Handmade Holiday Retreat

| October 16, 2016

This year’s Handmade Holiday Retreat is scheduled for November 11 – 13, Friday – Sunday at my studio in the Hungerford. We will be making five different stand-alone gift items again this year. At this fun weekend retreat you can come Friday night and set up your work station for the entire weekend. After some [...]

Stitch & Bitch Class Series

| September 30, 2016

I’m offering a new series of classes this fall, every other Friday afternoon. We will spend each Friday afternoon session stitching a fun and easy item perfect for holiday gift giving in the Stitch & Bitch Class Series. From microwave bowl cozies to sock monkeys, join us for a Friday afternoon of sewing with friends [...]

Fall Classes & What I Did On My Summer Vacation

| August 29, 2016

Wow! Did this summer go by fast!! It seems to go by faster every year. And with Jazz Fest being so much later now, extending into July, it doesn’t even feel like it starts till after the 4th of July. Both my husband and I have lost our dads over the past twelve years, but [...]

Sip ‘n Shop Happy Hours

| April 26, 2016

Starting in May, the studio will be open every month on the 4th Wednesday from 5 – 7 p.m. for a monthly Sip ‘n Shop Happy Hour. Stop by on your way home from work or take a break at the end of your busy day and stop by my studio for a glass of [...]

Sock Monkey Mania

| October 7, 2015

The Sock Monkeys are here again! Join us on Sunday, October 18, 12 – 5 p.m. for Sock Monkey Mania at my Studio #307 at the Hungerford. We’ll be making sock monkeys. I have lots of embellishments and stuffing. I’ll also have Red Heel socks for purchase. Bring your own machine, if you have one, [...]

June First Friday, June 5

| June 5, 2015

It’s tiki time at Quilting with Margaret, studio #307, the Hungerford tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. Stop by for some tiki appetizers and sparkling fruit punch, Hawaiian shirts optional, and check out my latest creation, microwave bowl cozies. The perfect cozy for your microwave bowls of all sizes. No more burnt hands or fumbling [...]

Machine Quilting Made Easy!

| April 8, 2015

I’ve been quilting for a couple of decades and now my favorite part of the process is machine quilting. I used to be intimidated by machine quilting. When I first started quilting I was a hand quilter. But as you probably know, as therapeutic and beautiful as had quilting is, it just takes too long! [...]

First Friday, April 3, 6 – 9 p.m.

| March 31, 2015

First Friday is coming up again this weekend. And I have a special guest, Dan Eaton. Dan will be playing solo acoustic guitar in my studio from 6 – 9 p.m. this Friday, April 3. Dan Eaton can make you a grilled-cheese sandwich in three minutes as a TV chef on Time Warner cable, or he [...]

New Date for Reversible Jelly Roll Quilt

| March 31, 2015

The date for the new Reversible Jelly Roll Quilt has been changed to a Saturday one-day class, April 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  We will be making this easy reversible quilt from just one jelly roll and a sashing and backing fabric.  This is your chance to make something with one of those jelly [...]

6×6 Art Quilt Party

| March 27, 2015

Join us Saturday, March 28 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Studio #307, the Hungerford for a 6×6 Art Quilt Party. We’ll be making some more 6″ x 6″ art quilts to donate to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s annual fundraiser. I will have sewing machines, irons, cutting stations, fabrics and embellishments available, but feel [...]