2020 Faculty

We’re pleased to announce three faculty members for our March 5 - 7, 2020 show. (Two more will be announced soon.) Check back this summer for our 2020 workshops.


Karen Combs

Karen Combs’ quilts are known for taking a traditional pattern and giving it her own unique "twist." Karen is intrigued with quilts of illusions and has been designing quilts with a 3-D look for several years.

Karen is the author 9 different books and a fabric designer for two decades.
Website: KarenCombs.com


Gyleen Fitzgerald

Gyleen Fitzgerald makes quilts that blend color, pattern, and texture to provide a contemporary essence in traditional quilting. Her strength as a quilter is demonstrated by the infusion of engineering tools and innovative techniques to simplify visually complex quilts. She shares her enthusiasm for quilting through interactive lectures and workshops. As a writer, Gyleen centers on haiku poetry, quilt project books, magazine articles and children's books.
Website: Colourfulstitches.com


Jamie Wallen

After a longarm purchase in the late nineties, Jamie began to develop his own unique style of quilting. He teaches his signature workshops and classes, Mystical Quilting series and Threadfusion.  He enjoys sharing his knowledge of quilting and his YouTube channel has become a hit. He continues to teach nationally and internationally. Home base is is Quilters Apothecary in Michigan City, Indiana.
Website: JamieWallen.com