workshops, lectures
and traveling trunk shows

Workshops, lectures and traveling trunk shows can be modified
to fit your shop or guild’s needs.
Please contact Sheri for more information and fees.


Lecture / Trunk Show

Quilt Show & Tell: includes a selection of my favorite quilts and the story behind each quilt and techniques I used to make it. Includes an introduction with background information about myself, my creative journey, examples and sources for my inspiration and information about the modern quilting movement.



Learn how to piece curves!

Does the thought of sewing curves give you anxiety? Don’t fear the curve! Students will learn tips and tricks to create a fantastic curve while making blocks needed for the Picnic Petals quilt, designed by Sheri. Class includes step-by-step instructions and quilting tips. This is a good class for quilters who have never sewed curves or those who want to gain more experience.



Traditional Hawaiian Applique
Made Modern

Learn how to make the Big Island Blossom block, designed by Sheri. This quilt is
a modern interpretation of traditional Hawaiian quilts which Sheri admired while
on vacation. Students will learn how to prepare the applique (including folding,
cutting and basting) and how to apply the motif using needle-turn applique
techniques. Class includes a brief introduction to traditional Hawaiian quilts,
best practices, step-by-step instructions and quilting tips.



Basic Foundation Paper Piecing

Learn how to make the Deco Daybreak quilt, designed by Sheri. Inspiration for this quilt came from art deco architectural details. The design incorporates the repeat of foundation paper pieced blocks, eliminating the need for tricky Y seams traditionally needed to achieve hexagons. No previous foundation paper piecing experience is needed. The class is geared towards the confident beginner quilter as well as quilters who want more experience with foundation paper piecing. Class includes paper piecing best practices, step-by-step instructions, lots of tricks and quilting tips.


Intermediate Foundation Paper Piecing

Learn how to make the Dragonfly Dance mini quilt, designed by Sheri. The design incorporates the repeat of foundation paper pieced blocks. Some previous foundation paper piecing experience is helpful, but not required. The class is geared towards quilters who want more experience with foundation paper piecing. Class includes paper piecing best practices, step-by-step instructions, lots of tricks and quilting tips.


 

Traveling Trunk Show for shops

Host a variety of quilt samples curated specifically for local quilt shops.
Patterns feature quilts made from Whole Circle Studio patterns.
Please contact Sheri for more information and availability.