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Amanda Evans

Amanda Evans

New Zealand

Amanda’s designs have a strong graphic element, combining many traditional techniques to create modern quilts anyone would love to create or own.

Amanda Murphy

Amanda Murphy

United States

Amanda is an international teacher, pattern designer, and fabric designer for Contempo of Benartex.

Annie Unrein

Annie Unrein

United States

With a focus on practical and useful projects, Annie's patterns appeal to sewists of all ages and levels and serve as a great base for classes.

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Bethanne Nemesh

United States

Bethanne has a passion for teaching others to love the art of free motion machine quilting.

Catherine Mcdonald

Catherine Mcdonald

New Zealand

Catherine loves colour and fabric, and creates her own hand dyed and hand treated fabrics.

Charlotte Scott

Charlotte Scott

New Zealand

I am deeply inspired by the unique culture, flora, and fauna of Aotearoa and by trying to capture its distinctive colours.

Cherie Gurney

Cherie Gurney

New Zealand

Cherie likes to explore and push boundaries with her own designs using fabric, thread, dye and paint.

Chris Jurd

Chris Jurd

Australia

Chris’s work encompasses all styles with an emphasis on a strong colour palette and foundation piecing.

Clare Smith

Clare Smith

New Zealand

Clare Smith is a textile artist and costume maker based in Wellington.

David Owen Hastigs

David Owen Hastings

United States

David is a modern quilter, graphic designer, print and textile artist. He creates richly layered contemporary artwork and modern minimal quilt and textile designs.

Debbie Williams

Debby Williams

New Zealand

Debby has been honoured with many national level quilt awards for her unique designs and meticulous attention to detail.

Deborah Boscherth

Deborah Boschert

United States

Deborah Boschert is an artist, author and teacher. She creates art quilts with layers of fabric, paint and stitching.

Deborah Louie

Deborah Louie

Australia

Deborah makes unique quilts with the emphasis on colour, quilting texture and decorative stitch applique.

Dianne Barnden

Dianne Barnden

New Zealand

Dianne loves to teach and has a love of Kaffe Fassett fabrics. Recently she’s been experimenting with scrap quilts.

Dianne Southey

Dianne Southey

New Zealand

Dianne has created a series of forty Strip Club patterns using 2.5” fabric strips and designed and created many other quilt patterns and designs.

Donna Ward

Donna Ward

New Zealand

Donna's passion is working with contemporary fabrics, combining precision piecing and appliqué with detailed machine quilting.

Helen Stubbings

Helen Stubbings

Australia

Helen has inspired countless students to explore their creative potential, embracing both traditional and contemporary approaches.

Irene Black

Irene Blanck

Australia

Irene enjoys teaching all aspects of needle-turn applique. She is now expanding into prepared edge applique using Polyfuse or wash-away paper.

Jemima Flendt

Jemina Flendt

Australia

Jemina specialises in modern, fun designs that pack a punch.

Jo Hollings

Jo Hollings

New Zealand

Jo is fuelled by the passionate love of textiles, threads and drawing.
Her mantra is ‘If it can be drawn, it can be stitched’.

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Lois Parish Evans

New Zealand

Lois uses many techniques including raw edge applique, stencilling, stamping, hand colouring and painting, thread painting, and free motion quilting.

Lorena Uriarte

Lorena Uriarte

Australia

Lorena is known for her original designs, bold use of colour and clever hand and machine sewing techniques.

Lorna Tomes

Lorna Tomes

New Zealand

Lorna has a lifetime's experience of exploring fabric painting and free motion quilting, and exploring many ways of colouring and decorating fabric.

Luke Haynes

Luke Haynes

USA

My background is architecture and fine art, so my quilting is informed by the design community and the histories of painting and sculpture.

Mary Jane Sneyd

Mary Jane Sneyd

New Zealand

Mary Jane creates realistic collaged textile works, specialising in nudes, people and portraits.

Merrilyn George

Merrilyn George

New Zealand

Merrilyn George is an award-winning, contemporary artist. Her work is influenced by events in history, Maori art and the rich mountain environment in which she lives.

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Nicholas Ball

United Kingdom

With a passion for improv quilting, Nicholas' aesthetic is an organic one, preferring to sew without the use of patterns or templates

Rachel Rattan

Rachel Rattan

New Zealand

Rachel has a fine arts background which has helped her to embrace Nancy Crow’s philosophy of no rulers and to go wild with the rotary cutter.

Rachelle Denneny

Rachelle Denneny

Australia

Rachelle loves the challenge of creating a quilt and since entering her first competition in 2005 has won over eighty awards both nationally and internationally.

Robyn Burgess

Robyn Burgess

New Zealand

Robyn specialises in hand applique, all things Japanese and now slow stitching. She has taught all levels of quilters, from beginners to experienced.

Sheila Christensen

Sheila Christensen

New Zealand

Sheila has won awards for her quilts including Shooting Stars, Shifting Strata and Purple Haze.

Shirley Sparks

Shirley Sparks

New Zealand

A love of fabrics and thread led Shirley to careers in both the fashion industry and as a textile teacher at intermediate and secondary levels.

Sonya Prchal

Sonya Prchal

New Zealand

Creating art quilts capturing New Zealand's beautiful animals and scenery has been my passion since moving to Northland 19 years ago.

Sue Roper

Sue Roper

New Zealand

Sue has gleaned her knowledge from many others. She’s not afraid to experiment and take risks. A ‘mistake’ is just a lesson.

SusanClaire Mayfield

SusanClaire Mayfield

New Zealand

Susan’s innovative and creative quilting techniques have inspired countless quilters.

Suzanne Howie

Suzanne Howie

Australia

Suzanne is a textile artist involved in the design, teaching and sharing of the Japanese technique of sashiko and boro.

Veruschka Zarate

Veruschka Zarate

United States

Veruschka has a deep love for modern, vibrant and inspirational foundation paper pieced quilts.

Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams

Australia

Her work is happy, colourful and achievable for makers at any level of experience.