Marjan Kluepfel

Marjan Kluepfel was born in the Netherlands.  She has lived in Florida, Hawaii, Australia and South Carolina.  After working in academia for many years, she is now a full-time studio artist in Davis, California.
Marjan has been creating art quilts since 1990.  Her work as been juried into many shows and she teaches her fabric art both nationally and internationally.  Her work is for sale at the Artery in Davis, CA and at Auburn Old Town Gallery in Auburn, CA.  She is on the Artist Roster of the South Carolina Arts Commission, and a member of Studio Art Quilt Associates and the Northern California Quilt Council.
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Marjan’s work can be viewed on her website at


Thursday, February 27

Creative Exploration

GVQG is pleased to announce that Marjan Kluepfel will be returning to our Guild and presenting her lecture:  Creative Exploration.  In this fast moving, information packed lecture, Marjan discusses her personal methods for finding inspiration and creating designs.  Her sewing and quilting techniques will be included.  This lecture focuses on her development and growth as a practicing artist.  Spanning almost thirty years, her works have included intensive use of fiber reactive dyes and textile paints, and many innovative art techniques.  All will be discussed and revealed in this trunk show.


Saturday, February 29

Quilted Fabric Sculptures

Workshop instructor, Marjan Kluepfel, will teach GVQG participants how to make three-dimensional quilted fabric sculptures. In this class you will make a quilted vase, bowl, or flower, but with the techniques taught, you can create many different quilted 3D shapes. Your imagination is the limit...  Kit fee is $15 (the kit contains: heat-moldable batting, wonder under, pattern and instructions).

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