Tracey Brookshier

Her bold contemporary quilts, based on pieced traditional blocks, have been featured in books and magazines in the US, the UK, France, Australia and Japan. She has created dozens of advertising (sample) quilts for various fabric companies and designs patterns for her company, Brookshier Design Studio  (

A graduate of NCQC's Course on Judging Quilts and Wearable Art, Tracey has judged guild, county and state fair shows, in addition to Pacific International Quilt Festival and Road to California.

Tracey has organized international challenges with quilters from Australia, the UK, France and Japan. The challenge quilts have been displayed at quilt shows in each challenge country and in special exhibits in the US. As an avid traveler, Tracey seeks out and photographs fabric and textile art everywhere she goes.

She has a BS in Chemistry and a background in technical writing in Silicon Valley. Tracey is an empty-nester living in Capitola, California, with two adult children living in Washington state, and one cat and a very patient husband at home.