Maribeth Schmit
                      NQA/NACQJ Certified Quilt Judge
           Lecturer, Instructor, Award-Winning Quilter




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Maribeth is an accomplished fiber artist, quilting teacher, author and NQA/NACQJ Certified Quilt Judge.  She is qualified to evaluate Masterpiece Quilts and serves on the faculty of Qualified Instructors for the "National Quilting Association's Two-Day Introduction to Judging Seminar."   At the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts she works as Documentation Chair.

Offering a variety of quilting and fiber related workshops, she  lectures and regularly judges competitions across the country.  Her art quilts have been exhibited in museums and fine art galleries.  Opportunities have taken her to such places as Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Florida, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Tennessee, New Mexico, Arkansas, Asia and Europe.

Maribeth is well-qualified to evaluate machine and hand wrought pieces as well as traditional and art quilts.

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What clients are saying:

  • “Thanks for your very able judging of quilts at the New Mexico State Fair.  The ladies that assisted you were very impressed with your judging.  What impressed them most was that they could not tell what kind of style you leaned towards.  That’s an outstanding compliment.”  BM New Mexico

  • "It was such a pleasure having you at our quilt show and teaching classes.  The committee was impressed with your professional manner." MR North Dakota

  •  "I appreciate so much the interest you took in my quilting endeavor in the show.  It is always motivating to receive recognition from someone with your qualifications.  Thank you for the positive words.  They inspire me to do another competition quilt."  JC Wisconsin 

  •  I  feel that you are one of the most professional quilt judges I have ever worked with.  I have the greatest respect for you abilities."  MG Wisconsin

  • " As always, you do the extra mile."  MM  Wisconsin

  • Thank you so much for the time, work and patience you dedicated over the last year to the AQSG Seminar Exhibits.  From all accounts the display was stunning, perfect.  JBB, Nebraska

  • “Thank you so much for the professional work you did judging the show.  I have great respect for your knowledge of quilting and quilting techniques.  I would happily recommend your skills to other guilds!"  JB  Wisconsin

  • We tallied our survey for University Days, and you received excellent ratings for your classes and for you as a teacher.  Some of the comments  include: "My favorite!," "Really cared that I was learning," "Wonderful."  Thanks for sharing your talents with us! Susan and the UDays Team, WI

  • "The aides at judging were in awe with what they learned from you.  We look forward to working with you again."   RW, Wisconsin

  • “Thanks for making judging day a real pleasure.”  LS Florida 

  • "Thanks once again, for bringing your talents and love of quilting to our guild.  We so appreciate you."  KW Ohio

  • "We are so fortunate to work with a local artisan such as yourself.  You are always a pleasure."  Heidi  Wisconsin

  • "Thank you so much for being a great, efficient, professional judge today! We really appreciate it!"   EI, Illinois



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