Teaching Catalog

Jan is available to come to your guild, retreat, or group to teach a class. The following classes offer techniques and lessons for all skill levels. Classes include appliqué, embroidery, embellishment and piecing techniques. You can select from the following, or Jan can tailor a class or design specifically for your group’s needs. Email Jan for more information.

A is for Applique

Applique, 1 or 2 Day Class

Learn Jan’s Perfect Placement appliqué techniques and the basics of needle turn appliqué. The class is for new hand appliquérs or experienced appliquérs wanting to hone their skills.


Fan Favorite

Piecing/Applique/Embroidery, 2 Day Class

Learn all the steps in making fan blocks, from cutting, piecing, reverse appliqué, stitching and stitch combinations. Each fan block becomes a mini quilt of its own. Fan blocks are perfect travel projects, easily prepped and ready to go.


Floral G

Needleturn Appliqué/Embellishment, 1 or 2 Day Class

Learn Perfect Placement Appliqué, folded rosebuds and embroidery techniques to complement your appliqué as you create this elegant Floral G.

Fancy Flowers

Appliqué/Embroidery/Embellishment, 2 or 3 Day Class

Grow a garden of embroidered stitches in your sampler workbook, inspiring you as you pick elements to include in your own Fancy Flower arrangement.

Joy Wall Hanging

Piecing/Appliqué/Embroidery, 2 Day Class

A beautiful alphabet speaks your heart on personalized gifts, quilts and projects. Complement appliqué with touches of embroidery.


Mom’s Basket

Appliqué/Embroidery/Embellishment, 1 or 2 Day Class

Fill a sample workbook with basic embroidery stitches worked in various threads and ribbons. These beautiful stitches will guide and inspire you as you stitch this block.

Needle Grace

Appliqué/Embroidery/Embellishment, 2 or 3 Day Class

Needleturn appliqué, embroidery, stumpwork (raised appliqué), and ribbonwork all come together to showcase your needle art skills. Begin a personal reference library of stitches as you learn new techniques.

Summer’s Delight

Appliqué/Embroidery/Embellishment, 2 or 3 Day Class

Take your appliqué to the next level with delicate hand embroidery to create stunningly simple and eye-catching results.


 A Rose is A Rose is A Rose

Applique/Embellishment, 1 or 2 Day Class

Learn to add touches of embroidery, stump work (raised embroidery) and ribbon work to your appliqué. Three flower techniques and stump work leaves add elegance to this antique block.