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Quilter Molly, Port Orange, Florida
Creating, Teaching and Judging Quilting


Molly has won numerous awards for her quilts on the local, regional and national level. Some of her work has been published in the Quilting Quarterly Magazine, Quilt Art Calendars, Fons & Porter Love of Quilting Magazine and Quilters Newsletter Magazine.

The American Quilter Magazine has published an article on Molly and how she makes quilts based on her mom's paintings.(March 2013 issue). 

In addition to teaching, Molly is also a National Quilting Association Certified Quilt Judge and is a member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges.  Her goals as a judge are to recognize the creativity and expertise of each quilt maker, to objectively and fairly evaluate quilts and wearable arts, to give positive and constructive comments to quilters so that they may improve their workmanship and artistry and to encourage them to stretch their creativity.

Molly has judged in New York State, Pennsylvania, Florida, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts.

Contact Molly for teaching, lectures and judging availability and fees or for information on other classes.

--------------__-- For the Florida folks…..Molly now lives year round in Port Orange, Florida. If you would like Molly to judge or teach, please feel free to contact her. 



Molly's Retreat

What is it that makes Quilting Retreats so appealing?  Is it learning something new?  Is it the socializing?  Is it getting away for a bit of relaxation?  Is it the opportunity to shop at another quilt shop?  Is it the games and prizes?  Is it the food and no cooking?  Is it having a knowledgeable quilt teacher there to give guidance and help?  Is it meeting new friends and gathering with your friends?

Well, welcome to Molly’s Quilting Retreat !  It had it all!  Molly recently held a 4 day, 3 night quilting retreat at a hotel/conference center near her home in Florida.  She had never attended a retreat, let along plan one.  The retreat took 8 - 9 months of constant planning.  She baste her plan on an event that she would like to attend.  Molly designed two projects which attendees could select one to make.  One was a Poinsettia, the other a quilter Gnome.  She also planned for raffles, games with prizes, meals, and a pop-up quilt shop (a local quilt shop) to have a shop in the conference area.  Two local quilt shops offered discounts to the  quilt folks, a pricey raffle basket, and prizes.

Molly’s daughter, Amy, not a quilter, came from northern NY to assist as needed with the games, raffles, etc. All want Amy to be at the next retreat.

Based on the evaluations and verbal comments during the retreat, the retreat was very successful. All are looking forward to her next one.  

MOLLY’S RETREAT 2024 INFO...Click here for more information.

Last year the retreat was so much fun for everyone.  So Molly is planning another retreat. The dates are: January 11-14, 2024 (Thursday afternoon - Sunday 1 pm).
Location:  Holiday Inn and Conference Center  
           8298 N Wickham Rd, in Melbourne/Viera, FL 
                      Phone:  321-255-0055


Quilts & Lace will be doing a Pop-Up shop at the conference center, again this year.

Please see some of the pictures that were taken at the last retreat.




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Gloversville Sewing Center
325 S. Main St.
Gloversville, N.Y.  

Miss D's Quilt Shop
305 St. John's Avenue
Palatka, Florida  32177
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