Virginia Beach here I come! Well…..not right now but soon. I am thrilled to be teaching at the Mid-Atlantic Longarm Extravaganza. If you are in the area, I hope you will stop by and say hi!
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Saturday, Feb 8th
You’ve heard about modern quilts, you’ve seen modern quilts, and you’ve even made a few. One question still remains, how do you quilt a modern quilt? Professional machine quilter Angela Walters will demystify all of the daunting aspects of quilting the modern quilt, including how to handle solid and unconventional fabrics, irregular shapes, and negative space. Her relaxed approach to modern machine quilting will ease your fears and spark your imagination. This lecture is suitable for quilters of all levels and includes a mini-trunk show along with a question and answer session. Handouts are included.
10:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday, Feb 8th
Time is money, especially when you quilt for a living. Thanks to years of quilting five or more quilts a week, professional machine quilter Angela Walters is an expert on using time and resources efficiently to give both you and your customers the biggest bang for their buck. Angela’s lecture will show you how to create an organizational plan that will help you better manage your time without sacrificing an ounce of quality. Perfect tips for the professional quilter, this lecture is great for the self-quilter with more projects than hours in a day. Handouts are included.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday, Feb 8th
If you are in the business of quilting, then you know that customers are the lifeblood. An effective blog will help you draw in more customers and will help encourage your current customers to refer you to their friends. After being in business for 9 years, Angela Walters agrees that starting a blog helped catapult her business to the next level. Get tips on starting a blog, ideas on what to blog about, as well as, pointers on “blog etiquette”. Once you are finished with this class, you will be inspired to start a blog or improve your existing blog. Handouts are included.
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Sunday, Feb 9th
Turn your quilt’s negative space into positively fabulous designs! Angela shows how to compliment pieced sections with motifs and texture. Advance your skills with the guidance of Angela Walters, an experienced quilting instructor and author of Free Motion Quilting with Angela Walters. Go from sketching simple patterns to sewing complex designs, turning your previously plain palettes into wonderful works of art. Learn to break up negative space with a variety of motifs. Play with pebbles and paisleys, twirl with circles and swirls, and travel through a garden of stitched leaves, as you incorporate different design elements to produce subtle and sumptuous surfaces. Handouts are included.
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday, Feb. 9th
After nine years as a professional quilter, Angela Walters knows the ins and outs of running your own machine quilting business. She’ll share some insider secrets, including the supplies you’ll need, marketing you should do, and how to combine social media with an age-old craft. Whether you’re looking to start a business from the ground-up or improve the business you already have, this lecture is a great opportunity to pick the brain of one of the most successful modern machine quilters today. Handouts are includedFind out more »
Come join me at the Quilting Bits & Pieces quilt guild for a trunk show.Find out more »
Dot to Dot Lecture/Demonstration
Quilting intricate designs can be as easy as connecting the dots! Learn how to use points on the quilt as a guide for quilting with minimal marking and lots of fun. You will learn how to recognize the “dots” on your quilt, different designs and how you can adapt them for you.Find out more »
Negative space is the hallmark of the modern quilt, but it can also be intimidating. Professional machine quilter Angela Walters will turn that negative space into a positive in her informative, interactive lecture.Find out more »
Do you love quilting feathers but are looking for something new? Machine quilter Angela Walters will show you some new motifs for your quilts. Get ready to try out scrolls, vines and circles in your quilt borders, sashing and blocks.Find out more »
Please join me for a Class on Modern Quilting and a Trunk show!Find out more »
Can’t wait to be in Sandusky, OH! Hope to see you there!
August 20th – 10am Quilting for the Modern Quilter with Trunk show following.
August 21st – 10am Quilting Negative SpaceFind out more »
I’m looking forward to being in Olathe, KS for a Trunk Show and Lecture Q&A …Hope to see you there!Find out more »
I am excited to head over to Springfield IL for the MQX Quilt Festival - Midwest. The MQX Quilt Show was the first show to book me as a quilting teacher and I can't wait to return! Continue reading to see available classes...Find out more »
While I won’t be teaching or lecturing, I will be at the International Quilt Market to promote my newest book, Shape by Shape Quilting and my newest fabric collection (to be revealed later). If you are attending, I hope you will stop by and say hi!Find out more »
I will be making my way to the D.C. area for a Lecture/trunk show and workshop. Visit their website for more information about the guild.Find out more »
Can’t wait to spend some time in Wichita, KS where I will give 2 Trunk Shows and one class geared towards domestic sewing machines and one geared towards longarm machines! Hope to see you there!Find out more »