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Ashley Nickels

Ashley Nickels is a quilter, crafter, and teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area. She grew up surrounded by quilters—making her first nine-patch at age eight—and was designing handbags by high school. Ashley spent the first ten years of her career as a classroom teacher in Spain and San Francisco, perfecting the art of designing captivating learning experiences for both teachers and students. Ashley now works full time in the creative community, teaching in-person and online sewing and quilting classes, running her small handmade business, and constantly looking to connect with other creatives. You can learn more about Ashley and her work at