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E-mail: nancymactemplates@gmail.com

Lecturer and Quilting Instructor since 1997

Active member River City Quilter's Guild, Sacramento, CA since 1989.

Active member Studio Art Quilts Association (SAQA)

Current focus on mentoring new quilters and developing fiber artists.

Featured Artist, River City Quilter's Guild Show 1994, Sacramento, CA

Artist in Residence, Empty Spools Seminar, Session II, 2001 Asilomar, CA


Participant

  • Quilt Surface Design Symposium, 1994, Columbus, OH
  • National Quilting Association Short Course on Quilt Judging 1995 (Riverside, CA)


Has exhibited and won awards at local, national and international juried and judged competitions including:

  • River City Quilter's Guild 1989--2001
  • Flathead Valley Quilter's Guild 1991
  • American Quilter's Society 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,2001,2002
  • Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 1993, 2002, 2004
  • Oregon Trail contest 1993
  • Sacramento Fine Arts Center 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999
  • QuiltFest USA 1993, 1994
  • Sacramento County Fair 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Pacific International Quilt Festival 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
  • New Quilts of Northern California (PIQF) 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Quilts=Art=Quilts 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 00, 2001
  • Marin Quilt and Needle Arts Show 1994, 1998 (as River City Quilter's Guild)
  • National Quilting Association 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • California State Fair 1995, 1998, 1999
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza 1995, 1996, 1998
  • American International Quilt Association 1995
  • International Quilt Association 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001
  • Inland Empire Quilter's Guild 1998
  • Road to California 2001

Exhibited by invitation:

  • "Spirit of the Cloth" (Museum of Modern Art, Columbus, OH) 1995
  • St. Paul Towers exhibit (Oakland, CA) 1995
  • Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild Show, Folsom, CA 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • New Quilts of Northern California exhibit at American Quilt and Textile Museum, San Jose, CA 1996
  • One-Woman Show, Artisan Gallery (Sacramento, CA) 1997
  • "Silver Star Quilters" (Special exhibit @ International Quilt Association Show, Houston, TX) 1999
  • "Silver Star Quilters" (Special exhibit @ Patchwork & Quilt Expo VII (Strasburg, France) 2000
  • One of Winning Quilts from 2001 International Quilting Association Show at Patchwork & Quilt Expo IX (Barcelona, Spain, 2002
  • "Back to School... Tactile Academics" (Museum of American Quilters Society, Paducah, KY) 1999-2001 - traveling exhibit.
  • “Eight Voices” (Davis Art Center, Davis, CA) 2012
  • One Woman Show (Universal Unitarian Church, Sacramento, CA) 2012


Publications include:

  • American Quilter Magazine: Spring 1997, Fall 2000
  • Art Quilt Magazine Issue #2, 1995
  • Lady's Circle Patchwork Quilts magazine: #115, Dec/Jan. 1996-1997
  • Quilters' Newsletter Magazine: July-August 1992; May, 1993; July-August 1995
  • October 1995; July-August 1996; July-August 1998; October 1998
  • December 1999; April '2000, December 2001
  • Quiltmaker Magazine: July-August 1996, Spring '2000 Special Reader's Choice Issue
  • Quilting Today #54, 1996; #61, 1997; #68, 1998
  • Quilting Quarterly Magazine (NQA): Fall 1995, Fall 1998
  • Quilts...A World of Beauty (IQA Journal): Summer, 1997
  • Traditional Quiltworks #61, 1999
  • Sacramento Bee Newspaper magazines:
  • Neighbors, 9/22/1994
  • California Life, 10/18/1994
  • Sacramento Spectrum, 8/16/1995

Books:

  • Author of:
    • Winding Ways Quilts - A Practically Pinless Approach, C&T Publishing, 2004
  • Work Included In:
    • Simply Stars, Alex Anderson, C&T Publ. 1996
    • Color: The Quilter's Guide, Christine Barnes, TPP Publ., 1996
    • Who's Who in American Quilting, 1st Edition, AQS Publ., 1996
  • Other:
    • QUILT ART 1997 Engagement Calendar (AQS)
    • QUILTS=ART=QUILTS Calendar 2002 (Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center)
    • International Quilting Association Calendar, 2003.

"When I wasn't behind my sewing machine, I was an Administrative Assistant and Executive Secretary for 20 years in school district and state legislative offices."

I have studied with major
quilting instructors including:

  • Alex Anderson
  • Leslie Carrabas
  • Nancy Crow
  • Carol Doak
  • Lois Erickson
  • Caryl Bryer-Fallert
  • Harriet Hargrave
  • Roberta Horton
  • Trudie Hughes
  • Vickie Johnson
  • Jean Ray Laury
  • Kitty Pippen
  • Judith Larzelere
  • Linda Schmidt
  • Libby Lehman
  • Judy Sisneros
  • Gwen Marston
  • Lois Smith
  • Mary Mashuta
  • Doreen Speckman
  • Marsha McClosky
  • Lorraine Stangness
  • Roberta Horton
  • Miriam Nathan- Roberts
  • Ricky Tims
  • Trudie Hughes
  • Ellen Oppenheimer
  • David Walker
  • Katie Pasquini-Mausopaust
  • Blanche Young