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WonderFil Specialty Threads Teacher Program Teachers - US

The following list of teachers is provided to help find qualified teachers in local areas. They are all familiar with WonderFil Specialty Thread Lines and love to teach thread based classes.

Current Program Teachers

The following list of teachers is provided to help you find qualified teachers in your local area. They are all familiar with our threads and love to teach thread based classes. If you would like more information regarding our teachers, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

United States


Arizona

Cristy Fincher / Purple Daisies Quilting

Gina Perkes

Janet Valliere

  • Specialty: Judy Niemeyer certified Paper piecing instructor, longarm certification, machine embroidery
  • Email: jmvalliere@cox.net

Leslie Peacock

 

California

Cathie Hoover

Cynthia Catlin

Deb Karasik

Diane Ricks

  • Specialty: Fabric painting and dying, free motion embroidery, thread painting, and wearable art
  • Email: bobbydi@charter.net

Grace Errea

Jennifer Davey

Jennifer Rapacki

  • Specialty: Photoshop elements for quilters, electric quilt, fabric weaving and tatting
  • Email: jennifer.rapacki@gmail.com
  • Website: www.jenniferrapacki.com

Joanne Banko

Karen Boutte

  • Specialty: Sweat suits for jackets, raw edge applique, decorative machine stitching, needlework, straight binding, mask creations, and custom handbags
  • Email: kbqart@Pacbell.net
  • Website: www.quiltdiva.com

Kris Kouzelos

Kevin Kosbab

  • Specialty: Machine and hand appliqué, quilts inspired by mid-century modern design, free-motion quilting
  • Author of the Quilter's Appliqué Workshop
  • Presenter of Start Appliqué (Craftsy) and Secrets of Home Décor Sewing (DVD)
  • Website: www.feeddog.net

Penni Berger

Sandra Johnson

Sandra Lauterbach

Susan Slesinger

 

Colorado

Barbara Yates Beasley

Carol Ann Waugh

Karen Pharr

  • Specialty: Thread painting, fabric painting, and embellishing
  • Email: (contact through website)
  • Website: www.karenpharrstudios.com

Laurie Longberry

Ruth Chandler

 

CONNECTICUT

Gail Yellen
(Gail Patrice Design)

 

Florida

Emma Seabrooke

Deb Canham

Janice Vaine

Nancy Prince

Sheila Godes

Vanessa Wilson
(The Crafty Gemini)

 

Georgia

Cookie Gaynor

  

Hawaii

Phyllis Cullen

 

Illinois

Catherine Redford

Cindy Tzaelaar

Eve Kovacs

  • Specialty: Machine embroidery techniques, scientific approach to designing wearable art, and embellishment
  • Email: kovacs@hep.aul.gov.com

Jane Sassaman

Karen Thomas

Laura Wasilowski

Laurie Albrecht

Mickey Depre

Susan Edmonson

 

Idaho

Shelly Fitzgerald

Jodi Cook

 

Indiana

Patsy Shields

  • Specialty: All machine arts including machine quilting, embellishment from lace to metal, thread painting and sketching, cutwork and lace, and silk ribbon embroidery
  • Email: patsysews@insightbb.com

 

KANSAS

Lori Triplett

Reeze L Hanson
(Morning Glory Designs)

 

Louisiana

Donna Estes

 

Maryland

Lesley Riley

Teri Young & Kara Mason

 

Massachusetts

Amy Ropple

  • Specialty: Mixed media textile collages: quilted, painted, embroidered and embellished by hand 
  • Website: www.amyropple.com

Linda Gosselin

Linda Ramrath

 

Michigan

Lenore Crawford

Beth Ferrier

  • Published Author - Applewood Farm Publications Inc. (Beth's own publishing company)
  • Guest appearances on HGTV's Simply quilts, the Quilt Show with Alex and Ricky and Quilting Friends on PBS
  • Frequent contributor to The Quilter Magazine, regular column called "Totally Off Grain" in The American Quilt Retailer
  • "Rebellious Traditional" style of quilting - simple and elegant solutions
  • Website: www.applewoodfarmsquilts.com

Laurie Ceesay

Leslie Peterson

  • Specialty: Designer of beginner to advanced hand stitching techniques and projects for Lilac Cottage Designs. Travelling trunk shows and classes. Vintage Linen Wholecloth domestic quilting award winning artist. Fabric Tinting instructor in 4 different mediums
  • Email: lagpeterson@gmail.com
  • Instagram: LesliePeterson5

 

Minnesota

Christine Barnard

Kandace Keldermann

Kay Capps Cross

Mary Alsop

Susan Cleveland

  • Published Author
  • Specialty: Unique quilting with bold threads as geometric accents on traditional/contemporary quilts, precision piecing, invisible and decorative appliqué
  • Email: Susan.QuiltOn@gmail.com
  • Website: www.piecesbewithyou.com/

 

Missouri

Angela Walters

  • Specialty: Angela teaches all over the country and even internationally, inspiring quilters to do their best work now. She teaches free motion quilting on domestic and long arm machines. Angela has written five books teaching quilters how to learn new techniques and stressing that finished is far better than perfect!
  • Website: www.quiltingismytherapy.com

Kathy Kansier

 

New Hampshire

Diane Beaman

  • Specialty: Uses all kinds of threads, from utility to decorative, from matte finish to shiny to sparkly, and helps others to be successful with them. Specializes in art quilt and landscape pieces.
  • Email: dbeaman@metrocast.net
  • Website: sewmanythreads.wordpress.com

 

NEW JERSEY

Michele Scott / The Pieceful Quilter

 

New york

Anita Grossman Soloman

Joan Ford

Joanne Sharpe

Mandy Leins

  • Specialty: Advanced piecing , foundation appliqué, wool appliqué and improv, quilts from photos, as well as all levels of quilting for domestic and longarm machines, including design classes, free motion quilting, and ruler work
  • Email: mandalei@gmail.com
  • Website: www.mandalei.com

 

North Carolina

Ann Hendrix

Eve Agee

  • Specialty: All machine needle arts including thread painting, quilting, bobbinwork, decorative stitches, cut work, creative garment embellishment, and construction
  • Email: eveagee@charter.net
  • Website: www.evelynagee.com

Jane Godshall

  • Specialty: Garment construction, quilting, hand embellishing 
  • Email: janegodshall@mac.com
  • Website: www.plainjanethreads.com

Roxane Lessa

 

Ohio

Vikki Pignatelli

Felice B Troutman

Joanne Banko

  • Specialty: Garment construction and embroidery 
  • Email: joannebanko@gmail.com
  • Website: www.letsgosew.com

 

Oklahoma

Jan Hawks

  • Author of "Sculpted Threads" - a book on using free motion stitching on water soluble stabilizer to create jeweler, books, and sculptures
  • Specialty: Jan uses her career years as an occupational therapist to help students develop their skills while exploring their creativity
  • Email: janhawks@sbcglobal.net
  • Website: www.sculptedthreads.com

 

Oregon

Cathy Ware

Jaimie Davis

Nancy Goldsworthy

 

Pennsylvania

Valeria Hill

  • Specialty: Valeria loves to get people to think outside the box by creating different things with their longarm machines and then embellishing with different threads and batting to create different effects. She teaches longarm classes and some classes on piecing and applique’ with domestic sewing machines.
  • Email: quiltlady@epix.net
  • Website: www.valhillquilting.com

 

South Carolina

Darlene Donahue

  • Specialty: Teaches Couture design techniques at Parson's school of design in New York City
  • Email: dvdono@aol.com

 

South Dakota

Laurie Tigner

 

Tennessee

Mark L Sherman
(Remarkable Quilt Design Company)

Sandi Suggs

Veronica Hofman-Ortega

  • Specialty: Free-motion quilting using domestic sewing machines: background fillers, defining contours with micro fills, feathers, machine trapunto. Veronica’s classes are filled with information, techniques and opportunities for student creativity and self-expression.
  • Other: Improvisational piecing, paper piecing and appliqué. Lectures.
  • Email: veronicaquilts@gmail.com
  • Website: www.fibreanticsbyveronica.com

 

Texas

Brenda Jeschke

  • Specialty: Appliqué and machine embroidery
  • Award winning quilter, quilt teacher and quilt show judge 
  • Email: brenjj56@gmail.com

Cherry House

  • Specialty: Endless patience & a love of quilting keeps students learning the basics of all aspects of quilting. Cherry helps free everyone for all strict conventional ideas and assist each student to create their own artistic project
  • Cherry specializes in creating original contemporary quilt designs using cotton solids that are heavily machine quilted.  She creates fresh quilt designs for Robert Kaufman and Andover Fabrics.
  • Email: cherryhousequilts@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.cherryhousequilts.com

Christine Parker

Chrystina Powers

Dona Goyer

  • Quilt Designer
  • Specialty: Piecing

Patty Dun

  • Specialty: Fashion sewing, tailoring, fitting, pattern drafting
  • Email: alldunndesigns@aol.com
  • Website: www.alldunndesigns.com

Rebecca Muecke

  • Specialty: Piecing and free motion quilting
  • Email: rimuecke@comcast.net

Shelly Beth Grappe

  • Specialty: Fibre artisan, thread painting, fabric collage, fibre embellishment and thread play on wool and cotton, wool applique, making and adding fibre trims, purses using 15 different techniques including couching, applique and card making
  • Email: shelbe@suddenlink.net
  • Website: http://www.fibermoon.com 

Trish Stuart

 

UTAH

Carmen Geddes

Kerry Green
(Kerry Stitch Designs)

 

Virginia

Linda Stewart

Precious Lopez

  • Specialty: Sewing classes for kids and adults 
  • Email: precious@sewmagarbo.com
  • Website: www.sewmagarbo.com

 

Washington

Allie Aller

Candace Jewett

Jerrine Kirsch 

  • Specialty: Teaching techniques such as specialty rulers: nifty notions ruler and boondoggle ruler, using all the feet on your machine, threads and needles, bobbinwork for beginners, new products on the market, a hands on teacher who is willing to help us all
  • Email: jkirsch50@msn.com

Jo Ann Blade

Julie Muschamp

  • Specialty: Teaches serger and embroidery techniques. Specializes in Babylock sergers and embroidery machines
  • Email: juliemuschampsews@gmail.com

Marie Johansen

Marilyn Romatka

RoseMary Keene

Susan Isaacson

 

Wisconsin

Pam See