Southwest

Judy Niemeyer

Teaching Region: United States, Canada, and selected Foreign Countries

Judy Niemeyer is an international instructor known for her foundation paper piecing techniques and quilt patterns. Her company, Judy Niemeyer Quilting Inc., has published over 100 foundation paper pieced quilt patterns over the last 15 years. Her quilts a..Read More

Barbara Gary

Teaching Region: Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Alaska, and areas beyond

Barbara grew up on the western slope of Colorado and moved to New Mexico in 1953.  She began sewing at nine fashioning 4-H projects receiving ribbons for her clothing at the Garfield County fair.  She made many of her clothes and accessories during her ..Read More

Cindy Simmons

Teaching Region: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and travel anywhere

Taught by a German seamstress, at the young age of 11, Cindy Simmons learned and mastered her creative sewing techniques and continues to educate herself and others on the art. It wasn’t long after that Cindy dove into the wonderful world of quilting. B..Read More

Deborah Brizendine

Teaching Region: Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma & Missouri

Deborah started sewing with her grandmother when she was 7 years old. She learned how to make clothes and how to crochet. She learned hand embroidery, cross-stitch and tatting. She learned to love it all. Deborah’s love of sewing led her into quilting. ..Read More

Eileen Urbanek

Teaching Region: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas

Eileen Urbanek is a quilting instructor from the State of Texas. She has been teaching for shops and guilds in the areas around Dallas and beyond for the last eight years. You can find her teaching at least once a month at Quilt Country in Lewisville, TX...Read More

Jackie Kunkel

Teaching Region: Nationwide

Jackie has been a quilter since 1993 and has owned her own business, Canton Village Quilt Works since 2000. Beginning her business as a long arm quilter and then in 2009 adding an online quilt fabric shop! She has also been a quilt designer for magazines ..Read More

Jan Mathews

Teaching Region: Texas, Arizona, Missouri, and also available for travel

Quilting began for me in 1999 and teaching in 2003.  Focusing mainly on beginning quilters, I moved from hand piecing/quilting to machine piecing.  I have been very fortunate to begin teaching beginners at International Quilt Festival in 2009.  In 2012..Read More

Janet Valliere

Teaching Region: Southwest US

After retiring from the utility industry of almost 27 years Janet decided to try her hand at something she thought she had wanted to do since elementary school ---- teach. She approached the local quilt store, The Quilters Ranch, where she learned to quil..Read More

Kelly Grant

Teaching Region: Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Texas...Willing to travel anywhere.

Kelly began her sewing career at the age of 6 years old.  Her first sewing machine was a Singer Featherweight and that same machine has been used to create many of her Judy Niemeyer Quilts. Kelly’s first quilt was in the early 1990’s but since she..Read More

Sandy Coffey

Teaching Region: TX, AR, LA - Available for cruises

My passion is fiber art, especially quilting. I have been sewing since childhood and then made clothing for my entire family after I married. I learned the art of quilting soon after moving to Alaska. First there was hand piecing and quilting until I lear..Read More

Terre Walker

Teaching Region: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Louisiana but also available anywhere in the United States upon invitation

Terre’s first introduction to quilting was watching her paternal grandmother construct quilts all by hand.  She pieced and hand quilted the quilts that she made, often using cardboard templates that she made herself.  Although Terre has been sewing si..Read More

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