Butterfly Threads Quilting
Butterfly Threads Quilting
Programs & Workshops

Butterfly Threads Quilting by Diane D. Knott

Schedule a program today, Contact Me. See my Calendar for available dates. See my Contract for details. Please note that travel expenses will be billed at the current government standard mileage rate for car travel more than one hour. Travel charges will not apply to local visits. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to schedule a visit! Any combination of program/workshop can be booked and special rates will be offered on multiple bookings. Consideration will be given on a first come/ first serve basis. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks so much!


Lecture with Trunk Show
(Trunk show presentations are 1 hour in length plus Q&A. Two quilt holders and two quilt folders will be needed as well as a table for the quilts. An additional table for patterns, templates and books, as well as book signing will be required. The cost for trunk show presentations is $250)

Scrap Quilt Secrets:
Learn specific strategies for making quilts you love from the fabric you already have! I will share the secrets and steps I use for making scrap quilts that really sparkle. Learn how to avoid the “jumbled mess” look and create quilts you can live with and love. Featuring all 16 quilts from my book SCRAP QUILT SECRETS by C&T (plus many more!)

If Quilts Could Talk:
From my very first quilt to my latest and many of the quilts in between, I share a look at the quilts I’ve made over 20+ years and the stories behind them. From lessons learned to sharing my process on personalizing patchwork and some crazy adventures along the way, find out all about my life in quilts!


Half Day Workshops
(All half day workshops are 3 – 3 ½ hours and cost $350 plus travel when scheduled in addition to a lecture/trunk show)

Your Choice: choose any one of my patterns and I will demonstrate the step by step process for making it successfully. Hints and tips, as well as alternate options will be available. Suitable for beginners through advanced quilters. Purchase of pattern will be required. Supply list will be determined by the patterns chosen.


Table Runner to Go: Make a table runner version of any of my patterns and we will have the top finished before you leave! I have several samples, but will be happy to teach any pattern of mine that you choose! Handouts with instructions included. Supply list will be determined by the patterns chosen.



Full Day Workshops
(All full day workshops are 6 hours and cost $500 plus travel)

Anything Goes
Each quilter can choose their own pattern from my pattern collection (limit 3-5 options depending on patterns chosen) and bring the supplies needed. I will demonstrate and explain each pattern to the group, so everyone gets to make one but learn them all! Samples for each will be available. Suitable for beginners through advanced quilters. Purchase of pattern will be required. Supply list will be determined by the patterns chosen.





Aunt Elsie QuiltAunt Elsie
A fun and cheerful block and quilt, just like my Aunt Elsie. We will make triangles from strips and explore the use of color and contrast. Precision piecing and pressing make this quilt easy even for beginners. Made entirely from 2 ½’’ strips, it is jelly roll friendly. Perfect for strip exchanges! Pattern printout included.

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Better Together
A variation on the classic log cabin, this quilt combines strips and triangles. Learn strip piecing techniques as well as making triangles from strips. Cutting, sewing and pressing methods for accuracy and ease will result in a fun, fast and fabulous quilt! Confident beginners and experts alike will enjoy this quilt. Pattern purchase required.

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Kelly Michelle QuiltKelly Michelle

Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and sewing rows on point. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction with all the tips and tricks for a perfect scalloped border every time. Pattern purchase required.

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Lime Twist
Learn how to strip piece, cut, twist and sew to make this colorful quilt that looks like it is string pieced. This quilt appeared on the cover of Easy Quilts, Spring 2014. Pattern purchase required.

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Lucky Stars
Made up of simple half square triangles, this quilt sparkles because of color placement, contrast and value. We will explore all of those design concepts and learn multiple methods for making half square triangles with ease and accuracy. This is an excellent quilt for stash busting and strip exchanging! Print out of pattern included.

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Mardi Gras Memories
Take your scraps to the next level with this three color quilt. Using contrast as the only deciding factor in fabric placement, this quilt will help even the beginner quilter gain confidence. Strip piecing, pinwheel pressing and perfect triangles from strips will result in a quilt that is quick and impressive. Pattern purchase required.

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Plaid Paws
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and options for triangles from strips or squares. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern purchase required.

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Splash!
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and options for triangles from strips or squares. Learn how pieced sashing options change the way the blocks interact with one another. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern purchase required.

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Spring Cleaning
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing for strips or squares. Also covers pinwheel pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern purchase required.

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Under the Mistletoe
*Most Popular Workshop!*
Learn the techniques for paper piecing and sewing curves for excellent results every time! Find out for yourself that curves are NOT scary! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Table Runner version is included in this workshop. Covers basic flip and sew paper piecing as well as template sewing. Handouts included, pattern purchase required.

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The following classes are from SCRAP QUILT SECRETS:

Crazy Daisy
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing, fusible applique and options for triangles from strips or squares. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Four Patch Plaid
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and options for strips or squares. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Fusion
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and options for triangles from strips or squares. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Homespun Hearts
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, piecing and pressing for each of the blocks as well as wool appliques and quilt construction. Hand quilting with pearl cotton will be included. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

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Oh My Stars
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, piecing and pressing for each of the four star blocks as well as making triangles from strips and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

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Paper Chain
Learn the technique for perfect four patches with pinwheel pressed seams and sewing curves for excellent results every time! Find out for yourself that curves are NOT scary! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic piecing as well as making templates and sewing curves without stress. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Peppermint Pie
Learn the technique for perfect piecing and sewing curves for excellent results every time!
Find out for yourself that curves are NOT scary! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic piecing as well as making templates and sewing curves without stress. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.

Peppermint Pie Runner
Just a Slice of PEPPERMINT PIE table runner also available. Click HERE for a supply list.





Razzmatazz
Learn the technique for paper piecing and sewing curves for excellent results every time! Find out for yourself that curves are NOT scary! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic flip and sew paper piecing as well as making templates and sewing curves. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Save the Selvages
Learn the technique for selvage piecing for excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic piecing as well as sewing with selvages. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Or choose COMPOST PILES pattern featured in the AP&Q Calendar, available as a single pattern.

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Shawnee Shadows
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, piecing and pressing for each of the diamond blocks as well as sewing triangles with perfect points and quilt construction. Special binding techniques for turning inside and outside angles included. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Tipsy Tac Toe
Choose any two colors or go completely crazy! Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, piecing and pressing for each of the blocks as well as sewing jelly rolls and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





Vintage Village
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, piecing and pressing for block assembly and quilt construction. Also covers personalizing each house so that no two neighborhoods are ever alike. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

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Windblown Wishes
Learn the techniques for perfect piecing with excellent results every time! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Covers basic cutting, strip piecing and options for triangles from strips or squares. Also covers pressing for easy block assembly and quilt construction. Pattern found in SCRAP QUILT SECRETS.

Click HERE for a supply list.





To schedule a program today, Click Here to Contact Me. See my Calendar for available dates. See my Contract for details. Please note that travel expenses will be billed at the current government standard mileage rate for car travel more than one hour. Travel charges will not apply to local visits. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to schedule a visit! Any combination of program/workshop can be booked and special rates will be offered on multiple bookings. Consideration will be given on a first come/ first serve basis. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks so much!

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