Meet the crew...
Julie Peterson has been the owner and operator of Silver Thimble Sewing Center for 27 years! She has tirelessly built the shop until it is a hub of activity for sewers and quilters for many miles! But Julie is not stuck in the past...instead she is continually seeking ways to better serve her customers both in the shop and beyond. In addition, Julie gives personal lessons for all new machine purchases as well as her Sewing Machine Obedience Class!
Barb Harlow has been a part of the crew for 3 years. She has an online business selling hand crafted items. She works part time and is always ready to help! She is very knowledgeable about sewing, fabric and machines.
Jason is our Repair Person Extraordinaire! He is always busy with the machines but will happily take a few moments to answer questions or lend his great eye for color!
Marcia Swan is our resident QBOT expert and instructor. Each quarter she offers great classes to help you learn more about your QBOT, Quilt Artist and embroidery machines!
Becky Cooley is a new addition to Silver Thimble. She brings with her a true love of sewing and crafting. Most of the samples in the shop are a product of her skill! She is always happy to help you select your next project! In addition, she is one of our newest project instructors!
Linda Heitman is a lover of quilting history and hand quilting! She teaches hand quilting classes in addition to offering her handquilting services. You can link to her website from the home page. She also designs quilt patterns as well as teaches classes on handquilting and project classes. Check out the Classes page to see all of the great quick and easy project classes for children and adults!
Mona Baldwin is a long-time instructor and also offers alteration services. She offers a wide range of sewing and quilting classes for all skill levels. See the Class page for details!