Lectures and Trunk Shows

Setting up for a lecture!

Lectures and Trunk Show

What Is a Modern Quilt? The Myths and the Magic!
Patriotic Modern Quilts—A Tradition Made New

My lectures are fun and interactive!  I provide a handout for all attendees.


All lectures and workshop class descriptions are also available for download:

C Shaw Workshop and Lecture Descriptions 9-7-2017

Contact Me to get a  copy of my Teaching Agreement.

 


Modern

What Is a Modern Quilt? The Myths and the Magic!

This 40-60 minute lecture introduces quilters of all backgrounds to the modern quilt movement. Intimidated by modern quilts? I dispel some of the rumors so every quilter can appreciate the freedom in this new style of creative expression! I bring 15-20 quilts for the trunk show.  There’s plenty of time for Q&A.

 

 

 

 

Lecture topics include:

  • What makes a quilt modern?
  • It’s a big tent: from traditional to madly modern!
  • Myth busters: blowing away the myths about what is (and is not)
    a modern quilt
  • Tips for getting started: starting a modern stash
  • Resources list (master handout provided)
  • Trunk show

patriotic

Patriotic Modern Quilts—A Tradition Made New

This 40-60 minute lecture is perfect for groups that are interested in how to incorporate modern quilt designs into their patriotic themed quilts.  I bring several quilts for the trunk show.  There’s plenty of time for Q&A.

Topics include:

  • Modern quilt design principles
  • Patriotic modern quilt gallery: examples of modern quilts and blocks
  • Tips for getting started: starting a modern patriotic stash and incorporating other themed fabrics
  • Easy starts: piecing and quilting your patriotic modern quilt
  • Resources list (master handout provided)
  • Trunk show featuring quilts from my newest book Patriotic Modern Quilts USA