Luke Haynes

USA Globe Globe Instagram Youtube Luke Haynes expresses modern themes and portraits through quilts. His use of well known quilting patterns and techniques and bold imagery give his work impact. Using a lot of reclaimed clothing for his fabric adds interest and his often subtle coloured backgrounds ensure maximum impact of the subject. He loves […]

Wendy Williams

Australia Globe Wendy Williams creates popular textile pieces using wool felt combined with a wide  range of traditional and modern patchwork influences.  Her studies in teaching and  fashion formed a strong foundation for her work which is happy, colourful and  achievable for makers at any level of experience. She has a dedication to the  principles […]

Veruschka Zarate

United States Globe Instagram Veruschka Zarate is an accomplished award-winning quilt maker and pattern designer, specialising in the technique of foundation paper piecing. She is a BERNINA and Handi Quilter Ambassador and recently released a new thread collection with WonderFil Specialty Threads. She was one of the featured faculty for The Modern Quilt Guild QuiltCon […]

Suzanne Howie

Australia Facebook Suzanne Howie is a textile artist involved in the design, teaching and sharing of the Japanese technique of sashiko and boro. Sue is fascinated by the narrative potential of Sashiko stitching, and its application to Australian Indigenous art concepts.  She designs, teaches, and is highly driven to share her passion for this art-form […]

SusanClaire Mayfield

New Zealand Globe SusanClaire, widely known as ‘GourmetQuilter’, is a highly regarded quilting tutor with an illustrious career spanning many years. She has established herself as a prominent figure in the quilting world. She is a quilt fabric designer, a quilt pattern designer and an author. Having recently relocated to the  Wairarapa, SusanClaire is currently […]

Sue Roper

New Zealand Globe I was raised in Waipara, North Canterbury. My creativity was encouraged, and I was surrounded with craft materials from an early age. I learnt to sew at age 11. I discovered patchwork briefly as a young mum in the early 1990s. The passion for patchwork was reignited in the early 2000s and […]

Sonya Prchal

New Zealand Facebook Globe Creating art quilts capturing New Zealand’s beautiful animals and scenery has been my passion since moving to Northland 19 years ago. I am a textile artist and tutor whose work is predominantly realistic in style. I love sharing my skills and encouraging participants to gain confidence while learning new techniques. After […]

Shirley Sparks

New Zealand Facebook Shirley is a quilter and textile artist who has exhibited and won awards for her work both nationally and internationally.  A love of fabrics and thread led Shirley to careers in both the fashion industry and teaching textiles at intermediate and secondary levels. Shirley draws on the skills she developed in both […]

Sheila Christensen

New Zealand Globe Instagram Sheila Christensen has been stitching since making all her own clothes as a teenager.  Since taking up quilting, she has quickly developed a reputation for her designs and  her helpful and patient teaching style. Sheila has a keen interest in colour and using fabric designs in creative ways, and loves to […]

Robyn Burgess

New Zealand Globe Instagram Quilt Tutor and Textile Artist I enjoy teaching patchwork and quilting as it combines my career and training as a teacher with my interest and enjoyment of patchwork and quilting.  I have been teaching quilting for many years at National Symposiums and National Mini Symposiums (eight in total), in my shop […]

Rachelle Denneny

Australia Globe Rachelle’s quilting journey began in 2001 and she started designing her own quilts and patterns  immediately. She now has a large range of patterns and books that she has self-published as well as online tutorials and classes.   Rachelle loves the challenge of creating a quilt to the best of her ability and since […]

Rachel Ratten

New Zealand Instagram It is only in the last few years that Rachel has taken quilting seriously.  Previously, quilting was used as a relaxing ‘downtime’ period between painting or printmaking exhibitions. Rachel graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from University of Canterbury in 2015, a figurative painter with a yearning for abstraction. Paint did […]