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PAQA Teachers' Registry

This listing includes PAQA members that offer workshops and lectures. Each listing is a brief sketch of what is offered. Please contact the individual personally at the email address or the website listed.

KATHY AINGER holds a bachelor's degree in art education and with years of teaching experience, Kathy's classes are a joy.  She's made over 200 original quilts from tiny to super king-size and loves to share her unique techniques.  Workshops, lectures, hands-on- demonstrations are all taught with enthusiasm and creativity. Every class include original handouts designed & written as only Kathy can.  For a complete listing, see Time And Talents on Facebook or contact her at to request a brochure. Kathy is now located in the Mesa Arizona area.

FRIEDA ANDERSON has been making and exhibiting quilts for over 10 years. She has had articles published in several magazines and her quilts are regularly exhibited in national shows. She currently teaches; Free Form Quilt Making; Frieda's Free Form Quilting; Jackets; "Into the Woods" - an original design, using free form cutting to create a landscape scene. "Spring Time in the Woods" - an original design using fusing and free form cutting to create a spring scene. Contact her at: or her website

ROSALIE BAKER, a commercial artist turned quilt artist, has exhibited her award winning, realistic, whimsical quilts nationally and in galleries.  She lectures on her pictorial quilts and tells the stories behind each one.  Rosalie shares her unique process for making pictorial quilts or her technique of painting on fabric in her workshops.  Contact Rosalie at: 

WENDY BUTLER BERNS is a published, award winning quilt artist who found her passion for quilting in 1993. Since 1997, she has taught and lectured about the art of quilting at conferences, guilds and retreats across the country. Her work appears regularly in juried shows and galleries as well as in private collections nationally and internationally. Wendy's original art quilts are noted for their bold use of color, unusual fabrics and a combination of unconventional techniques. "Wendy's creative passion and energetic teaching style encourages and inspires students and keeps them coming back for more."   Visit her web site at or e-mail her at:

COLLEEN CURRY uses Sound, Music and Art to help people relax and discover their inner selves. She started quilting 10 years ago, always with a bent for the unusual. Since 2000 she has shown her quilts in all the major local galleries, and started giving quilt workshops and lectures in 2003. Her most popular workshops are: "At least 12 New Ways to Bind a Quilt", "Fanciful Beginning Face Drawing for Quilters", and "Creative Design Techniques for an Art Quilt". Contact Colleen at

DENISE HAVLAN is an art quilter from Plainfield, Illinois. Garnering awards over 20 years from major national quilt exhibitions throughout the United States has brought her quilts and style to the forefront.
Denise’s classes focus on the techniques that make her work both recognized and celebrated in the “quilting world”. You will discover how to use various mediums including, color pencil/markers, textile paint, 2dimensional construction and unique quilting techniques. Classes are designed for both advanced and beginner levels and can be tailored for any group.
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PAT KROTH lives and works in the Madison, WI area. Her work has been included in many group and solo exhibits including Quilt National '01. She is continually intrigued with surface design techniques to create interesting texture. As a parent of four children, the texture of my own life can be complex. This leads to some challenging work situations as well as some surprising solutions. In her lecture, Texture Tango, Pat shares her inspirations, influences and love of texture through slides, fiber artwork, music and a bit of story telling. For more detailed information on her programs and workshops contact Visit her website at:

JUDY ZOELZER LEVINE is a fiber artist from Wisconsin who incorporates unusual fabrics in her work. She offers lectures and workshops on working with these fabrics as well as her favorite beading, machine applique and quilting techniques. Also learn how other quilters organize their sewing spaces and where Judy finds inspritation for her quilts. A complete listing of classes including supply lists are available on her website: or e-mail her at:

STEPHANIE NORDLIN is a national award winning quilter and wearable artist who loves to share her original designs and embellishments with students at lectures and in the classroom. Her "Wearable Postcards" lecture, including a trunk show is a must see. Check out her work at and contact her at

LAURA WASILOWSKI teaches and lectures internationally. Her quilt making classes focus on the fine art of fusing and expressive hand embroidery. Surface design classes include fiber reactive dye instruction in immersion and direct application techniques and fabric stamping and painting. She is co-owner of ARTFABRIK, makers of extraordinary hand dyed fabrics and threads and will include a trunk show with each guild visit. or website