​​​​​​​​​​​Classes and Lectures​ 

Classes - Learn the basics of Raw Edge Applique, Dimension Thread Painting and Embellishment.

Lectures - "My Journey into Quilting" is an open and inspiring talk about how Joyce started quilting and the transformation into Thread Painting and using Panels as Art Quilts.


                   I have FUN and EXCITING News!!!!
I will be teaching DIMENSIONAL THREAD PAINTING on a CRUISE -                Alluring-Quilts-on-the High-Seas in April15-22, 2018. Sail away to Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Kitt.
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Great Teachers and projects! Check them out! ...

September, 2017

September 8-9-    Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting w/Panel

                              Nancy's Calico Quilt Shop, Newport, VA

September 10-    Lecture- Rebecca's Reel Quilters Guild

                              Porlcy Park, NJ

September 11- Lectures- County Line Quilters Guild

                           New Britain, Pa

September 14-17-  Demonstration for Brother Sewing/Byrne Sewing

                               Pennsylvania National Quilt Show,

                                Oaks, PA

September 20-   Lecture- Heart and Home Quilt Guild  

                              Kutztown, Pa

October, 2017

 October 5-    Class- Dimensional Thread Painting (Class 1 of 3)

                         Byrne Sewing Connection

                         Doylestown,  Pa

                         1:30-4:30pm or 6-9pm

October 7-      Workshop- Rebecca's Reel Quilt Guild,

                           Porlcy Park, NJ

October 10-13- Classes-2 Day Dimensional Thread Painting w/Panels

                            Ellicott City Sew and Vac Center, Ellicott City, MD

                           10-11- Dimensional Thread Painting

                           12-13- Dimensional Thread Painting


October 17-     Lecture and Workshop- Penn's Needle  Quilters Guild

                          Fayetteville ,PA

October 19-    Class- Dimensional Thread Painting (Class 2 of 3)

                         Byrne Sewing Connection, Pa  

                         1:30-4:30pm or 6-9pm

October 20-    Lecture and Workshop,

                        Hunterdon County Quilt Guild, NJ

November, 2017

November 2-     Class- Dimensional Thread Painting (3 of 3)

                            Byrne Sewing Connection

                            Doylestown, Pa

                            1:30-4:30pm or 6-9pm

November 7-8-  Lecture and Workshop-

                            Central Pa Machine Quilters Guild

November 10-11- Class- Dimensional Thread Painting

                               Threads Run Thru It

                               Rustburg, VA 24588

                               10am- 4pm

November 14-15-   Lecture and Workshop

                                  Baltimore Heritage Quilt Guild, Baltimore, MD

November 16-  Class- Free Motion Quilting

                           Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa


November 21-  Class Quilting with Rulers

                           Byrne Sewing Connection,

                           Doylestown, Pa

                           1:30- 4:30 pm

November 30-  Class- Colorworks Quilt

                            Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa


December 2017

December 7-9- Classes, Lecture and Demo-

                            Ruthie's Notions, Baker, Florida


                            7-8- Class Dimensional Thread Painting

                            9- Lecture and Demo

  January, 2018

January 8-9- Lecture and Workshop-

                      Ocean Waves Quilt Guild, Lewes, De

February, 2018

February 16-17-  Lecture and Workshop

                        Toms River, NJ

March, 2018

March 2-3- Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting

                    Fran's Sewing Circle

                    Wilmington, NC 28403

March 28-  Lecture

                   Quilt Makers of Boyertown, Pa

April, 2018

April 15-22- Quilting Cruise


April 27- Class- Thread Painting

              Quilt Festival of New Jersey, Mancuso Events

              Summerset, NJ

May, 2018

May 3-5- Class- 2 Day Thread Painting

                The Sewing Center

                Sevierville, TN


May 30-31- Class and Lecture- Thread Painting

                Calla Lily Quilt Shop

                Flint, MI


June, 2018

June 25-29- 2 Day Classes-Thread Painting

                Ellicott Sew and Vac Center,

                Ellicott City, MD




Art/Craft Shows

Come visit Joyce, as well as other talented artists, for your chance to see and purchase her one of a kind Handbags and Art Quilts.



Classes, Lectures and Art/Craft Shows