Quilt Guild Talks

These are prepared talks that are suitable for presentation to your guild or small group meeting. Each talk requires about an hour, depending on questions and participation from the group. They are suitable for any size group.

What Does the Judge Do?

A hands on talk with examples of what judges look for in quilts. Detailing the specifics and using many examples from her personal collection of quilts, Connie shares the positives and negatives of these works and explains common judging criteria. Questions are welcomed. This is an ideal opportunity to learn how to make your quilts show ready.

Improving your Quiltmaking Skills

Whether your quilt project begins with a preassembled kit or a brain flash late at night, your quiltmaking skills can improve. This lecture is a thoughtful look at what and why we do what we do as quilters. Look for ideas and strategies for improving your quiltmaking skills.

Designing Your Workspace

A thoughtful look at making the spaces you have more efficient for the styles of quilts and needle art you create. Connie explores the supplies, use and storage for all the elements involved in quilt making and needle art. Options and ideas flow throughout this lecture.

Trunk Show

The story of how Connie became a quilter and an NQA Certified Judge is told with examples of her works, stories, and laughter. This lecture is a gift of encouragement for all quilters.