Nancy Lee Chong
Telephone: 425-512-8843


I love meeting quilters of every sort and especially like to share my stories and my quilts with them. Unlike some other quilt teachers, I still travel with my quilts to share in my presentations. My goal is to infuse every quilter with at least a little passion for applique. I look forward to meeting you and your quilting friends soon.

Check my Calendar to see when I'll be in your area, or if I'm available for your event. I am booking for the remainder of 2018, 2019 and beyond!

If you don't see exactly what you need for your event contact me to see if something can be custom-fit to your group's needs.

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Confessions of an Applique Addict

It's time for me to confess the embarrassing details of my sordid past. The evidence of addiction is in my quilts, quilts and more quilts. Sit back, laugh, and empathize while I reveal my addiction. By the way, I am not seeking treatment!

Hawaiian Quilting: Its History, Traditions & Superstitions

I began making Hawaiian quilts in 1978, and immediately became intrigued with the history and folklore surrounding this spectacular quilting art form. With my own quilts, I share what I have learned about the traditions and superstitions that are interwoven with Hawaiian quiltmaking, the mysterious story of how they began, and how they became my obsession...perhaps yours, too?

First Make It Fun!

There is no right or wrong way to make a quilt, as long as you are having fun. And I have different opinions about what makes it fun. In this spirited presentation, while showing my quilts, I tell stories about how much fun I have making quilts and share practical tips that are sure to increase your quiltmaking enjoyment.

Finding Time to Make Quilts

We'll take a humorous look at how to become more efficient with both time and space in order to become a more productive quiltmaker. A wide variety of very practical methods are explored including: where to store supplies, working with intimidating patterns, and techniques for washing fabrics. I show quilts I've completed and ones that are still in progress -- all made during 'found time.'

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If you haven't already, please take a few minutes to learn more about me on my About Nancy page. When you are ready to arrange your event contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Comment from a real presentation attendee:

"I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation at our guild meeting. Thank you for coming. I thought it was great (not too long either)!!


Be sure to check my Calendar to find when I will be in your area!

Looking for a Workshop, too?

Most often when I am invited to give a presentation I teach one or more workshops in the days following the program. The presentation gets people excited, and if there is still room in the workshop those spots fill on the spot.

Click here to view the Workshops I teach and then talk to me about what will work best for your group.

I can't wait to meet you and work with you to put together a great event!

Piggy-backing is a good thing!

I am always eager to teach or speak at more than one location when I travel. If I am able to scedule multiple events, then each group shares in my travel expenses. So it is really an economical and efficient way to book. If you see that I will be anywhere near* you, then contact me to see if additional engagements can be arranged during the same trip. That way EVERYONE WINS!

*Remember, I am traveling from Washington State. So "near" means that if I will be in Virginia even Florida or Maine is near. Think regionally.

Click this image to print my 4-page brochure. It may be helpful to take to your local shop, or guild meeting.

Nancy Lee Chong brochure