Category: Quilter’s Spotlight


Getting to Know Designer Gina Gempesaw

While combing through issues of Quilter’s World magazine and books from Annie's Publishing and Leisure Arts, you may have stumbled upon designs from our guest blogger and pattern designer Gina Gempesaw of Gem Hill Quilts. Like many quilters, Gina learned to sew as a child and has been sewing ever...
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Heidi Pridemore and Her Whimsical Designs

Designing quilts for about 16 years, Heidi Pridemore of The Whimsical Workshop is now averaging about 400 quilt designs annually and she doesn’t see that trend ending any time soon. In total, Heidi estimates that she has designed several thousands of quilts so far in her career.
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A Visit with a Grand Prizewinner

Sewing since she was a young girl, Terri Vanden Bosch didn't get the quilting bug until 1993 when she went on a road trip to Country Threads Quilt Shop in Garner, Iowa. Now she's a 20-year veteran quilter who is the proud owner of Lizard Creek Quilting where she performs...

Erin Burke Harris is in the Spotlight

By now, you've certainly seen a number of great tutorials like this phenomenal GO! Qube Lap Quilt by our guest blogger Erin Burke Harris of House on Hill Road. Erin, mother of two teenage daughters and wife to Fatty (it's okay ... trust me), lives in Kentucky along with their...

Sherri McConnell Shares Her Quilting Life

With two quilting books already under her belt, quilter Sherri McConnell is putting her bachelor’s degree in English to good use. She also has plans to write more books in the future, but for now Sherri is content with helping other quilters through her blog and by writing for Craftsy...

Quilter Bea Lee’s Balancing Act

Bea Lee, 38, is a quilter, blogger, and mother of four who understands what it’s like to multi-task, even if it means having her three-year-old daughter sit in her lap and help her remove pins in a sewing project. With four children at home—two under the age of five—Bea always...
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Quilter Kris Khan Just Wants a Seam to Sew

From a life of nursing to a life of sewing seams, quilter and artist Kris Khan moved from Atlanta to Omaha over a year ago, and she hit the studio lottery of sorts in the historical Hot Shops Art Center building near the downtown area. Her loft studio is surprisingly...
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