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You chose from: 

  • Improv Piecing - for the wall

  • Bed quilt

  • Stitch Meditation

  • Fabric dyeing with Fiber Reactive Procion Dyes

  • Geli Printing on paper and fabric

  • Silk scarf painting 

  • Carving rubber stamps


  • We work together to pick dates that work for both of us.

  • Classes can have up to 1- 4 students. 

  • Studio hours 9 or 10 am to 4 or 5 pm with a lunch break midday. 

  • I do not provide lunch or snacks.  

  • Depending on the class you choose determines the number of minimum days. See below for more specifics. 

  • The last hour of class will include a presentation of class work and a critique by me if desired. 

  • $125.00 per day, per student.  Half due at booking, half 30 days prior to class. I do not offer refunds if you have to cancel. If I have to cancel I will offer a complete refund. 



Improv Piecing Class   


1-3 day options

Limit to 4 students, bring your own supplies, machines, and fabrics. 


Each student should bring to class; 

  • Sewing machine in good working order

  • Needles / bobbins - filled  / neutral thread  

  • Small cutting mat 

  • Rotary cutter and blades

  • Scissors/thread/ruler 

  • Straight pins (lots of them) long and sharp. 

  • 36”x 70” Batting/Flannel (white) 

  • Sketchbook/pens/other supplies you want



1/2 to 1 yard of assortment fabrics, mostly solids, not fat quarters if possible. Have a range of values (light, medium light, medium, medium dark, and dark) of the same color where possible, and bring as many colors as you can.  You will be composing a multi-colored piece.  

Also, bring some of your favorite scraps to possibly add in. 

If you have any questions, email me. :-)

Thanks for coming to my website.  

While you are here you can;

  •  Browse through the galleries of handmade items;  QUILTS for the wall,  FABRIC printed with my surface designs and the always popular JEWELRY.

  • Shop in my online store.  Supporting artists is good karma.  

  • Catch up with one of my rare but delightful blog posts.

  • Investigate a class or lecture for your guild or group.

  • Sign up for my online classes.

  • View my tutorials and videos




I'm teaming up with Lissa from Silverwaves in Beautiful Bayfield WI for a series of classes.  I'd love for you to join me.  Click on the links for more information. 

July 14, 2023, 8:30-4:30 
Surface Design 

July 15, 2023, 8:30-4:30 
Collage, Paper & Cloth

July 16, 2023, 8:30-4:30
Stress-Free Improv Machine Piecing

July 29, 2023, 5 pm-8 pm
Stitch Meditation 

August 12, 2023, 8:30-4:30 
Fun Fiber Fusion 

August 18 & 19, 2023, 8:30-4:30  2 Day class 
Stress-Free Improv Machine Piecing


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