Giuseppe Ribaudo {Love Patchwork & Quilting Designer Profile}

I vividly remember the first time I found Giuseppe Ribaudo, also known as Giucy Giuce, on Instagram. I came across one of his famous rainbow color ordered pictures set amongst the trees. Eager to learn more about him, I searched for his website or something beyond his Instagram account. I found nothing. Disappointed but excited about his work, I went …

Ellen Luckett Baker {Love Patchwork & Quilting Designer Profile}

As a maker, I often fall in love with fabric designers for their use of color, patterns they design and/or how their fabric contributes to beautiful hand made objects. Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread was one of my first designer loves. I love her large scale designs and the fact she uses purple. (Yes, my love for purple …

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 …

Interview with Chawne Kimber in Love Patchwork & Quilting

It feels like decades have passed since I interviewed Chawne Kimber for the podcast. Since our conversation, we have met in person for our Quilt Con panel, chatted over the phone, sadly watched more killings, and become closer friends. Her work continues to amaze and inspire me. I’m grateful to have her voice in this quilting world. For our interview …