Illuminated Letters with Tsukineko Ink

Length - full day
All levels

Learn to paint and color beautiful illuminated letters in this creative hands-on class. Using Tsukineko Inks and Fabrico Markers, you will explore techniques that will add stunning detail and sparkle to your projects.  No prior painting experience is required; just a desire to color, create and play. Each student will choose one letter to paint. Contact Jaimie to specify your choice(s) of letters.

  • $25 Kit Fee

  • Additional letters available for $5 each



 Baltimore Blooms

Length - half day or full day
Beginning – Intermediate

This class is a great introduction to Baltimore Album Quilt making. You will learn the basics of beginning appliqué as well as the dimensional technique of ruching, and hand embroidery.  The focus is on the freezer-paper-on-the-bottom method of appliqué, but this class can also be adapted to include advanced students.

  • $10 class kit fee or $45 complete kit (specify color)

Love Letters

Length - 2 days

Love Letters is a striking multi-media project that explores several techniques for adding detail and sparkle to your projects. On day 1 you will learn to paint beautiful illuminated letters using Tsukineko Inks. On day 2 the focus shifts to needleturn appliqué. We will experiment with various tips and techniques that will take your appliqué skills to the next level. In addition, silk ribbon embroidery as well as traditional hand embroidery will put the finishing details on this stunning quilt. No prior painting or embroidery experience is required.

  • $150 Kit fee

Loopy Tulips

Length - half day or full day
Beginning - Intermediate

Whether making just a pillow top or an entire quilt, Loopy Tulips is a fun project to introduce you to the joys of handwork.  We will focus on the basic aspects of appliqué:  stems, inside and outside points, and gentle curves using the freezer-paper-on-the-bottom method of appliqué.  We will also explore color placement as a way to add a secondary level of design.

  • $20 Kit fee




Length - full day
Beginning – Intermediate

Daffalilies is a whimsical project in which the design focus shifts from flower to stem.  You will experiment with two different appliqué techniques as well as learning a simple hand-embroidery stitch. We will also discuss the ways in which color and value can influence a dynamic design.

  • $20 Kit fee


Dizzy Daisies

Length - half day or full day
Intermediate – Advanced

Dizzy Daisies is a dynamic project in which stems are the design focus. You will learn the more advanced freezer-paper-on-the-top method of appliqué, as well as how to make super-long stems and a simple hand embroidery stitch.  With a limited color palette and a little bit of whimsy  a delightful effect will be achieved.

  • $20 Kit fee



Hand Quilting

Length -half day or full day
All levels

This class provides everything necessary to become a hand quilter, from a discussion of the objects needed for successful hand quilting to an understanding of the theory behind hand quilting and a strong beginning stitch. It is a fun non-project class for the beginner and those with more experience alike.

  • $25 kit fee


Definition of beginning, intermediate and advanced appliqué students:

Students who have never appliquéd are beginners.  Students who have a basic understanding of how the invisible stitch is made, and have worked on at least one project, are intermediate.  Students who have appliquéd several things and are mostly looking to perfect their technique are advanced.

Terms and Conditions

A half day workshop is 3 to 4 hours in duration and full day workshop is 5 to 6 hours in duration. Each workshop is limited to 25 students with an additional fee of $20 per student over 25. The items to be supplied for each class by the Guild are listed along with the corresponding supply lists. Workshop fees are $250 for a half day, and $400 for a full day.

View a PDF of the Workshop Contract

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