more sewing time, select the 6 hour option.  This quilt goes together quickly, so in a 6 hour class you will get quite a bit done.  

Information and supply list for 3 hour class is located here.

Information and supply list for 6 hour class is located here. 

 

 

 

Guild Program Chairs: Karen would love to come to your guild via Zoom!    You can seen information below or by clicking here. 

 

My 2020 Schedule is now full for virtual guild bookings.  I am scheduling a few more classes and/or lectures in January and February.  More may be added, depending on when my in-person travel can start again.

If you would like more information about Karen's classes and lectures, please fill out the online contact form  and Karen will send you a complete information packet. 

 

 

 

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