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Amy Friend

Modern Quilter/Textile Artist and @duringquiettime on IG
Amy Friend is a former museum curator who currently spends her days designing patterns, quilting and sewing. Paper piecing, as well as modern quilt design, bring her the most joy. She authored the book Intentional Piecing which was published in spring 2016. Her second book, Improv Paper Piecing: A Modern Approach to Quilt Design, quickly followed in February 2017. Improv, her debut fabric collection with Benartex, LLC will be in stores this June. She is an award winning quilter and her quilts have been exhibited at a number of quilt shows as well as museums. Amy visits quilt guilds to speak about her quilts and to teach workshops. This year, Amy is an EQ Ambassador. She is also an active member of the Modern Quilt Guild having cofounded the Seacoast MQG where she served as the first president, as well as sitting on the MQG Charity Committee where she is Project Manager for the annual QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge. You can follow her creative path on her blog,

Samples of Art