Gyleen X. Fitzgerald makes quilts that blend color, pattern and texture to provide a contemporary essence in traditional quilting. She infuses engineering tools and innovative techniques to simplify visually complex geometric polygon quilts.
An avid quilter, Gyleen has earned Best of Show honors. As an author/publisher, she is a consistent Gold Medal winner which included Bricks, Cobblestones and Pebbles: The Path to Modern Quilts.
She is best known for inspiring Trash to Treasure Pineapple Quilts and the creation of the Pineapple Tool by Gyleen.
Current Retreat: Make it Modern 2021
Ode to April Pineapple
Let’s make an old-fashioned favorite pineapple quilt with a new and contemporary twist. Effortless stitching without paper piecing! Go scrappy, random or totally stylized; it doesn’t matter, just plan to join the Pineapple Par-tay!