Category Archives: Designers

Summertime with Aunt Em

School got out this week and Memorial Day was last weekend.  Its official, summer is here!  YEAH!  Time for picnic’s and gardens. Aunt Em’s Beeline quilt is perfect for both. And heaven knows when that garden gets going you’re going … Continue reading

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Great New Northcott Pattern

A great new pattern from the girls at Upper Canada Quiltworks Publishing. Nellie Holmes and Christine Baker are the co-owners and designers at Upper Canada Quiltworks Publishing. They have been designing quilt patterns and writing books for over 15 years … Continue reading

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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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