Award Winning Quiltmaker Quilt Instructor and Lecturer Judge Sewing Machine Collector
Welcome to my web site, I hope you enjoy seeing some of the quilts I've created and a few of the sewing machines in my collection.
My Grandmother taught me to sew on a hand crank toy sewing machine when I was four years old; so from an early age I have loved working with fabrics and expressing my creativity with needle and thread.
I have been making quilts for almost 40 years and teaching quilting since 1984. When I first started presenting workshops my hope was that it would just get me out of the house once in a while; I never could have imagined how far quilting would actually take me. It has given me the opportunity to travel all across the United States and to make several trips to Europe. These travels have allowed me to meet wonderful people, see inspiring quilts and of course......buy more fabric.
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© 2007 - Shelly Burge
Original Quilts by Shelly Burge
Web site designed and hosted by Shelly Burge © 2007 at Homestead
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The quilt I created for the Nebraska Governor's Mansion Quilt Design competition is now complete. There was a presentation ceremony at the mansion in August and the quilt was also be displayed at the 2012 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.
The quilt, MEADOWLARK DANCE was constructed with the help of my friends; Becky Haynes, Kellie Kachek, Ruth Kupfer, Peg Pennell, Karalene Smith, Dianne Thomas and Lois Wilson. It was hand quilted by Merikay Berg. The quilt will hang in the governor's mansion in Lincoln as a gift to the people of Nebraska from the Nebraska State Quilt Guild.
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