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About Me

Hey, I’m Nicole Gilbert.  I work with people who are totally ready to learn how to quilt but just don’t know where to start.  I help them learn the fundamentals of sewing, while making it feel like they’re enjoying a girls’ night in.

I can’t tell you how many times a woman I’ve worked with has started a conversation with “I wish I knew how to sew!  How do all these old ladies just KNOW?!  Is it a skillset that just falls into your lap one day?  Yup.  Sewing and an AARP card.”  LOL ok, maybe not that last part.  But you get where I’m going with this.I’ve helped 1700+ newbie crafters figure out how to thread a needle, baste a stitch, and even tune up their sewing machine motors.  I’ve been featured on Millie’s Baseside Chats and been referred to as “a milspouse to watch in 2020.”

And when I’m not sewing and recording podcast episodes, I can be found hiding from my kids, eating a chocolate bar in a closet.  Who’s idea was it to have 3 kids under the age of 6 anyway?!

If you’re dying to know, here are 3 things you don’t know about me:

  • I’m a military spouse who has lived in 6 states over the last 9 years
  • I’m like a human swiss army knife. I can build a website, change a tire, and organize a 5 figure fundraiser without smearing my eyeliner
  • When I need to destress, I check into a hotel down the street, pig out on Oreos, and binge watch Shonda Rhimes dramas.
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Are you ready to buy your first sewing machine and join me in The Modern Quilters Circle?  Then download your free guide below and I’ll see you at the fabric store!

Quilt Love

Noelani T.

I worked with Nicole in a one on one environment on a large quilt. I have limited sewing experience and...

Noelani T.

The Modern Quilters Circle
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2020-06-26T11:01:26-04:00

Noelani T.

I worked with Nicole in a one on one environment on a large quilt. I have limited sewing experience and Nicole’s expertise was invaluable for this large project. Nicole is very patient and explained the different steps and their purposes clearly. She improved my original idea to better accomplish my overall goal. I highly recommend Nicole as an instructor and would personally have another session in a heartbeat!

Michelle L.

I seriously didn’t even know the names of parts of my sewing machine before I worked with Nicole. She walked...

Michelle L.

The Modern Quilters Circle
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2020-06-26T11:05:18-04:00

Michelle L.

I seriously didn’t even know the names of parts of my sewing machine before I worked with Nicole. She walked me through everything step by step. And it was amazing. She taught me the ins and outs of my machine and how to add each basic concept together. It was invaluable, because now I can figure things out and get creative without fearing the dreaded unravel!
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