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Donna Lynn Thomas

Donna Lynn Thomas

Donna Lynn Thomas has been sewing since the age of four and quilting since 1975. She began teaching in 1981, and since 1988 has been a National Quilting Association Certified Teacher for basic quiltmaking (NQACT).

While an Army wife, Donna lived in Germany for four years and taught routinely at a German quilt shop and various guilds throughout the country. Long out of the Army, the Thomases have settled in Kansas for good. Donna still teaches nationally.

The author of many books with Martingale and Company, Donna has also contributed articles on various quilt-related subjects to numerous publications over the years. She is the designer of the Omnigrip On-Point Ruler. 

Her greatest joy is her husband, Terry, and their two sons, Joe and Pete. Equally dear to her heart is Joe’s wife, Katie, and their most-perfect-in-every-way daughters, Charlotte and Alexandra. 

Donna and Terry provide staff assistance to their three cats, Max, Jack, and Skittles and a kiddie pool and ear scratches to one sunny golden retriever, Ellie. All the quilts in their house are lovingly “pre-furred”.