Due to COVID-19 all events through July 2020 have been cancelled or rescheduled.  Look for updates soon. Meanwhile, stay safe!!

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Happy student with self portrait

Feb. 13-15:  Arapahoe County Quilters, Centennial, CO.  Lecture and Fused Applique Portrait Workshop.

Mar. 23-26: Pensacola Quilter’s Guild, Guild Lecture, Introduction to Thread Painting workshop and Thread Painted Portraits workshop.

Apr. 15-18: International Biennial Quilt & Textile Art Expo. Lyon, France.  Exhibition of Lea McComas Fiber Art and Border Wall Quilt Project

June 6-9: Chaska Area Quilt Club.  Waconia, MN.  Lecture, Applique Portrait and Landscape workshops.

June 12-14: Netherlands Stitching & Quilt Festival.  Noor Groningen, Netherlands. Exhibition of the Border Wall Quilt Project

July 26-31: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, MC.  6-Day Thread Painting Workshop.  This is a new workshop that will cover a variety of applications for thread painting: faces, places, objects and abstract.

Oct. 9-10: A-1 Sewing Center, Wichita, KS.  Portrait workshop.


June 15-20: Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival, More information coming soon.


Fused Raw-Edge Applique 
SPECIAL OFFER!!!!! When you purchase the Fused Raw Edge Applique Portraits course, you will receive a coupon code for 25% off of Lea’s Thread Painted Portraits course.


Thread-Painted Portraits
SPECIAL OFFER BEFORE YOU PURCHASE THIS COURSE!!! Receive a coupon code for 25% off this Thread Painted Portraits course, if you purchase Lea’s Fused Raw Edge Applique Portraits course first.



Pet Portrait Memory Quilts
Most of us treat our pets like a member of the family so why not immortalize your favorite pet in a custom quilt? Use my 6-lesson online course to pay tribute to your beloved animal using my fused appliqué technique.


Successful Pictorial Quilts
Make a statement with a pictorial quilt. Let me share with you principles of color, balance, scale, value, and contrast that will allow you to create your own dynamic fabric renditions of meaningful images in your art quilts.