Tag Archives: pattern designer

Introducing Vickie Eapen

If you’re like me, you wonder how you’re going to find the time to do all you want to do. Besides a full-time job, there’s the home stuff—family, laundry, groceries, cooking—you get the idea! And, not that I’m complaining (well, … Continue reading

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The Feedsack Lady

I’d like to introduce you to one busy lady. Darlene Zimmerman is a quilt historian who designs fabric for Robert Kaufman, quilting tools for EZ Quilting, is the author of several quilting titles and lectures and teaches nationally. And she … Continue reading

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The Two-Legged Half

Always entertaining, always fun and a great designer to boot. One of the featured quilts in Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts special issue was designed by Carrie Nelson, the designer behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. Beth is actually a smaller version of … Continue reading

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What is the Double Stitch?

Handwork has made a come back over the last several years. Everything from hand piecing and quilting to hand embroidery provide the perfect take-along project. Kathleen Brown and DeLoyce Tyler or Mountain Patchwork created a simple hand-embroidered block, Dresden Lane, … Continue reading

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Meet Sue Cook

I’ve gotten to know Sue Cook over the last couple of years as we’ve published three of her designs in Quiltmaker. I met her in person when she had a booth at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, May ’09 and found … Continue reading

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Introducing Scott Hansen

Thank you Lissa Alexander, Marketing Director of Moda Fabrics, for introducing me to another designer, Scott Hansen. Scott’s pattern Lime Grape Fizz appears in our March/April ’10 issue (No. 132). The inspiration for Lime Grape Fizz came from an interesting source. … Continue reading

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Meet Julie Herman

I’m introduced to designers in many ways—Quilt Market, other designers and also from our friends at the different fabric manufacturers that we work with. I’d like to thank Lissa Alexander, Marketing Director for Moda Fabrics for introducing me to Julie … Continue reading

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Introducing Margo Krager

One of the things I enjoy about my job is the opportunity to meet some of the designers we work with in Quiltmaker. I’ve had the pleasure of spending some time with Margo Krager at Quilt Market and here in … Continue reading

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Meet Rachel Griffith

One of the things I enjoy about Quilt Market is the opportunity to meet new designers. This past Quilt Market was no exception. I met several young designers who are just now making their mark in the quilt world. One … Continue reading

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Meet Jacqueline de Jonge

Several Quilt Markets ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Jacqueline de Jonge, the amazing designer of the Be Colourful patterns. Her foundation-pieced designs are full of rich, vibrant colors. I caught up with her in Houston at Quilt Market … Continue reading

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