The fees listed on this page are for engagements outside of the Western/Central New York Region

Please contact me for rates for venues within a 150 mile driving radius of Rochester, NY


Lecture/Trunk Show: (60-90 min)
2019: $450, $425 if combined with a workshop.

Full-Day Event: (6 hours)
2019: $650, $625 if combined with a lecture or second day of workshops.


Round-trip airfare from Rochester, NY, baggage fees, and ground transportation while at venue. I will drive to an event if it is no more than a six hour drive from Rochester, NY. Mileage according to government rates at time of presentation from Rochester, NY to venue and back.

Hotel Lodging and Meals

Hotel room stay is required and is the responsibility of the sponsoring organization. The number of nights is dependent on travel to and from venue. Meals during my stay are also the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.

Additional Fees

Shipping or Baggage fees might be applicable for trunk shows if I am flying.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled at least 3 months before the engagement: no cancellation fee.

If cancelled 3 months – 6 weeks before the engagement: 50% of the agreed fee is payable.

Less than 6 weeks: entire engagement fee and any travel expenses that have been incurred.

Cancellation due to weather, natural disaster, or other extreme circumstances: no cancellation fee.

A more detailed contract will be made available when the lecture and/or workshop is formally arranged


Lecture-Trunk Show: 60-90 minute presentation with using Keynote (MAC) and a trunk show of quilts.

Lecture/Demo: 60-90 Minutes presentation made with the use of Keynote (MAC), previously recorded, and possibly live video.

I will provide the computer, projector, and camera if needed. You provide a wall /screen for projection. We can use your projector or monitor if it can accommodate an HDMI input cable.

There is no maximum number of participants for Lectures/Trunk Shows or Lecture-Demos.

Hands-On Workshop: Students work on their own sewing machines or in pairs on longarm machines.

For workshops on domestic sewing machines there is a maximum of 20 students. Additional students can be added at a rate of $25 per student with a maximum of 25 students

For Longarm (Frame or Sit-down) NO MORE THAN TWO  people per machine head.

Create a daylong event

Consider grouping Lectures-Trunk Show and/or Lecture-Demos together to create an all day event.

Three 90-minute presentations with time for lunch and breaks would create a well-rounded day.

No maximum number of participants for a day long event of Lectures/Lecture-Demos.

I am always interested in presenting a talk or workshop to groups.

Please contact me with your request.