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NORTH CAROLINA QUILT SYMPOSIUM, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC.  May 31 – June 3, 2018.

I will be presenting my lecture Making Faces, and workshops in Thread Painting and Photo EdittingAdditional information available at:  www.Asheville or email:

The Quilting Company online courses are NOW OPEN for ENROLLMENT with no specific start date.  You can start and work the course on a schedule that works for you!  Download the videos, handouts and patterns and keep them forever.  PLUS you get a full year to check in with me to ask questions, discuss issues as they arise, and share progress.

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.