Workshops & Retreats


As a Quiltworx Certified Instructor Vida can guide you through the world of foundation paper piecing helping you create your very own quilt artist masterpiece.

Join her in the Sew Fly Studio for any of her upcoming 2023 workshops listed below or join her online for live teaching from the comfort of your own sewing studio. The Sew Fly Studio is fully equipped with everything you need so you can choose to bring your sewing machine or use the class sewing machines. Each station is set up with a Bernina sewing machines, cutting mats, CutterPillar light tables and mini Oliso irons for paper piecing convenience, comfort and efficiency. The studio also includes a 6' x 4' cutting table, professional ironing station with Big Board ironing board and quilt hammock for when you are pressing your finished top.

Vida also has full Quiltworx kits available here on our site as well as in the Quiltster Marketplace. Our kits are labeled to save you time in prepping your patterns. Short on time or just want to skip ahead to the fun of making your quilt? No problem! We offer full Kit Preparation Services. This means your kit arrives ready to sew! We put the pattern in a binder with protective sleeves, cut all the papers and fabrics down to the section pieces for the units and organize them into bags per the instructions in the pattern.

Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter for current workshop and retreat offerings. Not in Missoula, Montana? No problem, Vida is available to travel to teach or conduct a workshop anywhere. Contact us for details at 406.600.6176 or

Let us help you make the Quilt of a Lifetime!