Deanne Eisenman

Deanne likes to add simple applique to pieced quilts to add a unique flair. All the applique can be done by hand or machine, whichever is your preference. She also designs charming wool applique on fabric projects!

Deanne’s patterns have appeared in many quilt magazines including American Patchwork & Quilting, Quiltmaker, McCalls, Primitive Quilts & Projects and Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting. She has also had patterns appear in the American Patchwork & Quilting calendars several times. Deanne is a published author of two books from Martingale & Company. Country-Fresh Quilts was published in 2008 and Scrap Quilts Go Country was published in 2011. Her current book, published at the end of 2014, is called Blooming Patchwork. Originally published by Kansas City Star Quilts, it is now with C&T Publishing.


Fabric Scraps and Random Threads

March 17, 7PM

Location: Rolling Meadows Community Center

Deanne will speak about her quilting history and her love of appliqué and scrap quilting. She will share some tips and techniques for successful “scrapping”!

Not a member? Register to attend as a guest here. Be sure to select March in the dropdown menu.


Open Windows

March 18, 9:30AM-4:30PM

Location: TBD, in person

This workshop focuses on needle-turn hand appliqué and accurate piecing. Students can choose to bring their machine and work on piecing the blocks or they can just bring the strips of background fabric and focus solely on appliqué. Class includes tips for preparing templates, making bias stems, preparing appliqué motifs for stitching, etc. 

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Additional cost of $18 for the corresponding book (includes 8 other patterns!). Purchase at workshop, or get a head start by purchasing online from Deanne. Use NSQG22 to receive the workshop price.



Warm and Wooly

March 19, 9:30AM-4:30PM

Location: TBD In-person

This workshop focuses on wool appliqué on fabric. Students can make colorful, large seasonal banners that can be displayed alone or on the pieced background. Class includes tips and techniques for successful stitching!

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Kits are available for the Summer panel only for $30. Please contact before March 5, 2022 if you wish to order one for class.

Workshop Policies

To sign-up for workshops please use the link above, stop by the Programs Table at any guild meeting, or contact our Programs Chair at Policies are subject to change without notice.