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Improv Irene-Style

A fast-paced workshop introducing the method of building a quilt one piece of fabric at a time, the way I build my own.  You will receive “tools” to use as building blocks, lots of individual attention, tips for piecing, composition and color. You will let your self-conscience and creativity drive your process to a unique expressions of your aesthetic and process. At the end of the workshop you will have most of a small quilt finished and an amazing sense of accomplishment!


Advanced workshop building on Dancing With The Wall.  Learn how to use large shapes to begin a quilt and improv on top of them. Often taught in the same workshop as Dancing With The Wall for returning students who want to push themselves with another technique.


Improv Irene-Style Quick-Step

Using only two contrasting colors, you will learn how to construct the individual components used to make an improv Irene-style quilt. You will discover how fun it is to make many types of  stripes, triangles, squares and curves in new and original ways. Take home a 20-24” pillow top or mini-quilt ready to quilt as well as all the techniques to jump into a full size improv quilt.


3 day workshop

A fun 3 day workshop turning strips of fabric into "new striped fabric" and then cutting them into triangles and such and then transforming them into a, well, a transformer!


In this 5-day workshop we will begin by exploring several techniques for making drawings. We will make line drawings. We will investigate digital formats such as Procreate and PhotoShop and our cell phones. You will choose your favorite drawing and make it into a large quilt!Learn methods for transferring a drawing to your design wall and various construction techniques to best capture the essence of your original sketch.

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