Denyse Schmidt {Love Patchwork & Quilting Designer Profile}

One of the pivotal designers in my creative journey and within the quilt industry is Denyse Schmidt. Her relaxed approach to color, emphasis on making, not perfection, along with her modern take on “traditional” patterns and fabric inspire individual creative expression unconstrained by “quilt rules”. When Denyse agreed to be a guest on the podcast, she shared how she became …

Suzy Williams Interview in Love Patchwork & Quilting

  Fascinated by creative people who have a well defined aesthetic, I often talk about “finding your artistic voice” on the podcast. For my monthly Designer Profile in Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, I interviewed Suzy Williams, whose clean, bold and modern design aesthetic can be seen in her patterns, photographs and website. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Suzy …

April Rhodes Interview in Love Patchwork & Quilting, Issue 43

After interviewing April Rhodes for the podcast, I discovered a maker who could laugh at herself, teach others about making and design, push through her boundaries and create. Her honesty, contagious personality and talent drew me (and others!) to her. For her interview in Love Patchwork & Quilting, she talks about designing her Staple Dress pattern, exploring fabric design and how the …

Kristy Daum Interview in Love Patchwork & Quilting

  Every month, I look forward to writing my Designer Profile for Love Patchwork & Quilting. Even producing almost weekly podcasts, there are more designers I want to showcase and share with a larger audience. For Issue 42, Kristy Daum of St. Louis Folk Victorian graciously agreed to be interviewed. After meeting her at Quilt Con last year (and maybe …