Area Speakers and Teachers

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Name Information Info
Brenda Applegate and Jan Rodgers,
Co-founders of the Western PA Quilt Documentation Project
HISTORY OF QUILTS: Brenda shares the history of quiltmaking from the 1600s through early 20th
TWENTIETH CENTURY QUILTMAKING: Jan shares the history of 20th quiltmaking focusing on traditional, studio, and improvisational quilts.
CARE AND CONSERVATION OF QUILTS: Brenda and/or Jan share their expertise in caring for quilts from storage ideas to cleaning and repairing your quilts.
QUILT DOCUMENTATION: SHARING WOMEN'S HISTORY: Brenda and/or Jan share the story of how they started the documentation project, what documentation is, and why quilts are an important part of women's history.
JUDGING & APPRAISING QUILTS: Jan shares her expertise in both judging and appraising quilts by taking the mystery out of these two misunderstood activities that both quilt makers and quilt owners should understand.

For information about scheduling and fees for customized programs for your guild, historical society, or adult education group, please contact:
Brenda at 724-775-1848 or at bchrlf@bchrfl.comcastbiz.net
Jan at 724-766-7666 or rodgers.jt@gmail.com

Jan 2014
Sue Cook
Workshops and trunk shows
Blog at www.larkspurlanedesigns.blogspot.com
Email: larkspurlanedesigns@yahoo.com
Jan 2011
Donna Eicher Speaker; demonstrations to guilds upon request.
Cotton Theory certified instructor
Email: sewspecial73@gmail.com
Jan 2011
Sandy Lord Presentations (Color; Hankies; Stack and Whack variations) and trunk shows. All-day classes available.
(724) 662-0464
Email: sandylord@zoominternet.net
Jan 2011
Darlene McCoy Will give a trunk show to guilds on her patterns and workshops to guilds on starch applique and wool applique.
See my blog at mulberriesinhand.blogspot.com
Email: darlenemccoy@hotmail.com
Apr 2011
Thea McCurry
Speaking engagements in the Pittsburgh area
See my blog at grannygoodstuff.blogspot.com
(724) 837-4461
Email: tajefcoat@yahoo.com
Jan 2011
Cindy Oravecz
Speaker on the subjects of crazy quilting, history of album quilts, embellishments on quilts and clothing as well unusual techniques in the sewing world.
Toll free: 1-866-953-0722
Email: cindyo@quiltersfancy.com
Jan 2011
Louise Silk
Workshops and lectures by professional quiltmaker and author of "The Quilting Path". Verified
Jan 2011

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