Virtual and In Person Programs

I am booking contracts for 2023 and 2024

I can usually accommodate any time-zone/any country

Contact me through the blog, Facebook or Instagram 

    or email cwaneedle @ g mail . com (reformat)

Virtual programs are available with YOUR Zoom License

I will consider custom requests too - Let's talk!

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PROGRAM OFFERINGS

   ***I will consider custom requests***
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18th Century Sewing Rolls
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A

Explore numerous examples from my collection of 18th century
sewing rolls - many are dated.  Various construction and embroidery techniques are 
covered.  High Resolution Photos and Closeup Views
Contract Required for Groups
Group Workshop Available
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Antique Sewing Rolls & Pockets
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A
Explore numerous examples from my collection of 18th, 19th and 20th century sewing rolls
and pockets.  Explore details like fabric, style, use and pattern sources.
Various construction techniques are covered.  
High Resolution Photos and Closeup Views
Contract Required for Groups
Group Workshop Available
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Antique Charm Quilts 
Available as an In Person or Virtual Program
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A
Explore numerous examples from my collection of Charm quilts and quilt tops.
Color play and layout combined with a multitude of 19th century fabrics create a visual 
feast of fabrics and design.  
High Resolution Photos and Closeup Views
Contract Required for Groups
Group Workshop Available

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19th Century Medallion Quits
coming soon

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Journey of A Collector
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A

Three Versions:  Embroidery Guilds/Quilt Guilds/Antique Clubs
Antique treasures from my personal collections
High Resolution Photos and Closeup Views
Contract Required for Groups
        
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Childhood Needlework & Learning
45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
Antique treasures from my personal collections 
Explores the education and training of children (primarily girls) that centers around 
needle and thread.
High Resolution Photos and Closeup Views
More than 20 19th century examples from around the world
Contract Required

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Antique Applique Revisited

In Person 45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
(Virtual presentations after June 2023)

Based on my exhibit at International Quilt Festival Houston 2022 -
My collection of Antique Appliqué Quilts and my reproductions.
Includes my quilt; "Catherine's Garden" which was chosen as the Houston 2022 signature 
Quilt fro Quilt Festival.
Includes textile history, techniques, stories of the original makers, and detailed 

Group Workshop Available
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Pins, Pin Balls and Mosaic Treasures
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A
View my personal collection of pin balls and mosaic pieced pin holders that spans over 200 years
Embroidered, sewn, pieced and knit - all one of a kind antique and vintage with a few new reproduction examples. 
Optional:  Virtual Workshop
Contract Required
Group Workshop Available
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200 Years of Hexagon Quilts

In Person 45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
Virtual presentations after June 2023

45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
View my personal collection of 20+ hexagon quilts beginning c.1790.
Examples for every decade continuing through today.  We explore history, technique and 
regional styles.
Contract Required
Group Workshop Available

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150 Years of Paper Needle Books

150 Years of Paper Needle Books

Virtual Program - not available in person

PowerPoint – with Live Q&A and Discussion

45 Minute Presentation covering 150 Years of paper needle books

     Numerous close up high resolution photos

     After Q&A there will be time; if you want to have open discussion and show and tell

Topics include:  Definition, Packaging, 19th century examples, countries, advertising, political and social uses, some controversy and lawsuits, tips on dating needle books and collecting.  

     

Examples (Photos) start at 1840 and continue to 2001


Group Workshop Available

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I Am NOT A Thimble Collector
45 Minute Virtual Presentation + 15/min Q&A
This presentation started out as a 'humorous' claim as to what defines a collector?
A sub-set of my collections; we explore needlework sets that incorporate thimbles.
Contract Required


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Free Virtual Program
30 Minutes
I have had several requests for guilds struggling with cancelled programs during Covid.
This program includes a little bit about me and my book, "Antique American Needlework Tools" and some of the 'Frequently Asked Questions' I have answered about my collection and my work.
Contract Required

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More Programs Coming Soon 




3 comments:

  1. Love being able to see what you offer!

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  2. I hope to be able to work out joining one of your Needle Book presentations, but I need to negotiate a schedule change before I can know which one I can join.

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  3. What a fascinating variety of programs!

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