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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



Cindy Seitz-Krug

Cristy Fincher / Purple Daisies Quilting

Gina Perkes

Janet Valliere

  • Specialty: Judy Niemeyer certified Paper piecing instructor, longarm certification, machine embroidery

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Jacquelyn Morris Smith

Leslie Peacock

Marilyn Guhr

  • Specialties: Babylock and Babylock serger classes, specializing in decorative thread use

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Vanessa Fromm


Joan Friedrich

Nina Clotfelter

Sherry Burkhalter


Beth Upstill

Cathie Hoover

Cynthia Catlin

Deb Karasik

Diane Ricks

  • Specialty: Fabric painting and dying, free motion embroidery, thread painting, and wearable art

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Grace Errea

Jennifer Davey

Jennifer Rapacki

  • Specialty: Photoshop elements for quilters, electric quilt, fabric weaving and tatting

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Joanne Banko

Karen Boutte

  • Specialty: Sweat suits for jackets, raw edge applique, decorative machine stitching, needlework, straight binding, mask creations, and custom handbags

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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)

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Penni Berger

Sandra Johnson

Sandra Lauterbach

Shari Skerik

  • Specialty: English paper piecing, foundation Paper piecing, hand embroidery, children's sewing

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Susan Slesinger

Teresa Coates


Barbara Yates Beasley

Carol Ann Waugh

Judith Baker Montano

Laurie Longberry

Liz Kettle

Ruth Chandler


Gail Yellen
(Gail Patrice Design)

Pamela Leggett


Amanda Autry

Bonnie Langenfeld

Cynthia Wismann

Deb Canham

Emma Seabrooke

Janice Vaine

Joan L Clemons

Maryann Heide

Milinda Stephenson

Missy Billingsley

Nancy Prince

Sheila Godes

Vanessa Wilson
(The Crafty Gemini)


Cookie Gaynor

David Gilleland

Mike Johns


Chris Faulkner

Phyllis Cullen


Betsy Meyers

Catherine Redford

Cindy Tzaelaar

Eve Kovacs

  • Specialty: Machine embroidery techniques, scientific approach to designing wearable art, and embellishment

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Jane Sassaman

Karen Thomas

Laura Wasilowski

Laurie Albrecht

Mary Traxler

Mickey Depre

Susan Edmonson


Jodi Cook

Shelly Fitzgerald


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

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Lori Triplett

Reeze L Hanson
(Morning Glory Designs)


Donna Estes


Bonnie Dwyer


Lesley Riley

Teri Young & Kara Mason


Amy Ropple

  • Specialty: Mixed media textile collages: quilted, painted, embroidered and embellished by hand

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Linda Gosselin

Linda Ramrath

Susan Pelland


Angela Wolf

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

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Laurie Ceesay

Lenore Crawford

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

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  • Instagram: LesliePeterson5

Lynn Harris


Christine Barnard

Kandace Keldermann

Kay Capps Cross

Maria Slowik

  • Specialty: Educator for Brother International, seminars on needles and threads

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Mary Alsop

Susan Cleveland


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!

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Carl Hentsch

Kathy Kansier


Carrie Fondi

Lisa Knight

  • Specialties: Machine embroidery

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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.

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Michele Scott / The Pieceful Quilter


Maryann Heide

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

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North Carolina

Angie Ferer

Ann Hendrix

Eve Agee

  • Specialty: All machine needle arts including thread painting, quilting, bobbinwork, decorative stitches, cut work, creative garment embellishment, and construction

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Jane Godshall

  • Specialty: Garment construction, quilting, hand embellishing

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Jane Hanna

Karie Jewell

Roxane Lessa


Felice B Troutman

Joanne Banko

  • Specialty: Garment construction and embroidery

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Vikki Pignatelli


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

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Cathy Ware

Jaimie Davis

Kathie Kerler

Nancy Goldsworthy

Violet Craft


Amy Smith

  • Specialty: Creator of the "Build As You Go" machine quilting method which results in beautiful, machine embellished quilts created block by block with no bulk.  Specialize in embellishments, thread work, textures and mixed media.   20 years teaching experience with all skill levels.  Proficient with all brands of sewing machines. 

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Nicole Vogelsinger (wildboho)

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.

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South Carolina

Darlene Donahue

Darlene Roberts

South Dakota

Laurie Tigner


Aaron Hoskins

Deb North

Hope Brasfield

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.

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Becky Goldsmith

Brenda Jeschke

  • Specialty: Appliqué and machine embroidery

  • Award winning quilter, quilt teacher and quilt show judge

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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.

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Christine Parker

Chrystina Powers

Dona Goyer

  • Quilt Designer

  • Specialty: Piecing

Felice Regina

Patty Dun

  • Specialty: Fashion sewing, tailoring, fitting, pattern drafting

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Rebecca Muecke

Rhonda Dort

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

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Terry Mingee

Trish Stuart


Carmen Geddes

Kerry Green
(Kerry Stitch Designs)

Lisa Chin


Linda Stewart

Louise Ransom

Precious Lopez

  • Specialty: Sewing classes for kids and adults

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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

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Jo Ann Blade

Julie Muschamp

  • Specialty: Teaches serger and embroidery techniques. Specializes in Babylock sergers and embroidery machines

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Marie Z. Johansen

Marilyn Romatka

RoseMary Keene

Susan Isaacson

Susan Smith


Colleen Ansbaugh

Nina McVeigh

Pam See