June 2020- Jackie Kunkel

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Jackie Kunkel has been a quilter since 1993 and has owned her own business, Canton Village Quilt Works since 2000. Beginning her business as a long arm quilter and then in 2009 adding an online quilt fabric shop. She has also been a quilt designer for magazines and fabric companies since 2009, a former quilting Podcaster – Jackie’s Quilting Chronicles, and a Certified Quiltworx.com (Judy Niemeyer) Instructor and Shop.

Jackie travels throughout the country to lecture, do workshops and trunk shows. Jackie’s first book, Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts, was published in September 2015 by Martingale & Co. Jackie is also a Blueprint Instructor with two online classes. Jackie also  has her own line of published patterns, currently 45 and counting!

In 2016, Jackie began working with Island Batik and has been designing fabrics and quilt patterns around her fabric lines.  She is also an Aurifil thread designer, too. Jackie’s newest ventures are her partnership with Viking/Husquavarna as a Brand Ambassador and also with Quiltster, where you can color Jackie’s patterns with your own fabric.

Follow Jackie for her weekly episodes of Watch Me Wednesday on her Canton Village Quilt Works Facebook page for tips, techniques, tutorials, quilt-alongs and giveaways!