Meet Barbara Bieraugel of Barbara Bieraugel Designs. Barbara lives in Kailua-Kona Hawaii which has inspired her to create traditional Hawaiian and tropical applique designs as well as pieced quilt patterns. Her many, bright, realistic designs are tropical or nature inspired, many of which are designed from flowers she has grown in her gardens. She teaches Hawaiian appliqué classes locally on the Big Island.
Meet Rob Appell of Rob Appell Designs. Rob is a bit of a renaissance man in the quilting world. He has his own line of quilting patterns, designs fabric for several companies, has authored several books of his designs, teaches nationally, is a certified technician for Pfaff sewing machines and is the host of Man Sewing on You Tube…and much more! Rob brings a fresh, young feel to his quilts, specializing in quilted seascapes, free motion machine quilting and The Endangered Species Quilts Project. Rob is from Morro Bay, CA.