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Amy Friend

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Amy Friend


Location: West Newbury | | US

Membership: Individual

Contact me at: amybfriend@gmail.com
Website: https://duringquiettime.com/
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Technique / Topics:
Foundation paper piecing, Inspiration, Personal journey, Working with solids/prints

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In-person / Virtual Offerings:
In-person lecture, In-person trunk show, In-person workshop, Virtual lecture, Virtual trunk show, Virtual workshop


Amy Friend is a former museum curator turned designer. She designs modern quilts and specializes in paper pieced designs. She authored the books Intentional Piecing (2016) and Improv Paper Piecing: A Modern Approach to Quilt Design (2017), and has a new book, Petal + Stem (2020). Since 2019, Amy has run a paper pieced Block of the Month program each year. She is an award winning quilter and her quilts have been exhibited at a number of quilt shows as well as museums. Amy is a national quilt teacher and lecturer. For those who can’t attend a workshop, Amy now offers on demand online workshops for individuals. Amy lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three children. If she isn’t sewing or spending time with the family, you might find her in the garden. You can follow her creative path on her blog, http://www.duringquiettime.com or on Instagram @duringquiettime. Due to Covid, only virtual programs are offered at this time.