I've been hooked on quilting since 1987. It took me a few years to find my passion for applique. I use everything I learned about fabric design in college, to produce my line of 80+ patterns, Critter Pattern Works, applique patterns with animal themes.
Monday, February 28, 2011
The Sheep Wannabees is a winner!
My newest quilt just won a blue ribbon for Best Embellishment in the innovative category at The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton VA. The competition was fierce. I am honored that my quilt got the prize.
I am the designer of Critter Pattern Works, a company that publishes our own applique patterns for quilters. All the patterns are realistic animal designs. I started the company in 1989 when I couldn't find an applique I wanted to make. My husband and I are using everything we learned in college (Paul has a BS degree in Marketing and Management and I have a BFA in Fabric Design) to grow our niche company.