Allyson Allen

Home: California I combine traditional textiles and fibers with paper, recycled materials, and sometimes found objects to create unique, dimensional mixed media pieces, quilts, dolls and handmade books. A Special Exhibitor & faculty for Mancuso Quilt Shows. I specialize in needle turn applique’, dimensional embellishing, improvisational piecing techniques, and creative hand and domestic machine quilting. […] Read more »

Bonnie Dwyer

Home: Maine As the “Quilt Whisperer,” Bonnie enjoys sharing her quilt knowledge with others who are interested in quilt history, quilt making, quilt care, and quilt appreciation. She offers programs on quilt history, fabric dating, quilt making, as well as current quilting trends. Bonnie travels to quilt guilds, historical societies, quilt shows, and shops to […] Read more »

Jen Eskridge

Home: Helotes, Texas Jen started sewing in 1993 on an old burnt yellow, Harvest Gold, Singer sewing machine.  Her mother taught the basics.  Jen made her first quilt in 1993.  She didn’t use any books or templates, and that poor quilt eventually fell apart.  It was recycled, though, into a curtain, duct taped over a […] Read more »