Jennifer Baney is the new owner of the Silver Thimble. She purchased the store from Julie Peterson in Auguat of 2017. Jennifer started sewing in middle school. She has many creative talents and likes to help others find just what they need for the project they have in mind. She is very excited to be a part of such an amazing business!
Julie Peterson has been a part of the Silver Thimble Sewing Center for 30 years! She has built the shop as a hub of activity for sewers and quilters for many miles! Julie is continually seeking ways to better serve her customers in the area. In addition, Julie gives personal lessons for all new machine purchases in her Sewing Machine Obedience Class!
Marcia Swan is our QBOT expert and instructor. She offers classes to help you learn more about your QBOT, Quilt Artist and embroidery machines! Check out the class schedule for a list of classes.
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.
Kari Gortemaker...She grew up in Lewellen, NE and has a teaching degree from the University of Nebraska. She lives in Oshkosh, NE.
Julie was my home economics teacher when I was in high school and I worked for her and her husband when they owned J's Marina at Lake McConaughy.
Kari loves, quilting, embroidery and teaching the Pfaff Software, which makes our creative options endless!