Shannon Shirley

ShannonShirleyHome: Woodbridge, Virginia

Author of Creating Children’s Artwork Quilts. Shannon Shirley has been quilting since 1989. She is an award winning fiber artist, an instructor, speaker and author. She has been teaching professionally since 2006 and loves to share her eclectic styles of quilting with students of all levels, whether in her own studio or on the road. Shannon makes commission pieces and loves the challenge of designing to meet the needs of each of her clients. She creates children’s artwork quilts, incorporates vintage linens, makes art quilts from her own photographs and makes memory quilts just to name a few. She grew up in an Air Force family and loves to travel but settled in Northern Virginia in 1975. Visit Shannon’s Website.