Kimberly Einmo is an author, designer, judge, and international quilting instructor. She has written Quilt A Travel Souvenir, the best-selling Jelly Roll Quilts & More and her newest book, Jelly Roll Quilt Magic, all published by AQS Publishing. Kimberly’s original quilt designs and numerous articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications including American Quilter magazine and The Quilt Life magazine. Her popular and highly successful series of Mystery Quilts are in high demand by students everywhere.
Kimberly has judged many prestigious quilt contests and has taught at many international, national and regional quilt conferences and shows. To date, she has been the only instructor invited to represent the United States at the Annual Prague Patchwork Meeting where she was the guest instructor in 2008 and 2010. Asked back by popular demand, she’ll return to the Czech Republic to teach at the PPM in 2012. Kimberly has taught classes on many quilting cruises including destinations to the Caribbean, Mexico, and Alaska. She has appeared as a repeat guest on the PBS series America Quilts Creatively.
Kimberly is part of the elite group of American Sewing Professionals who represent the BERNINA Company throughout the US and abroad and she has also represented Pfaff as one of the VSM Sewing Stars since 2005. She loves to share her passion and enthusiasm for quilting with people everywhere.
Kimberly has been married to her best friend, Kent for 23 years. He is a retired U.S. Air Force officer who now works as a government contractor in the field of Information Technology. They have two handsome sons, Joshua and Andrew. As a family, they love to travel in the US and abroad and take every opportunity to get out and see the world. To complete their happy family, they have one very pampered pooch, Divot and three exceptional cats, Tuffy, Poppy, and Snickers, who can be found keeping Kimberly company (adding fiber content to her quilts — 80% cotton, 20% cat hair) in the studio while she quilts.