Tracey Brookshier

Tracey’s bold contemporary quilts, based on pieced traditional blocks, have been featured in books and magazines in the US, the UK, France, Australia and Japan. She has created dozens of advertising (sample) quilts for various fabric companies and designs patterns for her company, 
Brookshier Design Studio  (

A graduate of NCQC's Course on Judging Quilts and Wearable Art, Tracey has judged guild, county and state fair shows, in addition to Pacific International Quilt Festival and Road to California.

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Tracey has organized international challenges with quilters from Australia, the UK, France and Japan. The challenge quilts have been displayed at quilt shows in each challenge country and in special exhibits in the US.

As an avid traveler, Tracey seeks out and photographs fabric and textile art everywhere she goes. She has a BS in Chemistry and a background in technical writing in Silicon Valley. Tracey is an empty-nester living in Capitola, California, with two adult children living in Washington state, and two cats and a very patient husband at home.
Lecture - Love Affair with Japan

Thursday, March 22

Workshop - Bento Box, $10 pattern fee (you can buy this pattern at your local quilt shop or from the teacher at the workshop). We will be learning contrast in using this pattern.  Both VALUE, light/dark, and SCALE, small prints/large prints! It is possible to finish this top in a day.

Saturday, March 24

Click here to read Tracey’s article entitled
Quilt Class Success.

Click here for the
class supply list.