the Nebraska State Quilt Guild's annual convention

Our Teachers

QuiltNebraska 2020 will feature three National Teachers and many more Regional Teachers. With so much diversity, you're sure to find something new and exciting to learn.

Jill Shaulis

Jill Shaulis is the designer of the Kindred Spirits fabric collection and pattern club. She currently owns and operates the store Yellow Creek Quilt Designs (YCQD), located in Pearl City, IL. Creating and sewing have been a part of Jill’s life since she was very small. Her mom taught her to sew clothing and they took their first quilting class together in the late 1980’s.

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Marjan Kluepfe

"I am an artist who uses fabric and thread as my medium instead of paper and paint....and a sewing machine instead of a brush.

"The texture, color and prints of fabrics fascinate me and often give me inspiration for a new design. I very seldom draw out a quilt plan, but let the fabrics and textures determine my next step."

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Julie Craig

"A day without stitching is like a day without breathing," says Julie Craig, owner of Attic Heirlooms, a needle art embellishment shop, in Wichita. Julie has a knack for creating inspiring designs using fabrics like rich velvets, over-dyed silk embroidery thread, and finely-crafted glass beads. She teaches all over the country and has been a featured artist in national magazines."

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