Speakers & Workshops for 2020-2021


Oct. 12 & 13, 2020

Stephanie McCall 

Nov. 9 & 10, 2020

David Sirota

Website: www.stephaniemccallquilts.com

Lecture: Making Your Own Pattern

Workshop: We will be creating 2 separate 6" x 17" blocks that can be finished into a small wall hanging or incorporated into a quilt.

Workshop information and supply List: TBA

Workshop location: Zoom

Website: www.quiltmavendave.com

Lecture: What Makes a Quilter Tick?

Join us for a laugh-out-loud and interactive look at ourselves as quilters.  We’ll examine the little quirks, passions, idiosyncrasies and obsessions we all share.

Workshop: Sew Many Triangles. 

With David's 'No More Tears Method" you will learn to foundation paper piece easily, accurately and in about half the time of traditional paper piecing.  Imagine having a finished quilt where every triangle is set perfectly, and, it's completed quickly

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: Grace Church or Zoom/TBD


February 8 & 9, 2021

Vendor Night

Date; February 9, 2021

Workshop: Member's Workshop - TBA - one of our own talented members will conduct a workshop
Special reduced fee of $35.00 for this workshop.

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: TBA

March 8 & 9, 2021

Giuseppe Ribaudo
aka @Giucy_Giuce

Instagram: @giucy_guice

Lecture & Trunk Show

Workshop: Giuseppe is a modern traditionalist quilter and pattern designer with a passion for simple design in bold colors.  We will learn tips and tricks for creating micro quilt blocks and different ways to use them.

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: TBA

April 12 & 13, 2021

Michele Scott

Website: www.piecefulquilter.com

Lecture & Trunk Show - Every Quilt Tells a Story

Workshop: Bobbin Quiltin' Fun. 

In this class, we will problem solve your way through a multitude of decorative threads and yarns.  We will be adjusting both top and bottom tension while learning all those cool quilting patterns that don't need marking.  We will be creating a wall hanging of threads and yarns to practice our new surface embellishment skills

May 10 & 11, 2021

Shannon Shirley

Website:  www.onceinarabbitmoon.com

Lecture: Eclectic Mix Trunk Show

Workshop: Bottles and Blooms

We can have a bit of Spring all year long after creating a cheerful bottle and blooms wall hanging

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: TBA



Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: TBA



Key Information for our Featured Speaker Workshops


Workshops Will Be Held Virtually Until Further Notice.

Registration Form: Workshop Registration Form


All workshops begin at 10:00 AM. Please be on time.

You will need to provide your own lunch and beverages. You may BYO, There are many options for lunch within a short drive or walking distance.


Please dress comfortably in layers as necessary.


Bring any/all items listed on instructor’s supply list and any item/tool necessary for comfort to have a successful workshop.


Workshops are $60 for all participants.

Registration fees for all workshop participants are due at sign up. You may sign up at the program committee table at any regular meeting or via U.S. mail. Please print the registration form or obtain copies at any regular meeting.


Please Note: Payment in full is due at time of registration.


CANCELLATION POLICY : You will be refunded if you cancel 21 days or more before each workshop
or if there is a waiting list. If there is not a waiting list your money is forfeited unless you can find your
own replacement.


Emergency Cancellations: If a class must be canceled due to weather, we will contact you as soon as that decision has been made.


Email jmartinnj@comcast.net if you have questions or need further information.

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