Quilting patterns from Helen Squire, quilt teacher and author of the Dear Helen books 

Ask Helen Squire Quilting UFOs with Helen's Hints
As a quilt teacher, designer of quilting patterns, guest lecturer, auctioneer, and Q & A columnist for three decades, Helen Squire has the experience to answer your questions on quiltmaking. From her early quilting book, Dear Helen, Can You Tell Me…?, to the Helen’s Hints column in American Quilter magazine, she has continued to provide quilting advice and quilting designs for today’s quilters in her own unique style. 

Historical Helen: See 20 years of photos of Dear Helen's books.

Helen’s “historical” one hour lectures on quilting are often called “hysterical”! Her informative facts about quiltmaking are presented in a humorous, light-hearted manner meant to entertain, as well as educate, today’s audiences by acknowledging the talents and skills of yesterday’s quilters. All day workshops, as well as half-day lectures/demonstrations are available. Choose from three titles: Helen's Hints for Finishing UFOs, Plan the Quilting THEN Choose the Fabric!, and Learn to Plan a Wholecloth Quilt

From beginner student to professional quilter, everyone wants to know more about quilting patterns! Helen’s quilting classes (and her quilting books) provide students with patterns for hand quilting, as well as the continuous line quilting patterns useful for machine quilting, including long arm machine quilting. As an experienced quilt teacher, Helen Squire can custom-plan her classes to the needs and skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) of your individual group, guild, retreat, get-together, and/or quilt show and quilt convention. 

See the Lecture section of our site or call 1-270-559-7070 for information about bringing Helen to your area to give lectures, teach quilting classes, and provide workshops to your group. 

Quilting patterns from Helen Squire, teacher. From her earliest quilt books in the Dear Helen series, Helen has provided quilting designs and advice to today's quilters in her own unique style. Helen Squire is well known for her eight books in the Dear Helen series of quilting patterns. The American Quilter’s Society has released three companion CD-ROMs entitled Create & Print with Helen Squire: Hand & Machine Quilting, Helen’s Print & Use Quilting Patterns and Helen's Mix & Match Quilting Patterns. These CD-ROMs are in response to quilters nationwide asking for additional sizes and reversed repeats of their favorite quilting designs. See the Products section of our site for information about each of Helen’s quilting books and CDs.

An entrepreneur since 1973 when Quilt-In: Lessons•Supplies•Designs by Helen Squire was incorporated, Helen has been an active participant in the growth of the quilt industry as a designer, lecturer, teacher, and television consultant. For the past 15 years, Helen has written Helen's Hints: Creative Quilting Designs for American Quilter magazine, and is best known for her "Dear Helen..." book series of quilting patterns. A total of 11 books have been published. Now retired from her position as vice-president of sales and marketing for the American Quilter's Society, Helen has relocated from Paducah, KY to Frostburg, MD, and has finally found the time to quilt!

A national and international quilt teacher, lecturer, and emcee of quilting events, she is presently booking future speaking engagements. Please contact her for a current fee schedule.

Phone:     (301) 689-5103
Address: Braddock's Greene, 100 Braddock St. Unit # 401, Frostburg, MD 21532
Cell: (270) 559-7070 Email: squireh401@comcast.net

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