Teachers, Designers, and Authors Resource List by State and International


Alabama * Alaska * Arizona * Arkansas * California * Colorado 

Connecticut * Delaware * Florida Georgia * Hawaii 

Idaho * Illinois Indiana Iowa * Kansas * Kentucky * Louisiana Maine * Maryland 

* Massachusetts * Michigan Minnesota * Mississippi * Missouri Montana * Nebraska 

* Nevada New Hampshire * New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina 

North Dakota * Ohio Oklahoma * Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island * South Carolina

South Dakota * Tennessee * Texas Utah Vermont * Virginia * Washington 

West Virginia Wisconsin * Wyoming * Canada *Germany



Alabama

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Alaska

Anchorage – Linda Postlethwait      Phone: 907-345-7399        

Email: garyp@gci.net                  Website: n/a

Appliqué Style:  Traditional designs using Album, Cutwork, Embellishment, Folk, Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Hawaiian, Needleturn, Redwork, Reverse, Stained Glass, Traditional, Trapunto and 19th C Reproduction techniques.

Linda is a teacher and designer who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops.  Requests for photos of her work may be made by emailing her at gary@gci.net.

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Arizona 

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Arkansas

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California 

Anaheim – Cathy Van Bruggen      Phone: 714-530-2577        

Email: patterns@cathyvb.com                  Website: www.cathyvb.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional and Art designs using Dimensional, Embellishment, Hand Appliqué, Machine Appliqué, Needleturn and Pictorial/Landscape techniques.

Cathy is a teacher and designer who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  Cathy teaches her own designs and offers optional fabric kits for all classes.  All of the “basics” are demonstrated so beginners as well as advanced students benefit.  “Appliqué the Easy Way” needleturn technique has limited preparation and gives beautiful results.

Anderson – Scarlett Rose              Phone: 530-365-1402        

Email: scarlett@scarlettrose.com           Website: www.scarlettrose.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Broderie Perse, Celtic, Cutwork, Dimensional, Embellishment, Freezer Paper, Fusible, Hand Appliqué, Hand Piecing, Hand Quilting, Hawaiian, Machine Appliqué, Needleturn, Reverse, and Stained Glass techniques.

Scarlett is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  Some of Scarlett’s Celtic designs combine appliqué and piecing.  She also teaches embroidery, twilling, sashiko, crayoning and foundation piecing.  Her workshop brochure is available as a free download from Google Docs at https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzEorJ_O7oAqOFlJZ190X1YtdWM/edit?usp=sharing

San Marcos – Pearl P Pereira       Phone: 760-510-1832         

Email: pearl@p3designs.com                     Website: www.p3designs.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using Album, Freezer Paper, and Redwork techniques.

Pearl is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures. 

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Colorado

Lakewood – Christine Hause          Phone: 303-988-4435        

Email: christinehause@gmail.com             Website: www.christinehause.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Dimensional, Embellishment, Hand Appliqué, with embroidery and Brazilian embroidery techniques.

Christine is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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Florida 

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Georgia

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

Belleville – Anne Peck                       Phone: 618-236-1073         

Email: atpeck@earthlink.net                     Website: n/a

Appliqué Style: Album, Cutwork, Freezer Paper, Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Needleturn, and Reverse Appliqué techniques.

Anne is a teacher who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  Anne also teaches an all-day workshop on Hand Appliqué Techniques, offering a number of ways to prep appliqué shapes, make stems (1/4” and 1/8”), points (outer and inner), circles and reverse appliqué.

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Indiana

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Iowa

Webster City – Connie Sue Haidle   Phone: 515-835-0457  

Email: abqhaidle@mchsi.com          Website: www.appleblossomquilts.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Hand Appliqué and Needleturn.

Connie Sue is a teacher and designer who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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Kansas

Overland Park – Kathy Delany   Phone: 913-897-5415         

Email: kathy@kathydelaney.com              Website: www.kathydelaney.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Album, Celtic, Cutwork, Dimensional, Freezer Paper, Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Needleturn, Non-Template, Reverse, and Trapunto techniques.

Kathy is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Maryland

Annapolis – Jeanne Sullivan       Phone: 410-263-5743      

Email: jeanne@jeannesullivandesign.com Website: www.jeannesullivandesign.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using Album, Broderie Perse,  Dimensional, Embellishment, Hand Appliqué, Machine Appliqué, Needleturn, Non-Template, Reverse, Templar/Starch, Trapunto, 19th century reproduction and embroidery techniques.

Jeanne is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri 

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

Garden – Sharon Stroud          Phone: 607-898-4639        

Email: sharon@sharonstroud.com             Website: www.sharonstroud.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Album, Cutwork, Dimensional, Folk, Hand Appliqué, Hand Piecing, Hand Quilting, Hawaiian, Needleturn, Pictorial/Landscape and Reverse Appliqué techniques.

Sharon is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

Williamsville – Bunny Leighton          Phone:          

Email:              Website: 

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

Boring – Pat Lee          Phone:          

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Goldbeach – Nancy Lee Chong    Phone: 541-247-5513         

Email: nancy@prqc.com                             Website: www.prqc.com

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Album, Celtic, Cutwork, Dimensional, Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Hawaiian, Miniature Appliqué, Needleturn, Non-Template, Pictorial/Landscape, Reverse, and Stained Glass techniques.

Nancy is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  The hand appliqué technique (needleturn) that Nancy teaches is applicable to every style of design you want to appliqué.

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Pennsylvania

Carlisle – Karen Kay Buckley     Phone: 717-258-4111          

Email: kkbquilter@aol.com                        Website: www.karenkaybuckley.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using Freezer Paper, Hand Appliqué, Machine Applique, Needleturn, Reverse Appliqué, and Templar/Starch techniques.

Karen Kay is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

 

Milford– Linda M Poole     Phone: 570-228-1250     

Email: linda@lindampoole.com                     Website: www.lindampoole.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional and whimsical designs in both Fabric Applique,and Painted Applique. Traditional Applique using water soluble applique sheets and glue stick teaching both hand and machine applique in the classroom. Painted Applique teaching you easy painting techniques to then be appliqued down. Whole cloth painting taught as well.

Linda is a teacher, designer and author who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

Rockwall– Kathy Dunigan     Phone: 972-955-5238  

Email: quiltedpeach@gmail.com                   Website: www.kathyduniganappliqueacademy.com

Appliqué Style: Traditional and contemporary designs.

Kathy is a teacher, designer and author and is owner of the Kathy Dunigan Academy of Applique. She is willing to travel to give classes, workshops and demonstrations.


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Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

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Washington 

 

Gig Harbor Kathy Arroyo       Phone: 253 853-1970         

Email: pbjworks@me.com                          Website: www.pbjworks.us

Appliqué Style: Contemporary and Traditional designs using Album, Celtic, Dimensional Embellishment, Freezer Paper, Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Hawaiian, Needleturn, Traditional, Trapunto and 19th century reproduction techniques.

Kathy is a teacher and designer who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  She is a quilt teacher who specializes in hand appliqué.  She has had quilts featured in national quilt magazines. She loves to teach on day classes and retreat settings with lots of hand appliqué hints and techniques.  A lively PowerPoint presentation is also available.  See her web site for more information.

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

Mercer – Jane Zilmer          Phone: 715-776-0509          

Email: janezillmer@hotmail.com              Website: janezillmer.com 

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using Fusible Appliqué, Machine Appliqué and Raw Edge Machine Appliqué techniques.

Jane is a quilt teacher, designer and author willing to travel locally to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.  Jane’s new book, Nature's Journey Appliqué, published by The American Quilter's Society, has 61 pages with a pattern CD included.  You will find 7 of my original, nature inspired quilt patterns, instructions for my machine appliqué techniques, a chapter on design and much more

Racine – Betty Ekern Suiter     Phone 262-639-4575         

Email: bettyekernsuiter@plazaearth.com                   Website: n/a

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using Hand Appliqué, Hand Quilting, Needleturn, Reverse, and Trapunto techniques.

Betty is a teacher and designer who is willing to travel to teach classes or workshops and give lectures. Betty wants to inspire her students to love needleturn appliqué and hand quilting as much as she does.  You can be in the company of your family instead of off in your studio by yourself.

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Wyoming

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Canada

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Germany

Kamen– Regina Grewe   Phone: 00492307797353       

Email: info@reginagrewe.de 

Website:

http://www.reginagrewe.de/index_e.html (English)

http://www.reginagrewe.de (German)

Appliqué Style: Traditional designs using needleturn applique.

Regina lives in Germany and is well known for her nature oriented patterns. She started quilting in 1999 and developed a lively interest in its technical aspects. Soon she became a teacher for piecing and appliqué in Germany and Europe. Along the way she developed her personal style on paper piecing techniques and patterns. She also has an international website where she provides free patterns and tips.

Regina is a quilt teacher and designer willing to travel in Germany to teach classes or workshops and give lectures.

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