Behind the QUILt

Sharyl Sheppard

About Sharyl

After attending the University of California, Santa Cruz and the Colorado School of Mines, Sharyl was employed in Denver and Houston as a Geologist. She lived overseas for 17 consecutive years in London, England; Cairo, Egypt; Buenos Aires, Argentina and Moscow, Russia and has visited over 40 countries. Her extensive exposure to various cultures coupled with a science focus is evident in her latest passion for Modern Quilting. Sharyl is a featured artist receiving numerous recognitions, awards in competition, and accolades for her charitable contributions. Her quilting sidekick is a 7 lbs. Papillion named Shelby.

Upon returning to the United States, Sharyl holds multiple national Realtor designation/certificates and enjoys assisting military repatriating families. Sharyl is a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors, is a classic/vintage car enthusiast and avid fan of quarterhorses, dividing her time between Montana and Scottsdale.

More about Sharyl can be found at And don’t forget to follow her on Instagram at @itsSewScottsdale

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