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Sat, Sep 10



FIBER ARTS - Crazy Quilts

Quilt Making with Betty Pillsbury

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FIBER ARTS - Crazy Quilts
FIBER ARTS - Crazy Quilts

Time & Location

Sep 10, 2022, 10:00 AM EDT – Sep 11, 2022, 1:00 PM EDT

Esperance, 2025 Burtonville Rd, Esperance, NY 12066, USA

About the Event

Learn to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind art by hand in the historic style of the "crazy quilt".  Participants will make a "Crazy Quilt Heart" which can be framed. or incorporated into a wall hanging or pillow, journal cover, etc. Betty will teach you embroidery stitches and combinations to enliven seam work. Learn to apply beads, laces, trims and any 3-D pieces you may want to incorporate. Color, composition, texture and layers will all be considered to create interest and cohesive crazy quilt art.

All skill levels welcome.

Students need to bring the following:

A 10" square of muslin

Extra muslin to practice embroidery on

5 pieces of fabric for your heart, each piece at least 4" x 6"

Fine line fabric marking pen

Fabric scissors

Sewing and embroidery needles


An Embroidery hoop, if you use one

Sewing thread

Embroidery floss and any laces, beads, or trim you want to use.

Class fee for this six-hour, 2 day class is

$120.00 for non-members

$100.00  for SRC members


About Betty Fikes Pillsbury

Betty Fikes Pillsbury is a multi-award winning textile artist and author of “Crazy Quilting – A Beginner’s Guide”. Her work has appeared in the White House, Fenimore Art Museum, Quilt Festival Houston, NQA, AQS, VQF, Road to California, and many other venues. She has appeared on Simply Quilts and several radio interviews. Betty has written for Piecework, Quilting Arts, Crazy Quilt Quarterly, etc. Laughter and learning go hand-in-hand in Betty’s workshops.

Learn more about Betty on her website;


  • 3 hours

    Day Two

  • 3 hours

    Day One


  • SRC Members

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  • Non-Members

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