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I grew up on a farm learning how to sew from my mom, and after college got into computer graphic design. Later I combined those two skills and started developing my own sewing patterns to sell to quilt shops around the country.

The style of my creations are based on a discovery I made in art school. I love to topstitch fabric to a muslin back and run it through a hot wash and dry cycle to encourage shrinking. The result is a rumpled texture and the inspiration for the name of my animal patterns: Rumpled Quilt Skins.

For the last 10 years I have been slowly growing my collection to a total of 16 animal patterns. To see my full pattern collection, go to: www.rumpledquiltskins.com. I am completely self-taught pattern maker who designs and sews, writes and illustrates all of my patterns myself. I don't think you could get a…

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  • Born on April 10
  • Joined June 10, 2007

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About

I grew up on a farm learning how to sew from my mom, and after college got into computer graphic design. Later I combined those two skills and started developing my own sewing patterns to sell to quilt shops around the country.

The style of my creations are based on a discovery I made in art school. I love to topstitch fabric to a muslin back and run it through a hot wash and dry cycle to encourage shrinking. The result is a rumpled texture and the inspiration for the name of my animal patterns: Rumpled Quilt Skins.

For the last 10 years I have been slowly growing my collection to a total of 16 animal patterns. To see my full pattern collection, go to: www.rumpledquiltskins.com. I am completely self-taught pattern maker who designs and sews, writes and illustrates all of my patterns myself. I don't think you could get a more 'condensed' business than that!

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