Today our interviewee is Peter Lappin, a native New Yorker and one of the sewing world’s most sought-after teachers. He started sewing in 2009 and makes all his own clothes using vintage sewing machines and vintage patterns. He has a […]
A former interior designer and student of textile design, Brigitte Heitland has been sewing since she was a young girl. After making her own clothes for many years, Brigitte discovered quilting about ten years ago and was immediately hooked. Brigitte […]
Brenda has been sewing since she was a young girl. Inspired by the beautiful patchwork quilts made by her grandmother. The quilts were kept on a high shelf and only used on very special occasions but they intrigued Brenda and […]
Mara grew up in Lake Tahoe. She loves color, patterns, and texture. She studied both interior design and jewelry design in college. Mara says she is inspired by everything including – fairy tales, the night sky and sparkles! She likes […]
Hannah is the Creative Director for the wonderful Lewis and Irene fabrics. The family run fabric company is named after Hannah’s grandparents, who she tells us “created a close and loving family despite both coming from difficult backgrounds.” Hannah lives in Romsey […]
Philip has been designing fabric since he left art college and he has worked on designs that have been used on fabric for dressmaking, bedding, soft furnishings and wallpaper. He has designed collections for most of the world’s major fabric […]
Bethan Janine is an illustrator and fabric designer based in Sheffield who spends her days crafting and sketching. Inspired by nature and all things flora and fauna, she likes to create fun and happy artwork, combining hand drawn line work […]
Jen Kingwell started her working career as a Midwife based over in Australia. “Falling” into quilting over 30 years ago Jen’s hobby became an obsession and she is now a textile designer, quilter, teaches and writes her own books! Jen […]
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