Workshops

slice of ChristmasSLICE OF CHRISTMAS
This class is unbelievable! You will be amazed at how easily this Christmas tree skirt comes together. Two skirts are made at the same time…so you get twice the fun. Once to give and one to keep. This workshop is one of Pat’s most popular classes. Maximum class size 20. (A special 9 degree wedge ruler will need to be purchased)
Full day workshop $600
Half Day workshop $350
Silver Thimble Extravaganza
(Our most popular workshop!)
NEW! Choose 5 or 6 of the patterns designed by Pat and she will teach them all to your group. Each person can work on their chosen project and listen to the instruction going on around the room on all the other projects. It is like going to 5 different workshops at one time. LEARNING TO THE MAX! This is a full day of teaching lots of different techniques and quilts. Come ready to learn a lot. Full day workshop $600
Totally Technique
NEW! This workshop is geared toward technique driven demonstrations with make and take practice. We will move through a variety of techniques and products discussing and practicing each one. The prep work for class and materials for each demo will be included in your class kit along with a detailed packet of handouts for everything taught in the workshop. Some of the topics covered will be: Mitered Corners, Bindings, Scallops, Over sizing blocks, Changing block dimensions, Over Dying fabric, Specialty rulers and their uses (the good, the great, the ugly and pointless), Applique’ raw edge and beyond, and so, so much more!
A workshop kit and packet will be provided for each participant for $15.00.
Full Day Workshop $600
no timeNO TIME FOR BALTIMORE.
MACHINE APPLIQUÉ
Come learn the ins and outs of machine appliqué while making a Holiday table runner from the design studio of Silver Thimble Quilt Co. We will take this project from beginning to end as you learn fast and fun techniques for machine appliqué. Come ready to sew and learn all that the world of machine appliqué has to offer. Maximum class size 20.
Full day workshop $600
Half day workshop $350
stringing alongSTRINGIN’ ALONG
Make the best friend a quilter can have . . . A Silver Thimble Quilt Company tote bag designed for the quilter on the go. This tote bag is STRING PIECED, fast fun and fabulous! We will learn/review different techniques for string piecing while making a tote that you will carry EVERYTHING you need inside. The tote is a spacious 24’x 24″ with kangaroo pockets for everything . . . including your mat! Maximum class size 20.
Full Day Workshop $600
Half Day Workshop $350
stack itSTACK IT, SLASH IT . . . APPLIQUÉ IT!
A workshop with combination techniques of stack ‘n slash and machine appliqué. This popular pattern How Does YOUR Garden Grow from the Silver Thimble Quilt Co. will be a favorite to your quilt collection. We will learn/review both techniques and have a quilted garden in bloom! This pattern is a buddy friendly pattern with you and your friend sharing fat quarters. A great class project for bee groups and guilds. Maximum class size 20.
Full Day Workshop $600
Half Day Workshop $350

 

 

 

 

Lectures

Quilting through the Eyes of a Teacher
Come join me as we take a “School Teachers” view of quilting with a lighthearted romp through a trunk show full of fabulous quilts. Pat will bring a visual feast of quilts. Beginning with her quilts from her two books published by Martingale. Understanding color with tips, tools, and techniques are the order of the day with classroom experience. Come to quilt school as we enjoy learning and laughing in a school teacher’s quilting classroom.
One hour lecture $300.00

..it’s all about time!
Love the look of appliqué but don’t have a Baltimore Album lifestyle? Come join Pat as she shows you the ins and outs of machine appliqué. We will learn all the latest techniques for bringing those eye catching appliqué projects to the finish line in a jiffy. Pat will walk you through the machine appliqué process with a step-by-step visual presentation. The quilt samples of beautiful quilts that Pat will bring are proof positive that machine appliqué can be not only fast but FUN AND BEAUTIFUL!
One Hour Lecture $300.00
HOW DID YOU DO THAT?
Come learn some new, and revisit some tried and true methods, tools and techniques. Improve your quilting skills and accuracy with ease. We will work on construction techniques, down sizing and up sizing blocks, perfect borders, and the latest notions available to make your quilt life easier. Pat will help you loose your fear of the mathematics part of quilting (no kidding!). This lecture is designed for maximum learning with a whole lot of fun and fabulous ideas.
One Hour Lecture $300.00
. . . All transportation and lodging costs are the responsibility of the hiring group. Please contact me for additional information.