Trunkshows & Workshops

Jenifer Dick
Quilt Designer

Trunkshow: 25 Quilts 25 Years
...and the things I know now I wish I knew then! 

New Trunkshow!
Award winning quiltmaker and author Jenifer Dick takes you along on a 25-year journey from her beginnings to today!  These 25 quilts are he best and most fun quilts - and all have a story to tell!

During the trunkshow, she shares with you each quilt's story, plus the things she knows now that she wishes she knew then! There's plenty of practical tips and inspiration for ever level of quiltmaker.
25 quilts – 1 hr plus Q&A
Trunkshow: Nine-Patch Revolution

Award winning quilt maker and author, Jenifer Dick, takes you along on a Nine-Patch Revolution with 20 innovative quilts reinterpreting the nine-patch block. These bright, cheerful quilts are ideal for beginners but also appealing to more experienced quilters. 

During the 1 hour trunkshow, she tells you the backstories of the quilts seen in the book, plus lots of hints and tips she has learned along her 25-year quilting journey for piecing and quilting them.

20 quilts – 1 hr plus Q&A

5 Workshops from Nine-Patch Revolution:
Starburst – Learn simple paper piecing and partial seam piecing while making this showstopper.

Leaning Nines – A fun, quick wonky nine-patch quilt, perfect for children and tweens.

Camo – A scrapbusting extravaganza of color! Bring all the bright scraps you own to piece and swap as we create this fabulous pixilated colorful quilt!
Poppy: A Modern Reproduction – Reproduce an antique quilt that never was! A fun quilt to honor our foremothers.

Wasabi Bomb – A nine-patch log cabin block on steroids! Nine oversized blocks are all you need to make this 2-color, queen size quilt.

Trunkshow: Because It's Appliqué! 
Award winning quilt maker and author Jenifer Dick takes you on a 15+ year quilted retrospective from her beginnings in appliqué, when she thought she'd never master the skill to today as she creates fun and colorful appliqué quilts using her invisible zigzag appliqué method.

She'll tell you the backstories behind her quilts while explaining how she approaches appliqué design and picking fabrics. She'll also tell you about her appliqué technique including lots of hints and tips to get you started or to add to your repertoire to use with your favorite appliqué method.
1 hour with Q&A

Invisible Machine Applique

Workshop: Invisible Machine Appliqué
This workshop is for those who are scared of the “A” word or who think they’ll never be able to appliqué beautiful quilts! (Or those who want to learn a new technique to add to their repertoire.)

This workshop still teaches you how to use freezer paper to prepare the shapes and stitch them to your block by machine using invisible thread and a zigzag stitches.

At the workshop, you’ll learn how to set up your machine with invisible thread, how to prepare the appliqué shapes with freezer paper and how to remove the freezer paper after sewing the shapes down. We will work on an easy bird wall hanging, but will discuss how to use this method for any of your appliqué projects.

All student finish the quilt top in class an receive complete instructions for finishing the quilt at home. 

Purchase of pattern required
5-6 hour workshop, all skill levels

Workshop: Tools of the Trade
Guided Improv for Curious Quilters

Deceptively simple, this quilt looks much harder than it is to make! Using Jenifer's roadmap and your 2 1/2" squares, this stunning improv quilt comes together easily and is so satisfying to make!

Improv piecing is trending but it can be daunting to some quilters. This guided improv class, Jenifer will introduce you to improv in a way that gets the look of improv without the stress. After finishing Tools of the Trade, you'll have the skills and confidence to tackle any improv project!

6-8 hour workshop, all skill levels

Purchase of pattern required

Workshop: Exploding Nine-Patch
This all-day workshop is perfect for confident beginners who want to learn the basics of fabric selection, color choice, precision cutting and sewing to attain perfect points, and block placement. It is also challenging enough for more accomplished quiltmakers.

Exploding Nine-Patch - 84" x 84"

Jenifer offers tips, hints and alternate techniques while teaching you how to make this 84" quilt. Participants are guaranteed to learn something new and have fun stitching this stunning optical illusion quilt!

6-8 hour workshop, all skill levels
Purchase of pattern required

Exploding Nine-Patch - 60" x 80"
12-Block Option
Pricing and Additional Information


2019 Pricing
1 hour lecture/trunkshow: $400
Full-day workshops, 6-8 hours: $600
*Plus mileage/travel costs

Email for pricing.

Additional Information
I bring many, many quilts for each lecture/workshop. I will need at least 2 holders to help. I also require a table and 1 helper for book sales before and after the meeting. If I fly to your area, I will bring as many quilts as I can check. In this case, I will bring a power point with additional quilts and will require a long extension cord plus power strip.

Contact: jenifer (at)

Click here for Jenifer's schedule.
Jenifer at the Blue Valley Quilters Guild
in Olathe, Kansas


  1. Hello! We are almost neighbors! I live up the road from you in Raintree in Lees Summit. I love your designs and blog...I just stumbled across it today.


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