Tammy Silvers


Tammy is the the creator and owner of Tamarinis. She’s been quilting since 1991, and confesses to a passion for bright fabrics, batiks, bold prints – and words on fabric! Her pattern line, Tamarinis, offers fun, unique patterns for quilters of all skill levels and interests. As a fabric designer for Island Batik, an Aurifil designer, a Studio 180 Certified Instructor, and as a confessed fabric fanatic, Tammy offers classes and lectures to all who want to share her passion for all things fabric.

Your retreat registration includes a mini-project session with each instructor. These sessions will be recorded & you’ll be able to watch them later!


Compass Points

Stitch up one simple Mariner’s Compass block without templates or paper piecing! Get the LOOK of a Mariner’s Compass quickly and easily with Tammy’s guided improv technique! You can finish it as a mini quilt (as she did), or use it as your starter for the larger Compass Points quilt!

Materials Lists, patterns, and kits can be viewed on the Mini-Project page. If you wish to purchase kits, please add the Registration to your cart first. You can also purchase them separately. once your registration is complete.

Tammy in Action

Tammy has a way of explaining things in a way that makes them approachable, possible, and fun! If you find the idea of improv daunting, you won’t after Tammy’s class!