Welcome to Bent Twig Quilts!

Grandma's LegacyWelcome to Bent Twig Quilts! My art quilting is a continuing journey as I explore, learn, and practice my passion for creating with fabric.

I hope you enjoy looking at the art quilts in my gallery. Please check back often to see new projects and related information!

– Shawn Marie Delker

Library Open House and Art Sale

Mark your calendar for The Salina Public Library Open House and Art Sale to be held from noon to 5:00 p.m., December 5, 2015. I will be showing several new Melting Magic pieces there.

Exciting News!

I will be the featured Artist in Residence at the Red Barn Studio at 212 S. Main in Lindsborg, KS from March 5 to March 13, 2016. I will be giving a workshop on March 12 (I will provide more workshop details soon).

Gallery Display at Salina Country Club

I will be returning to the Salina Country Club with an all-new display of quilts in July, 2016.

My Fall 2015 Classes

I will be teaching classes through the Salina Public Library CLASS program this fall. Classes will include:

- Beginning Sewing: Parent/Child Learn to Sew: Make a Pillowcase (one-session class taught Nov. 14).

- Watch for the CLASS schedule (coming soon) showing my Spring 2016 classes!

At No Place Like Home quilt shop in Minneapolis, KS:

- Beginning Quilting (will include six lessons starting Oct. 1). Contact the shop at 785-392-9065 to enroll.

Gallery Display at Lincoln, Kansas Art Gallery

I am pleased to announce that the Lincoln Art Center in Lincoln, KS will be featuring my art quilts in their gallery from Jan. 8 to Feb. 26, 2016. I invite you to join us for an artists' reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Guild Presentations

I am available to give programs at your guild meetings! The titles of my presentations are "Lessons from my Quilts" and "Art Quilt Journey." I also present workshops on art quilt techniques and traditional quilting.