​​​​​​​​​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.



April, 2017

April 2                  Lecture - My Journey Into Quilting

                             LeTort Quilters, Carlisle, PA

                            2:00 PM

April 12-             Class- Finishing Class

                            Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa


April 17 and 18- Lecture and Workshop-

                           Flying Geese Quilt Guild,  Bel Air, MD

April 21               Workshop - Basic Thread Painting

                            Homemaker's Country Quilters, Collegeville, PA 19426                                         12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

May, 2017

May 5-6-          Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting w/Panel

                         Linda Z's Sewing Center, Arlington Heights ,Il

May 10,         Lecture- My Journey into Quilting

                       Pocono Mountain Quilt Guild, Stroudsburg, Pa

 May 12-13-  Lecture/Demo.

                        Ellicott City Sew-Vac, Ellicott City, MD.

June, 2017

June 2-3-      Lecture and Class- Nancy's Calico Patch, Newport News, VA

                        Thread Painting on Dreamscape Panel

June 7-8-    Class- Dimensional Thread Painting w/Panel

                    Quality Sew-Vac, Tukwila, WA

June 24-        Workshop- Basic Thread Painting

                       Valley Forge Quilt Guild, Valley Forge, Pa


July, 2017

July 14-16       Classes- MAQ- Mid-Appalachian Quilters

                         Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD

July 18-           Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting w/Panel 9 (1of3)

                         Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa

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

                         (other dates-Aug. 1 and Aug, 15)

July 27-          Class- Twisted Pillow

                       Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa

                       10 am- 3pm

July 29-         Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting (1 of 2)

                      Old Country Store, Intercourse, Pa

                       9am-4:30 pm

                      (class 2- Aug, 12)

August, 2017

August 1-       Classes- Dimensional Thread Panting (class 2 of 3)

                        Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa

August 4-5-     Class- 2 Day Dimensional Thread Painting

                         Threads Run Thru It,  Lynchburg, VA 

August 7-8-    Class- 2 Day Dimensional Thread Painting

                         Quilters Corner, Midlothian, VA

August 11-     Class- Free Motion Quilting

                        Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa

August 12-     Class- Dimensional Thread Painting (2 of2)

                        Old Country Store, Intercourse,Pa

August 15-   Classes- Dimensional Thread Painting (class 3 of 3)

                       Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown,Pa

August17-    Class- Ruler Foot Class

                      Byrne Sewing Connection, Doylestown, Pa

                      1:30-4:30 pm

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 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 7-      Workshop- Rebecca's Reel Quilt Guild,

                           Porlcy Park, NJ

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

                          Fayetteville ,PA  

October 20-    Lecture and Workshop,

                        Hunterdon County Quilt Guild, NJ

November, 2017

November 7-           Lecture- Central Pa Machine Quilters Guild


November 14-15-   Lecture and Workshop

                                  Baltimore Heritage Quilt Guild, Baltimore, 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