Discover strategies for using color effectively while enjoying a multitude of Lone Star quilts. Each quilt is a lesson in fabric, illustrating how to use value, contrast, gradation, color temperature, visual weight, and more. Apply this knowledge to any quilt pattern or design to make stunning quilts that are out of this world!
Astonished by her overwhelming number of unfinished projects, Helen turned to organizing and time-management experts. You'll learn what she learned (and you'll also enjoy some amazing before and after photos). Hear the humorous and enlightening story of how she conquered chaos, learned to prioritize, and got things done!
Is perfect patchwork an illusion? Add these techniques for precise cutting, easier matching, and efficient pressing to your bag of tricks. Learn the secret behind ripple-free borders and great bindings. Get terrific ideas for improving your quilt and enjoy some magic tricks too!
45-minute presentation and trunk show
(must have hands-free microphone)
Make every class a success with these practical strategies: how to prepare, where to sit, how to learn! Helen has lots of valuable (and humorous) lessons from her many years of teaching and taking classes. She'll show how your own expectations, planning, and participation can make a class a more positive experience.
45-minute trunk show*
*Some presentations are available as either a powerpoint or a trunk show, depending on logistics. Contact Helen for more information.
One quilt display stand; two tables (one for the quilts before they are shown and one for after they are shown); another small table for merchandise. For trunk shows, at least two volunteers to hold and fold the quilts. For the Quilter's Magic Show, one table must be rectangular. If a microphone is necessary for your group, it must be hands-free.