Jennifer Falkowski

Home: Madison, Wisconsin

Jennifer Falkowski is a textile designer and indigo dyer. She specializes in traditional Japanese shibori patterns. Jennifer teaches classes in and around Madison WI and co-runs the popular yearly Deep Into Indigo Retreat in Westby WI. She is a first rate speaker for quilt guilds and shops. Her enthusiasm and love for indigo dye is contagious. You can find out more about Jennifer
on her website or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Jenniferdyes.

Cheryl Schenck

Home: Madison, Wisconsin

Cheryl is a favorite among students! She teaches quilting classes and is a certified TuffetSource affiliate as well as a certified McTavishing instructor. She teaches classes ranging from beginning quiltmaking to free-motion quilting.

One hour lectures include “Tuffetmaking: From First Stitch to Last Staple,” “McTavishing,” and “Bindings, Labels, and Sleeves, Oh My!”

Read more on her website unSpooled and check her out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/unspooledwi

Sally Johnson

Home: Cape Cod, Massachusetts

National & International published quilt designer, teacher, quilter, lecturer, and supporter of local charities. I’m excited to share what I have learned with quilting and sewing and how to create beautiful works of art with easy to learn techniques. I have sewn for 40+ years and have quilted for since 2010. I am a Longtime supporter of Veterans Services.

In addition to publishing my own patterns, I design patterns for a couple of major quilt magazines. Like: American Quilter Magazine, Quilters Newsletter, and most recently I made the cover of Generation Q Magazine (September/October 2015). In addition to the above I am also a Island Batik Brand Ambassador and I and thrill to share my new page here called “All Great Things Sulky” where I am an Endorsed Designer and I was just approved as on of Sulky’s Newest Affiliates. So hop on over here to my new page to see all things new with Sulky Thread. And just wrote my first book available here called Free Motion Quilting on a Domestic Machine. Teaching at my LQS has been the highlight of my life for two years. I love teaching to those who want to have fun and learn the difference in all those techniques of quilting…

Let me be your creative coach in the world of cardmaking, scrappbooking, and quilting. Please visit my website
Sally’s Quilting Corner and take a look at my classes and workshops.

Contact Information: 1-774-487-2952
sallykromberg @ hotmail.com
tikerbell @ gmail.com

Deborah Gale Tirico

Home: Pennsylvania

Deborah is an avid needle artist, designer, instructor and author. She has studied appliqué with national and internationl teachers and continues to study historical appliqué quilts and coverlets.

Her area of specialization is the creation of a sculptural look to felted wool appliqué by using needle tilting techniques and the layering and stuffing of wool pieces. Deborah’s designs feature matching and over-dyed wool threads, and embroidery embellishments which enhance and define the clarity of her subjects.

She is an active member of the EGA, EAC, NETA, PA quilters and Loundon Sampler Guild and enjoys teaching at guilds, chapter meetings, regional, national and international seminars.

Her first book, “Gorgeous Wool Appliqué: A visual guide on adding dimension and unique embroidery” was released in October 2015 and her second book “Dimensional Wool Appliqué Baltimore Style which translates traditional Baltimore Album blocks into her own felted wool style was released in December 2016.

Examples of Deborah’s work can be found on her website at http://deborahtirico.com.