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|Lectures last approximately 45 minutes. Current fee is $300 per lecture, $350 per lecture/demo plus
travel reimbursement and any necessary meals and lodging.
Stories Told, Lessons Learned
This is a very personal, inspirational and poignant look at what it has meant to be a quiltmaker. Lecture
includes a trunk show of work, from very first quilts to more current pieces. This lecture is appropriate for
both quilters and non-quilters and has been very well received.
Stained Glass Quilting (lecture/demo)
An overview of how Fran got started in stained glass quilting and a presentation of her stained glass
techniques. Lecture includes a brief demonstration (with handout) and a “show and tell” trunk show.
The Judge’s Evaluation of Quilts
This presentation would be of interest to quilters who plan on entering competitions, as well as to
quilters who simply wish to evaluate and improve their own work. Discussion covers evaluation of
workmanship and design, as well as some personal insights on the judging process.
Celtic Appliqué by Machine (lecture/demo)
Fran presents a brief history of Celtic Art, a trunk show of her Celtic pieces, and a demonstration (with
handout) of her Celtic Appliqué techniques
The West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
The West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search was a volunteer effort to collect and preserve information about
West Virginia’s pre-1940 quilts and quiltmakers. Join Fran as she guides you through the state’s
documentation process, shares some of its stories, summarizes some of the results, and talks about
the project’s inclusion in The Quilt Index. A trunk show will include quilts that were inspired by the