I love teaching and traveling. I enjoy meeting wonderful people all over the US and beyond. I am looking forward to even more fun in the coming years.

I have very limited availability left in 2017. If you want to tag on a pre-existing booking please ask. Otherwise do consider inviting me to your group in 2018!



Sunday 19 March: Crystal Lake MQG, lecture and workshop

Saturday-Monday, 25-28 March: East Bay Heritage Quilters, Oakland, CA, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting and workshops, Folk Art Embroidery and Embellishment and Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch

Friday 31 March-Saturday 1 April: Pieces from the Heart Quilt Guild, Morris, IL,  Quilt Show, vending

Thursday-Saturday 6-8 April: International Quilt Festival Chicago, Open Studios, demos

Monday 10 April: Prairie Patch Quilt Guild, Mundelein IL, lecture and workshop Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch

Monday 17 April: NW Suburban Sewing Friends, Palatine IL, lecture, Trip Around the World in Folk Art Stitches

Thursday-Saturday, 20-22 April: Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild, Arlington Heights IL, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting and workshops Steps to Successful Free Motion Quilting and Folk Art Embroidery

Friday-Saturday 5-6 May: Inland Empire Quilters Guild, Corona, CA, Quilt Show, vending and demos

Monday 8 May: Village Quilters, Wheaton, IL, lecture, The Language of Flowers

Wednesday 10 May: Patched Lives Quilt Guild, Wales, WI, Lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting

Thursday-Sunday 18-21 May: Quilt Market, St. Louis, MO

Monday-Tuesday 22-23 May: Stitchers Gathering, Springfield, IL, workshops, Folk Art Embroidery, Advanced Folk Art Embroidery

Thursday 25 May: Faithful Circle Quilters Guild, Downers Grove, IL, lecture Lessons Learned While Quilting

Wednesday-Friday, 7-9 June: Coastal Quilters Guild, Santa Barbara, CA, lecture, Language of Flowers and workshop, Happy Scrappy Improv Quilts

Saturday 17 June: Decatur Quilters Guild, Decatur, IL, workshop

Thursday-Saturday 13-15 July: San Joaquin Valley Quilt Guild, Fresno, CA, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting and workshops Folk Art Embroidery

Friday-Sunday 28 – 30 July: Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild, Quilt University, Ann Arbor, MI, lecture and workshops

Wednesday 2 and Saturday 5 August: Northern Lake County Quilters Guild, Antioch, IL, lecture and workshop Beyond the Basics of English Paper Piecing

Thursday 3 August: Pieces From the Heart Quilt Guild, Morris, IL, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting

Sunday 6- Sunday 20 August: UK adventure!

Friday-Monday 7-9 September: Arkansas Quilters Guild, Little Rock, AR, workshops and lecture

Wednesday-Saturday 13-16 September: AQS QuiltWeek, Paducah KY, workshops

Thursday-Saturday 21-23 September: Heritage Quilters of Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting and workshops Walking Foot Quilting: Beyond the Ditch and Steps to Successful Free Motion Quilting

Saturday 30 September: Needle Artisans of NW Indiana,  Munster, IN, lecture, Language of Flowers and workshop Wool Appliqué with Embroidery

Friday-Saturday 6-7 October: Black Hills Quilters Guild, Rapid City, SD, lecture and workshops

Tuesday 17 October: Heritage Quilters of South Suburbia, South Holland, IL, lecture

Thursday 27 October – Sunday 5 November: International Quilt Market and Festival, Houston TX


Tuesday- Thursday 9-11 January: North Suburban NeedleArts Guild, lecture Trip Around the World in Folk Art Stitches and workshop Embellished Wool Applique

Saturday January 13th: Friendship Star Quilt Guild, Cary, Illinois, workshop

Thursday-Saturday 1-3 February: Illinois Quilters Inc., Wilmette Il, lecture Language of Flowers and workshops, Folk Art Stitching and Happy Scrappy Improv Quilts

Tuesday-Saturday 20 -24 February: Peace River Quilters Guild, Punta Gorda FL, retreat and guild meetings lecture and 3 workshops

Thursday – Saturday 1-3 March: Indiana Heritage Quilt Show, Bloomington, IN, faculty

Sunday-Thursday 8-12 April: Craftours Quilting Cocoon, Naperville, IL

Saturday – Monday 14-16 April: Westside Quilters Guild, Oregon, lecture and workshops

Tuesday-Wednesday 1-2 May: Bloomington Quilters Guild, Bloomington IN, lecture, Lessons Learned While Quilting and workshop, Folk Art Embroidery

Friday- Sunday 13-15 July: Wyoming State Quilt Guild, Quilt Wyoming

Monday-Tuesday 1-2 October: Macomb County Quilt Guild, Clinton Township, MI, lecture and workshop