Adirondack Wetlands:  Heron Marsh (6 October 2014)

Quilt Workshop:
Disappearing Nine Patch
Saturday, 17 October 2015

Instructor: Karen LiVecchi – 

Quilt Workshop: Disappearing Nine-PatchDescription: Easily construct a quilt pattern with a complex appearance by piecing together quilt blocks made from simple nine-patch blocks. Different arrangements plus varied fabric choices yield striking patterns. This is a great project for a beginner or anyone who wants to create a quick and attractive quilt.

A detailed Supply List for the Disappearing Nine Patch Quilting Workshop may be found here.

Instructor’s Biography: Karen LiVecchi is a retired teacher who has taught Computer Science in grades K-8 in the public school system, as well as adult computer classes, for 25 years. She has a Masters in Educational Computing from SUNY Stony Brook. Over the years, she has acquired extensive training and leadership expertise in education through various teacher enhancement programs. She has developed and taught several in-service courses for the local teacher center.

Karen has been a quilter for thirteen years. She especially enjoys working with traditional patterns. She also enjoys designing and sewing to-scale miniature quilts using Electric Quilt software. She teaches quilting classes in upstate New York, Long Island, and even a "Fascinator" class in Florida!

Karen belongs to the Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild and teaches workshops for the Guild. As Second Vice President (2012, 2013), she oversaw the Members Teaching Members program, which offers workshops taught by Guild members, and taught a “teacher prep” workshop to assist members in planning and running a quilting workshop. Currently, she is the Block of the Month chair.

Karen has attended several quilting weekends at Frost Valley YMCA and continues to take various quilting workshops to build and hone her skills. She keeps up with new trends by subscribing to different quilting magazines, collecting new quilting books, and attending quilt shows. She considers herself a life-long learner. For more information on Karen's workshops, visit her website. Karen is a member of :

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