Meet Our 2017 Workshop Instructors
We are very excited to announce the instructors for our 2017 workshops.
We have two nationally recognized authors and teachers joining us: Nancy Mahoney and Sherri Lynn Wood.
Nancy Mahoney is an author, teacher, and fabric designer, who has enjoyed making quilts for over 25 years, during which time an impressive range of her beautiful quilts have been featured in over 110 national and international quilt magazines. She has also created over 80 quilt patterns for a variety of fabric manufacturers. Nancy has authored 14 books since 2002, all have been published by Martingale. Her bestselling books include Appliqué Quilt Revival (2008), Quilt Revival (2006), Treasures from the 30's (2010), Fast, Fusible Flower Quilts (2011), Kaleidoscope Paper-Piecing (2012), and Simple Circles and Quick Curves (2013). She has designed 15 fabric collections, including five 30s reproduction collections for P&B Textiles. Nancy is working on her next fabric collection, and her newest book, Learn to Paper Piece, is available as of March, 2016.
Sherri Lynn Wood is an artist working in Oakland, CA. Her first book, The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters – A Guide to Creating, Quilting and Living Courageously, was released by STC Craft/Abrams in May 2015 and has already sold more than 6000 copies. She is the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, and a two-time MacDowell Colony Fellow. She has been making and improvising quilts as a creative life practice for twenty-five years, and blogs about it at daintytime.net. Teaching credits include Penland School of Craft, QuiltCon, and numerous modern and traditional guilds across the country.