Teaching

Please email me at jetgirl8(at)gmail(dot)com if you are interested in having me lecture or teach at your upcoming event. I’d love to come visit!

2016

2017 [Booking Once Per Month]

  • Final Date TBA January – Quilting on Your Domestic Machine (4 hours) Bolts in the Bathtub, Lancaster, CA

I love to make new friends, teach and unlock possibilities! Let’s have some fun. 🙂

Available Classes and Lectures

Please note – for all classes, students should have a good working knowledge of their own sewing machines, be comfortable changing out their feet, and know how to wind and change their own bobbins.

Quilting on Your Domestic Machine – Full or Half Day

Learn how to confidently finish quilts at home using your domestic sewing machine. The course begins with hands-on basting and machine setup steps, progresses to straight line quilting with a walking foot / dual feed, and continues with all over and grid based free motion motifs. Packed with tips for how to have fun quilting your quilts, Yvonne aims to empower and inspire your innate creativity. Best as a full day workshop but can focus on either straight line or free motion quilting introduction for a half day workshop.

Supply List

  • Notebook / Paper and Pencil / Pen
  • Fabric Marking Device of your choice*
  • Your personal domestic sewing machine and the following attachments:
    • Walking foot or dual feed
    • Free motion quilting foot or BSR (note that we will practice without plugging the BSR in)
  • Scissors
  • (2) 1 yard cuts of solid fabric or muslin for practice sandwich
  • (1) 46” x 46” piece of batting for practice sandwich (approximate size – slightly larger or smaller is OK)
  • 30-50 Curved Basting Pins
  • 50wt Thread

Triangle Transparency – Full Day

Learn how to evaluate fabric choices for transparency overlay and about how the visual relationship between different colors, print sizes, and tones can be balanced in your quilts by working through the Triangle Transparency pattern. Traditional piecing techniques will be explored, with additional insights into precision piecing and how to work with directional fabrics.

Class includes instruction for quilt top only.

Supply List

  • Triangle Transparency Pattern
  • 10-15 fat quarter to yard cuts in a single colorway from your fabric stash to use to play with transparency fabric selections (solids or prints or combination OK)
    • Please bring from your stash, this is not a requirement to buy more fabric!
  • Please select and bring your fabric
    • Background Fabric – 2 ½ yards
    • Fabric 1 – 1 ½ yards
    • Fabric 2 – 1 yard
    • Fabric 3 – ½ yard

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Quilting Jetgirl Trunk Show

45 minute lecture/trunk show

I enjoy making complete quilts from start to finish, and I am excited to share my quilts and quilting journey. I’ll discuss the impact of social media and its influence on my work as I share about my quilting journey that started 20+ years ago. Exact quilts shown will vary.

Printed versions of my quilt patterns will be available for purchase following the event.


Contact Yvonne [jetgirl8(at)gmail(dot)com] for pricing and to book your event!