Speaker Programs

I am available for speaking to quilting groups and guilds.  I have a program called “Decisions, Decisions!!” which deals with the details to consider after the quilt top is made and before it is quilted.   Considerations include an extensive lecture on thread and batting choices, reasons for using certain things, and tips to get more from your longarm quilting service.

The program runs about an hour to 1-1/2 hours, depending on questions asked.   The program includes a trunk show of quilts to illustrate points, with some materials to pass in the audience for close inspection.  Typically, I provide one or more door prizes as well.

The contract may also include a workshop for the same day or next day for one of my tote bags, a table topper, or sewing machine cover.  I am willing to come a reasonable driving distance from western North Carolina.

Currently in development, I’ll soon begin offering a second program on “Scrap Dancing”, featuring my Scrap Dance pattern line, along with free patterns and ideas to use up the bits and pieces left over from other projects.  This program will heavily cover cotton quilting fabrics, but will also contain information on using other fabrics, from tissue thin to upholstery weight fabrics.

Please contact me for fee discussion, program needs, and logistics via email at frommycarolinahome (at) gmail dot com.


2 thoughts on “Speaker Programs

  1. Jeanne Theodore

    A wonderful program with tons of touch, see, feel examples of thread, batting, and borders on quilts that Carole has made/designed. Applicable to both those with and without a long arm machine.

  2. Sharon Ellison

    Interesting program with many things to think about, and the trunk show has great examples of the points made. Carole shows the difference thread color and type can make in a quilt. She had lots of batting samples to touch and feel with ideas on how to use them beyond the usual cotton. Then her tips gave even more considerations, and notes on what to ask a longarm quilter. Great program for any quilter.

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