Ami is a Textile Artist & Quilter based in Derbyshire. She’s the Owner of Simply Needlecraft Haberdashery, Simply Sewing Boxes, Stitch School and The Quilting Academy.
Ami started sewing in 2011 and quickly found that Quilting is her passion. After setting Simply Needlecraft Haberdashery up in 2013, she went on to gain 2 City & Guilds and a Diploma in Sewing & Designing and started to teach adults and children to sew.
In 2014 she joined Upperstreet Events as a Tutor for the Knitting & Stitching shows, the International Festival of Quilts and the Sewing Quarter TV Channel.
In 2017 the children she teaches got recognition from the Festival of Quilts when they won 3rd prize with their creation.
Throughout the world pandemic Ami has continued to teach online through Simply Sewing Boxes, Youtube and The Quilt Academy. She’s determined to show people how to Quilt and gain a new hobby.