I’m Michele Foster a quilt designer, author and teacher from Ottawa, Canada. Many of you might know me as the founder of the Quilting Gallery. I started the Quilting Gallery site in December 2007 as a way to combine my passion for quilting and my work life as a freelance web developer.
I made my first quilt around 1994 at a class in Aurora, Ontario. It was a quillow, which I gave to my parents for Christmas, or to my mom for Mother’s Day. I sure wish I knew about labelling quilts back then, as I’ve forgotten the exact details. I made a few other quilts on my own after that first class before taking a 10-year hiatus from quilting.
It wasn’t until I started the Quilting Gallery site in 2007, that my own quilting journey really took off. Since then, I have been perfecting my quilting skills, trying new techniques, experimenting, learning and coming up with what works best for me.
Since 2012, I have been teaching quilt making online with detailed photo tutorials that are available as PDF files. With my Learn to Quilt Booklets, I have taught hundreds of quilters from around the world. I have also designed and published my own quilting patterns that are available in PDF format for instant download.
Thank you for your support .. share the quilting love with your family and friends
This holiday season give your family and friends the gift of learning to quilt. From now until December 15th, my four Learn to Quilt Booklets are 50% off. My Booklets are PDF files and gifts will be sent electronically to the recipient.
You can also enjoy the 50% off savings for yourself by clicking one of the links below and ordering the Booklet for yourself at 50% off.
- Delightful Stars
- Aiming for Accuracy
- Paper Piecing Tutorials for Beginners
- Breezy Beginner’s Sampler Quilt