2021 Nationally Featured Quilter
Jill Finley is the owner and designer behind Jillily Studio. She has been designing quilt patterns for over 15 years and currently designs and sells quilt fabric, patterns, kits and notions. Her quilt designs show off her fresh style using high contrast fabrics and usually have a bit of appliqué to soften and finish each design. Jillily Studio produces the popular notions: Appli-Glue, Poke-A-Dots, Maker Paper, Starch Brushes and Quilter's Digits along with numerous kits and patterns. Jill is the author of several books on quilting; Home Sweet Quilt and Stitched Together.
Jill is a Master Designer for Aurifil Threads and is also a BERNINA Ambassador. Her designs have been featured in several magazines including American Patchwork and Quilting, Quilter’s Home and McCall’s Quilting. She stays busy traveling and teaching about her quilt designs and applique methods. Jill designs fabric with Riley Blake designs. Creating fabric collections for quilting has been one of Jill’s favorite projects.
Jill loves to spend time with her family, eating, reading, gardening, sewing, cooking, and learning. She and her husband Randy live in Alpine, Utah and are the parents of seven children and fourteen grandchildren.