Nelly Vileikis has a Master of Science in Mathematics, a passion for teaching and a love for quilting. Her love affair with quilting started in 1985 while attending graduate school at the University of Montana.
For over ten years, Nelly has been sharing her knowledge as a freelance teacher. Nelly teaches quilt construction techniques and machine quilting for the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo which takes her all over the United States. She teaches private workshops, gives lectures and does trunk shows. Nelly designs and publishes quilting patterns and, when time permits, she quilts for others using her long-arm machine.
Nelly loves sharing her talent with her students and willingly encourages them to reach beyond what they consider their normal limits.
She continuously participates in International, National, Regional and Local quilt/art competitions and has won numerous awards. Nelly enjoys reading, traveling and outdoor activities. She lives with her husband in Aurora, Ohio.
You can find out more about Nelly at her website: www.artelasquilts.com
Or check on Nelly via Facebook : www.facebook.com/artelasquilts