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.




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.
Patty Sawyer
Sew-Clusion Retreats
694 Hancock Pond Road
Sebago, ME 04029



In-Person and Virtual Zoom Workshops and Classes for all skill levels and techniques promoting creative play and original designs. Traditional, Modern and Art with a specialty in color and design. Sew-Clusion Workshop studio open daily for small groups and private instruction with reservations.


Top 3 Workshops:

  • Life In Pieces
  • Material Memories
  • Begin with Basics

Top 3 Lectures:

  • How I Became So Judgmental
  • What’s In the Box – trunk show
  • Patty’s Top Ten Tricks, Tips and Tools
In-person or virtual throughout the US. Fees available on the website.


Maximum mileage and drive distance = 200 miles @ current IRS rates. Air & Hotel fees for all further destinations.

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 quiltsAny # 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