Schedule

Workshops, Lectures, Retreats, Exhibitions and Classes

Below is a list of venues and dates where I will be teaching, lecturing or exhibiting, and my retreat dates, as well as an archive of past years. I’d love to see you at any of these events or to come teach in your area. Please use the contact me form on this website to set a date for me to come speak at your guild.

2021

May 4-5, Lecture and Workshop, Champlain Valley Quilt Guild, Essex Junction, VT.

May 19 – 20, “Quilting as a Design Element” lecture and workshop, Clamshell Quilt Guild, Waterford, CT

2020

Jan 3, Artists’ Reception (1:00), Bunny Fain Gallery, Temple Habonim, Barrington, RI

Jan 10, Friend Stitch (10 – 1) at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Jan 15 – Feb 19, Six session machine quilting class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI.

Jan 17 and Feb 7, Memory Quilts with Vintage Linens class at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Jan 25, Sister Artists pop-up exhibit and reception at the Textile Museum, Washington, DC.

Jan 30 – Feb 1 Quilting Retreat at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Feb 12, “Trip Around the World” Trunk show, Proper Bostonian Quilt Guild, Roxbury, MA.

Feb 14, Friend Stitch (10 – 1) at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

February 21, Indigo Dyeing class at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Mar 11-12, “Trip Around the World” Trunk show and “Color in Quilting” workshop, Belknap Mill Quilt Guild, Laconia, NH.

Mar 13, Friend Stitch (10 – 1) at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Mar 19 – 22, SAQA Conference, Toronto, Canada.

March 30 and April 6, Thread Painted Butterfly class at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

April 1-2, “Quilting as a Design Element” Lecture and Workshop, Quiet Valley Quilters Guild, Bennington, Vermont.

Apr 10, Friend Stitch (10 – 1) at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

April 25 – 26, Vend at the Narragansett Bay Quilters Association Quilt Show, North Kingston, RI.

May 2, “Designing with Shibori and Sashiko,” Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild, Pepperell, MA

May 8, Friend Stitch (10 – 1) at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

May 27 “Fabulous Fabric Selection”  and “Color in Quilting” workshop, Ladies of the Lake, Wolfboro, NH

May 28, Open Studio, 30 Cutler St Studio 101A, Warren RI.

Jun 10-11, “Japan, Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Big Stitch Japanese Style: Sashiko and Boro Workshop, Cheshire Quilters Guild, Keene, NH.

June 26-27, “Big Stitch Japanese Style: Sashiko and Boro”, “Color in Quilting,” and “Machine Quilting Trapunto Feathers Workshops” at the Vermont Quilt Festival in Essex Junction, VT.

Oct 17 – 18, “Trip Around the World,” Fabulous Fabric Selection,” and “Color in Quilting,” Greater Hartford Quilt Guild Annual Meeting, Wethersfield, CT

2019

Dec – Jan 31, The Peace Flag and Fiber Arts, Sprout CoWorking, 166 Valley Street, Building 6M Suite 103, Providence, RI.

Jan 17 – Feb 28 Six session machine quilting class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI.

Jan 10 – 27, “The Big Show” at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market St, Warren, RI. Artists’ reception Jan 11 at 6:00.

Feb 10 = Mar 31 Six session machine quilting class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI.

February 15, “Surface Design Basics,” Meraki Studio.

Mar 12, “Fabulous Fabric Selection” lecture, Ninigret Quilters, Westerly, RI.

March 15, Shibori Dyeing Class, Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Apr 14, “Quilting as a Design Element,” Cornerstone Quilters Guild, Charlton, MA.

May 4 – 5, Vendor, Quilters by the Sea Quilt Show, The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave, Portsmouth, RI

May 17, 18 & 19 Quilting retreat, Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

May 23 & 25, “Japan, Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Sashiko Workshop, Merrimack Valley Quilters, Haverhill, MA.

Jun 5, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Trunk Show, Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild, Pepperell, MA

Jun 18 & 19 “Trip Around the World” lecture and “Color in Quilting” workshop, Cocheco Quilters, Dover, NH.

Aug 24 – October 26 “Fiber Fusions” at the Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA. Artists’ Reception Sat Aug 24 from 2:00 – 4:00. Work exhibited: “Incoming”

August 17, 18 & 19 Machine Quilting retreat, Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Sept 3-4, “Japan: Inspiration and Tradition” Lecture and Trunk Show and “Sashiko by Hand and by Machine” workshop, Champlain Valley Quilt Guild, Essex Junction, VT.

Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 10, 17, 24, Six session machine quilting class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI.

Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28 Advanced Quilt Design and Machine Quilting Class at Meraki Studio, Warren, RI.

Sept 28-29, Vendor, Silver City Quilt Show, Benjamin Friedman Middle School, Taunton, MA.

Oct 20, Open Studio, 30 Cutler St Studio 101A, Warren Walkabout.

Nov 1-3, Three Day Machine Quilting Retreat, Chelmsford Senior Center, Chelmsford, MA.

Nov 12, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” lecture and “Sashiko by Hand” workshop, Country Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Middleboro, MA.

Nov 30 – Dec 1, Holiday Fair, 30 Cutler Street, Warren, RI.

2018

Jan 22, “Quilting as a Design Element” Lecture and Workshop, Shining Tides Quilt Guild, Mattapoissett, MA

Jan 23, Lecture, “Quilting as a Design Element,” Crosstown Quilters, Weymouth, MA

Feb-Apr, six-session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too quilt shop,  Barrington, RI

Feb 20, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Trunk Show, Crossroads Quilters, Beverly, MA

Mar 17, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Trunk Show, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA

Apr 4, Lecture, “Quilting as a Design Element” Lecture, Hammersmith Quilters Guild, Saugus, MA

Apr 21-22, Vendor at Narragansett Bay Quilters Assocaition Quilt Show

Aug 4-15, “Something Boro’d Something Blue” exhibit, The Brush Art Gallery & Studios, Lowell, MA.  Two pieces accepted: Tsukimi (Moon Viewing) and Enso (Zen Circle).  Artists’ reception Saturday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

Aug 11-September 15, “Interplay: Fiber and Art Quilts” exhibit, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA.  “Evening Meal” accepted.  Artists’ reception Saturday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.

Sep 5, “Trip Around the World” Trunk show, Essex County Needlecraft Guild, Topsfield, MA

Sep 8-October 31, “Stepping Inside the Outside: a SAQA MA/RI Regional Exhibit,” Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA.  “Barnacle Bill” accepted.  Artists’ reception Sunday, September 9, 1-3 p.m.

Sep 25, “Trip around the World” Trunk Show, Nimble Thimblers Quilt Guild, Wakefield, MA

Sep 27, “Quit Art as Activism” lecture and artist’s reception at Kean University Human Rights Gallery in conjunction with Water is Life.

Sep 29, “Painting with Tsukineko Inks” Workshop, Nimble Thimblers Quilt Guild, Wakefield, MA

Oct 17, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Trunk Show, Concord Piecemakers Quilting Guild, Concord, MA

Oct 23, “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration” Lecture and Trunk Show, artful Hands Quilt guild, Mansfield, MA

Nov 7,  “Japan: Inspiration and Tradition” Lecture for the American Association of University Women, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI.

Nov  14 & 15, “Japan: Inspiration and Tradition” Lecture and Trunk Show and “Sashiko by Hand and by Machine” workshop, Farmington Valley Quilters, Simsbury, CT

Nov  19, “Quilting as a Design Element” Lecture, Chelmsford Quilters Guild, Chelmsford, MA

Nov 24-25, Holiday Artists’ Sale, 30 Cutler Street, Warren, RI

Nov 27, Rising Star Quilt Guild, Arlington, MA, “Trip Around the World.”

Dec 1, Rising Star Quilt Guild, Arlington, MA, “Surface Design Introduction”

2017

Jan – Mar, nine session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Feb 25 Quilting as a Design Element Lecture and Workshop, Linsey Woolsey Quilt Guild, Attleboro, MA

Mar 4 Opening, Water is Life Quilt for Change Exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA

Mar 15, 2016, Trip Around the World Trunk Show, Clamshell Quilt Guild, Waterford, CT

Mar 16 & 18, Quilting as a Design Element, Lecture and workshop, Narragansett Bay Quilters Association, East Greenwich, RI

Mar 31, Art Quilting Techniques workshop for Quilters by the Sea, Allison’s Studio in Bristol, RI.

Apr 6, Brown Bag Lunch Lecture, “Machine Quilting an Art Quilt” at the New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA

Apr 10 – June 12, nine session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI (full)

May 4, Trip Around the World Trunk Show, Cranberry Quilters, Plymouth, MA

Jun 10, “Sashiko Stitching” talk and demo at the Quilting and Fiber Arts Day at the Windham Textile & History Museum 411 Main Street Willimantic, CT 06226

Sep – Dec, Longarm Quilting Class, AWQ Studio, Bristol, RI

Sep – Nov, nine session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Sep 26, Painting with Tsukineko Inks, AWQ Studio, Bristol, RI

Oct 5, “Japan, Tradition and Inspiration” Trunk show, Quilters by the Sea, Portsmouth, RI

Oct 13 – 15, Fiber Retreat, Reynolds Art and Wellness Center, Bristol, RI.

2016

Jan – March, nine session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Apr 14, Lecture, Burlington Quilters’ Guild, Burlington, MA

Apr- Jun, nine session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Apr 30, Sashiko Workshop, Mothertown Quilters Guild, Lancaster, MA

May 3, Lecture, Thames River Quilt Guild, Gales Ferry, CT

May 6, All day workshop in Landscape Quilts, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington , RI

May 17, Lecture, Yankee Quilters, Medway, MA

Jun 11, Lecture and Vending, Windham Textile Museum, Willimantic, CT

Aug 4-6, Vending, Bayberry Quilt Show, Harwich, MA

Aug 7, Opening Reception “Currents” SAQA regional exhibit at the Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA

Aug 13-14, Machine Quilting Mini Retreat, Knit One Quilt Too Barrington, RI

Aug 25, Solo Exhibit, East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol Warren Art Night, Warren, RI

Sep 8-Dec 15, Eight session Advanced Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Oct 25, Trip Around the World Lecture, Artful Hands Quilt Guild, Mansfield, MA

Nov 9, Quilting as a Design Element Lecture and workshop , Ladies of the Lake, Wolfboro, NH

Nov 11 – 12 Quilting as a Design Element and Machine Trapunto Workshop, Chickadee Quilters, Bridgeton, Maine

2015

Jan – Mar, 8 session Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington, RI

Jan – Mar, Quilt Challenge Class for advanced quilters, Knit One Quilt Too Barrington, RI

Mar 16  Lecture, Wayside Quilters Guild, Sudbury, MA

Mar 18 – May 3, Exhibition, “Advocacy Quilting” at the New England Quilt Museum,  Lowell, MA

Apr 2, “Quilting for a Cause” Brown Bag Lunch lecture at the New England Quilt Museum

May 7, Vend at Quilters by the Sea monthly meeting

May 12 Lecture, Mothertown Quilt Guild, Lancaster, MA

May 28, Exhibition, Featured Artist, East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Bristol, Warren Art Night

Jun 1, Lecture, Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild, Hudson, NH

Jun 20, Vend SAQA (Studio Art Quilters Association) Regional Meeting, Pro Chem, Fall River Ma

Sep 2 – 28, “Quilting for Change: An Exhibition of Solar Sister and Advocacy Project Quilts” at the Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville, Maryland. Gallery Reception, Sep 12, 5 – 8 pm.

Sep – Dec, Machine Quilting Class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI (full)

Sep – Nov, People and Pets Portrait Class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington RI

Sep – Nov, Quilt Challenge Class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI

Sep 17, vend Narragansett Bay Quilters Association monthly meeting

Oct  Holllyhocks at “Art as Quilt” exhibit at the Fuller Craft Museum, Worcester, MA

2014

Jan 13, Workshop “Painting with Tsukineko Inks” Narragansett Bay Quilters Association

Jan – Feb and May – June, 8 session Machine Quilting Class at Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI

May 19, Lecture, Silver City Quilt Guild, Taunton, MA

Jun 2,  Shoreline Quilters Guild, Branford, CT

Jun, Introduction to Hand Sashiko Class, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI

Aug 7-8, Machine Quilting Retreat, Knit One Quilt Too, Barrington, RI