Virtual Programs

I am booking contracts NOW - for 2021 and 2022

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 ZOOM

Options include Guild/Group Hosting or Me as Host - contact me to discuss details



   ***I will consider custom requests***

Journey of A Collector
45 Minute 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
        March 1 BOOKED - Texas


Childhood Needlework
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
Contract Required


200 Years of Hexagon Quilts (Available Fall 2021)
45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
Antique treasures from my personal collection with quilts and counterpanes for every decade
spanning 200 years.  A visual treat!  This is one of my most popular programs because there's something for every quilter to appreciate.
Contract Required


I Am NOT A Thimble Collector
45 Minute 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
        March 10 BOOKED - Ohio


Pins, Pin Balls and Mosaic Treasures
45 Minute Presentation + 15/min Q&A
View my personal collection of pin balls and mosaic pieced pin holders that spans over 200 years
Optional:  Virtual Workshop
Contract Required

Booked:  Penn Dry Goods Virtual Lecture Series. June 4, 5, 6
               Enroll Click HERE  
Bookings available after June 6

150 Years of Paper Needle Books

150 Years of Paper Needle Books

Zoom 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 photos

     During the presentation you will not be on video or audio

     You can submit questions and comments through Q&A (These go only to the moderator)

     The questions will be reviewed and answered ‘Live’ after the presentation

     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


Once you enroll you will receive a link to a Word document describing next steps

The day prior to the event you will be emailed a link to the program – to the email you used for payment of the event fee.  Make other arrangements by contacting me directly


Group/Guild Plans available

Also please be aware you are not allowed to record or take screen shots of the content

Send Inquiries to:   cwaneedle  @. G mail . com

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Please let me know if you have something for show and tell/Discussion and want to be on Video/Audio at the end.

February Session are now closed - Thank you - More coming in March

Also a few tips:

            Time Zone Conversion:

            There are several NEW YouTube tutorials if you are a new ZOOM user

                (Sorry, I can’t be tech support)


Free Program
30 Minutes
I have had several requests for guilds struggling with cancelled shows
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

In Person Programs - Optional mid/late 2021 possibility with flexibility to change due to Covid 


  1. Love being able to see what you offer!

  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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