Welcome & Good-Bye!
I love being a quilter and for the past 30+ years I've had the best job there is: teaching people how to quilt.

It's time for a new chapter in my life. I'm looking forward more quilting time and more grand-mothering. Quilting and teaching professionally has given me the opportunity to create, invent, share, and meet the most wonderful people. I am grateful to each and everyone of you. Thank you!

I will be shutting down this website in early December. If you've put off purchasing my books, patterns, kits, tools, or fabric, don't wait any longer.

The last date to order is Wednesday, November 29th.


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Get the very best quilting supplies in my ONLINE STORE!
Never pay more than $13.95 for shipping to a US address,
no matter how many things you buy! (Usually, it's a lot less!)


Christmas Fabric!
This is the only place you can get these adorable Christmas fabric panels designed by Ann Marie Cunningham and Ami Simms. This exclusive fabric is available as a Christmas Tree Skirt Kit for triangular patchwork, and as a panel of 4" squares. Don't wait; this fabric will only be available for a short time.


Twisted Sisters is BACK!
After a long absence and a total revision, I am delighted to re-introduce my best selling quilt pattern ever! It's totally upgraded and expanded so you can make a slew of new quilts with the same template—from traditional to wild and funky. The new pattern is fully illustrated and in beautiful color. You won't believe how cool the new quilts are!

Click HERE for details.




The Amazing Puzzle Ball
Make an Amazing Puzzle Ball out of plush fabrics, quilting cottons, denim, corduroy---just about anything works. Stabilizer is the trick. Amazing Puzzle Balls come apart and go back together again! That makes them easier to sew and more fun to play with. Get your pattern, stabilizer, and needle here!




Wrap Fabric Bowls Faster!
Order Ami's Clothesline PowerWrapper!




"I am a quilter, so this website was like my birthday and Christmas all wrapped together. I found items I never knew existed. The icing on the cake was Ami Simms' wonderful sense of humor. Great place to shop and a chuckle or two as well. What more could you ask for!"
Debra Longobardi
Phoenixville, PA