Elly Sienkiewicz

2023 Inductee

In the world of Baltimore Album quilts, no one reigns more supreme than Elly Sienkiewicz. Her name is synonymous with Baltimore Album Quilts. In 1983m Elly published "Spoken Without a Word." It was the first pattern book based on 19th century Baltimore Album quilts. This publication started a new phenomenon which has spread worldwide. Sine that time, she has written 24 books and over 50 articles on the subject. she has taught the art of applique to countless quilters from around the globe. Her passion and enthusiasm for the art is infectious.

Soon to come, a full biography about Elly and her life.

...have the courage of your own inner vision in your needle art... to add even a small something that is just “you” carries a classic masterpiece into the present- and Beyond.”

Baltimore Beauties and Beyond: Studies in Classic Album Quilt Appliqué, Volume I

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