Meet a Member: Monica Peacock

Negative Space quilt by Monica Peacock (foreground left) with her niece Rebecca.

I am so excited to introduce you to Monica Peacock. Many of our members already know Monica from her fantastic quilts during Show & Tell, her video tour through her sewing space and the amazing cupcakes she and her daughter Moriah made for our guild’s 5 year anniversary. Let’s get to know her a bit better.

First off, your last name is awesome! Tell us about it.

It is by marriage that I got the name Peacock. You wouldn’t believe how many people butcher it up or don’t know how to spell it. It’s just like the bird!

Monica, how long have you been quilting? 

2 years. I started because I wanted to do something different for my dad, who has everything.

How would you define your quilting style? 

I am still trying to figure that out.

Are there any other crafts/arts that you're into? 

Cake decorating

What are your favorite fabric lines? 

Allison Glass and Tula Pink. I would love to take a class with Tula Pink! I love her quirky style and unique fabric. I want to know what makes her tick.

What is your preferred method of quilting (i.e. machine or hand piecing, EPP, applique, FMQ, etc)? 

Machine piecing and quilting

What is your favorite part of being a member of SFMQG? 

We all have the same goal.

How do you personally contribute to our guild (or how would you like to be involved in the future)? 

I bring snacks and provide paper goods.

(And we are thankful for that!)

What is your quilting kryptonite? 

Sandwiching my top quilt by attaching the top to the backing and batting.

I’ve seen on IG that you have your own shop The Quilted Peacock . What’s that all about? 

I have always been "a crafty" person. I wanted to be an interior designer but I hated school. I have always wanted my own business, a piece of the "American Dream",  so after 2 years of playing around with the idea, I took the plunge. I

Where can we find you on social media? 

Facebook and Instagram

Thank you so much Monica for me to interview you! You are so talented!

~ Andrea Etkie, Historian Council, VP of Events