Category Archives: Designers

Jeanne’s Bags

Extraordinary Bags by Jeanne Nivard I grew up in Philadelphia within a creatively-gifted family. My mother was a professional dressmaker and my father was a chef who worked in only the finest establishments. Both were trained in Europe. My sister … Continue reading

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Designers Retreat 2016: Florida and New York

Quiltwoman Designers Retreat 2016 What a great way to learn, relax, re-energize and engage in networking with other designers just like you. 5 days just for pattern/quilt/craft designers.  Here is what you can expect: Brainstorming about YOUR business Open designing … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Mary Louise Gerek Designs

Mary Louise Gerek has been involved in needle arts as long as she can remember. Her grandmother taught her to sew and she continued to enjoy needle arts for the next 35 years. We had a chance to chat with … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Elaine Kosnac of Quilter’s Nook Studio

Elaine Kosnac has been sewing since the 1950’s. She formed her quilt pattern company, Quilter’s Nook Studio, after her quilting co-workers encouraged her to try quilting. We took some time to chat with Elaine about her patterns and best tips. … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Nan Baker of PURRFECT SPOTS

  How does a talented quilter who also loves animals combine her two passions? Years ago,  Nan Baker of PURRFECT SPOTS decided to form her company for a special feline who inspired her, and to form a special cause to … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Jude Spero of Little Louise Designs

Jude Spero, of Little Louise Designs has been quilting in some form or fashion since the 1970’s. Influenced by her Grandmother who worked in the textile industry, Jude designs original patterns for several companies including Timeless Treasures, Island Batik and … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Sandi Colwell of Quilt Cabana Patterns

Sandi Colwell is a talented quilt designer who also enjoys working with polymer clay, crocheting and scrapbooking. Read on to discover how Sandi’s love of paper piecing led her to try her techniques with fabrics and ultimately resulted in the … Continue reading

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Announcing Barb Sackel’s New Video Series

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Barb Sackel’s new video series, a QuiltWoman.com exclusive. Barb Sackel is a prolific quilt designer and talented teacher. QuiltWoman.com is proud to carry more than 150 patterns designed by Barb. In … Continue reading

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An Interview With Kits By Kalt

Genevieve Kalt is like many of us. We love using our skills to create things for friends and family. A few years ago, Genevieve decided to turn her hobby into a business and created Kits by Kalt. In our interview … Continue reading

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5 Tips Friday- How to Find More Time to Quilt Part 3

We are back with our 5 Tips Friday series! This is our third and final segment of How to Find More Time to Quilt which features some great tips and techniques from our designers. Don’t miss the first and second … Continue reading

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