San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Facebook: SewJean Impey
Welcome to my website, where creativity and passion for quilting take center stage.
Discover my captivating lecture, “Finding Your Passion and Running With It,” accompanied by a grand trunk show of my quilts.
For those seeking a deeper dive, my second lecture, “Cre-a-tiv-i-ty,” builds upon the foundation of the first. It’s an excellent choice for guilds I’ve previously engaged with, offering a seamless progression.
But wait, there’s more! Immerse yourself in my third lecture, “An Insiders Look into the Textile Industry,” a riveting exploration of the fabric world with a focus on the renowned Hoffman Fabrics. Having served as their Ambassador, I share unique insights, design experiences, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes.
Choose from a diverse range of classes suitable for all skill levels, some even designed for one-day project completion, boosting your confidence. Explore the full list of available classes on my website.
I’m excited to share my boundless Passion for Quilting with you. For inquiries about guild presentations and workshops, kindly visit my contact page. You’ll also find my biography and resume for your reference below.
$600.00 for my lecture/trunk show*
$700.00 per day for workshop
*Book Lecture & Workshop together may qualify for a discount
Art has been an integral part of my life since I was a child. I remember always being intrigued and absorbed with making things. My mother encouraged my exploration of all things creative and my life-long creative journey took off including painting, sewing, photography, ceramics, embroidery, gardening just to name a few.
My essence is defined by boundless style, unbridled passion, and inexhaustible energy. I thrive on the thrill of discovery, the beauty in observation, and the perspectives of others. Every moment is an opportunity for me to engage with the world through artistic expression.
In my realm, there’s no notion of “doing it wrong”; creativity knows no boundaries. I resonate with Albert Einstein’s wisdom: “The easiest way to be creative is to try something different, even if doubt lingers.”
I eagerly anticipate the chance to share my unique narrative, creative endeavors, and unwavering passion with you.
Public Art Commissions:
Kaiser Permanente Anaheim
Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton
Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) – Mental Health area
Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) – Thompson Autism Center
The Desreux Family
The Klein Family
The Gabrielli Family
The Norton Family
The Flanagan Family
Artist in Residence – Empty Spools Seminars 2015
Hoffman Challenge Curator 2016 to Present
National Modern Quilt Guild
Past member – Orange County Quilt Guild
Facebook Page: SewJean Impey
Gwen Marston’s book: Liberated Quilting II
Grace Errea’s Book: Impressionist Applique
Louisa Smith’s book: Double Vision
Quilting Arts Magazine & Cover June/July 2019
Faculty at Shows & Retreats:
North Carolina Quilt Symposium
Quilting in the Desert
Santa Barbara Quilt Retreats
Coming: Featured Quilter: Lake Metroparks Quilt Show 2024, Ohio