Jean Wells

Jean WellsJean Wells is a professional quilt-maker, author, teacher, lecturer, and shop owner. When she opened her quilt shop in 1974, it was one of the first in America. She is the founder of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show and was inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame in 2010. Being a teacher at heart, she has taught and lectured quilting nationally and internationally for more than three decades and has taught business classes to fellow business owners. She has received numerous awards: The Michael Kile Award for Lifetime Achievement, Business and Citizen of the Year award in Sisters, and the Imagination Award for the 2000 Millennium Quilt Contest.

This award-winning quilter has exhibited in many solo shows as well as in group shows. She is now the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) co-representative for Oregon. She and her husband, John, live in Sisters, Oregon; they have two children and five grandchildren. Jean enjoys gardening, hiking, making art quilts, and her view of the mountains.


By this author:
A Celebration of Hearts
Along the Garden Path
Cityscape—Eco Tote
Everything Flowers
Four Seasons in Flannel
Garden-Inspired Quilts
Intuitive Color & Design
Intuitive Color & Design, Updated 2nd Edition
Journey to Inspired Art Quilting
Oh Sew Easy® Duvet Covers & Curtains
Oh Sew Easy® Pillows
Oh Sew Easy® Table Toppers
Through the Garden Gate