Sue has been quilting for over 39 years, starting by hand and gradually focusing on machine work. Sue has been teaching machine techniques for the past 29 years. Sue has taught and lectured nationally and internationally for shops, guilds and major conferences. Sue’s awards include 1998 AQS Best of Show for The Beatles Quilt made by Sue and her sister, Pat Holly and most recently Sue and Pat’s quilt Two of Us won the 2014 AQS Home Machine Workmanship Award. Sue’s most recent book is Fabulous Feathers and Fillers. Sue has also been a judge for many quilt shows. Sue’s priority in the workshops she teaches is to provide a relaxed environment for students to learn machine techniques that are timesaving. Sue emphasizes the best quality workmanship, never compromising quality for speed!

Learn more about Sue, including what inspired her to make her first quilt, why she and her sister made a quilt honored NASA and space travel, and why she enjoys teaching at Quilting by the Lake by downloading a PDF Q&A interview.


Location: ANN ARBOR, MI
Website: www.sue-nickels.com
Classes: 5. Machine Quilting on the Home Machine
4. Stitched Raw Edge Machine Applique