Quilting Artists

DeLoa Jones

DeLoa was born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country and quilts have been a part of her life as far as she can remember. She started quilting at a professional level in 1978 and started teaching in 1980. DeLoa hand quilted for hire and did custom orders along with her teaching.

She bought her first quilting machine in 1999 and started her machine quilting business. Since then she has become an APQS representative, authored 3 books and become an international teacher.

DeLoa has carried her traditional quilting background into her machine quilting. In the last 9 years, she has done 3500 customer quilts. Many of her classes feature free motion designs that can be quickly done on customer quilts but have a very traditional look. Her quilts and customer quilts have won at many national shows.

DeLoa currently lives in South Haven, Mi with her husband Dave and two youngest children Kimberly and Katarina. She is the mother of 8 children and a beautiful granddaughter.