Sarah Maxwell
AQS QuiltWeek Instructor

Sarah J. Maxwell is a fabric designer for Marcus Fabrics, as well as an author and pattern designer, Aurifil Thread designer, and Grace Quilting Company ambassador. More than 150 of her original quilt designs have been published over the last twenty years in various magazines. Sarah has published two books: Morse Code Quilts and Fresh, Modern Quilts from Traditional Blocks. Her original quilts have been juried into QuiltCon and various AQS shows. Sarah’s focus is on helping quilters develop confidence both in their skills and in their ability to select and use color and fabrics in their quilts. Her patterns often incorporate acrylic templates to ease cutting of unusual shapes, and her classes focus on how to successfully and accurately piece and finish a project. Learn more at