Maine Quilt Teachers

Maine Quilt Teachers

The following list is offered as a service to our members and indicates Pine Tree Quilters Guild (PTQG) members who are willing to teach quilting classes.  This list does not constitute an endorsement of any sort. If you are a PTQG member and would like to have your name added to this list, please e-mail PTQG Webmaster.




Bonnie Dwyer

The Quilt Whisperer
35 Estates Drive, Unit 1
Manchester, ME 04351

207-622-6202 or cell 207-446-7311

Sharing a Passion for Quilts through programs for clubs, guilds, discussion groups, and historical societies.

Lectures, Workshops, Trunk Shows, Bed Quilt Turnings

Examples of programs available for your enjoyment, entertainment, and education:

  • Got Quilts? Got Questions? How old is my quilt? How do I take care of it? Should I finish this quilt top?
  • The Modern Quilt (r)Evolution 21st Century revival of quilt making
  • A Century of American Quilts (and more) 1830’s to today
  • It’s A Small Quilt World: Doll, Crib, and miniature quilts
  • Tickled Pink: Pink quilts through the years
  • Hands On Workshop: Modern Quilting
Anywhere, any day or evening.
Mileage charged @ current federal rate. Program fees on website.
Darlene Gauthier

491 Main St
Hartford, ME 04221


Workshops: Applique, white on white, quilting, color, drafting, curved piecing (handwork), Hawaiian applique, tessellation, scrap quilts, hexagons, compasses & stars 100 miles
Day, Weekend
Dianne S. Hire

Fiber Alternatives
100 Bayside Rd.
Northport, ME 04849


Workshops, basically for intermediate quiltmakers, but some that may be for confident beginner to advanced

  • Intuitively designed blocks using playful methods of instruction and based upon Dianne’s book, Quilters PLAYTIME, Games for Quiltmakers.Machine appliqué either with silk-like ribbons or as a ScrollWork design.Curves created without templates in several designs from the same class.Curvy Doo-dads for more advanced students.
  • Others upon request:  Brochure and other information

Lectures: Several available.

Days, evenings…weekdays and weekends.

If traveling beyond Maine, will need two (2) workshops and a lecture…and more, if you wish, of course!

Beth Maitland

Impressions in Fabric
PO Box 184
Cumberland Center, ME 04021-0184


I create machine pieced and machine quilted landscapes. I teach workshops on creating these landscapes and quilted jackets entitled “From Sweathirt to Jacket.” Travel Anywhere
Leslie Muir-Volpe

The Flying Fox Studio
PO Box 443
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575


Ten different workshops are offered focusing on miniature quilt making. From “The Basics in Miniature Quilt Making” to “Making a Miniature Medallion” there’s a workshop for everyone. (Workshop participants should have basic quilt-making skills.)

I am also available for Trunk Shows and Lectures.

I travel throughout New England and beyond. Please contact me by e-mail or phone for a list of workshops and fees.
Bobbie Roberts

36 Cross Rd
Trevett, ME 04571


  • Art Cloth- painting, dyeing, discharging, overdyeing, stamping, foiling etc. on cotton, silk and rayon fabrics. (multi-day workshop)
  • Fiber Reactive Dyes on Cotton and Silk
  • Foiling on Fabric
  • Fabric Painting
  • Beaded Embellishments for your Fiber Art
  • Garment Classes
Any # miles
Dan Perkins

27 Pleasant St
PO Box 219
Rangeley, ME 04970


Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design ~ I offer a large array of workshops focusing on Studio 180 Tools, Techniques and Patterns. I am also available for Trunk Shows. Will travel. See website for fees.
Sarah Ann Smith

Sarah by the Sea Designs
339 Ludwig Rd
Hope, ME 04847


Machine quilting, quilting patterns/design, (hand or machine), Hawaiian applique (by hand or machine), art quilts Any # miles
Days, weekends
Jacqueline Soper

Quilt Studio 55
12 Mariners Cove
Scarborough, ME 04074

H 207-730-5624 C 978-302-9953

Quilt Studio 55 is a studio for the design and instruction of the fine art of quilting and sewing. My quilts have won awards at local quilt shows and have been displayed for exhibits throughout New England. Weekly Open Sew Class
Tuesday mornings 9:30am – 12:30pm $22
Wednesday evenings 6:30pm – 9:30pm $22
Please email or call ahead as space is limited.Will Travel