A Mountain Quiltfest

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

 

2018 INSTRUCTORS


Laura Brobst, Regional Instructor, Knoxville, TN

Originally from Wisconsin, Laurie now resides in Knoxville, TN. After sewing clothes and crafts for many years, she fell in love with quilting. She began teaching 19 years ago for local quilt shops, guilds and Adult Education with a focus on traditional piecing and applique. She designs patterns with her daughter, is a long arm quilter and enjoys sharing time saving hints and new techniques in her classes. Illbquilting@gmail.com





Karen Kay Buckley, Instructor,  Carlisle, PA







Patti Carey, Featured Instructor, Northcott Fabrics, Vaughn, Ontario, CA

Patti is the Vice President – Public Relations for Northcott Fabrics, where she headed up the marketing/sample department from 1986 to 2012. This included coordinating Northcott’s pattern program to support the new fabric collections, as well as liaising with the various quilting magazines, book publishers and quilt designers to provide current collections of fabric for editorial projects. Currently she travels to quilt guilds and shops to inspire and educate quilters with interesting and entertaining presentations on how fabric is designed, and how to use it to their best advantage. Her comprehensive line of quilt patterns utilize efficient and time saving techniques. An avid quilter herself, Patti endeavors, to make a quilt from most collections that Northcott designs – approximately 50 quilts per year. These quilts are used as marketing tools by the sales reps, and as features in various quilting magazines. Visit with Patti at: Patti.carey@Northcott.net



     Dawn Cavanaugh, APQS National Director of Education





Ann Drothler, Regional Instructor, Crossville, TN

A Michigan native, Ann turned her lifelong love of sewing toward quilting when she moved to Tennessee in 1990 and joined the Pigeon Forge Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Her enthusiasm for the methods taught by Quilt in a Day founder, Eleanor Burns, led to a position with Quilt in a Day at shows in Paducah, Nashville, Knoxville, Lake Havasu, AZ and Des Moines, IA and to Certification as a Quilt in a Day Instructor. Ann currently teaches at the Simply Southern Quilt Shop in Sparta, TN and at the Quilt in a Day store in Paducah, KY.  Contact Ann at gmann@frontiernet.net.


    Christy Fincher, Owner, Purple Daisies






Klaudeen Hansen, Featured Instructor, Sun Prairie, WI

Klaudeen’s experience reaches far beyond just quilting. Not only is she a certified judge for the National Quilting Association and has judged competition quilts for a number of years, but Klaudeen also trains other people to be judges. Klaudeen is an editor for both AQS’s Quilt Art and Addresses & Birthday Book, as well as the author of many articles for various quilting magazines. Her quilts have been featured in numerous shows throughout the United States and Europe. 



    Harriett Hargrave, Owner Harriett's Treadle Arts

 

          Linda Poole -  Milford, PA



      Sharon Schamber, Master Quilter


Virginia Walton, Creative Curves Quilting System


 

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