Create Whimsy
Create Whimsy

We love to be inspired by makers and reading their stories. We’ve written these interviews and articles to share some of our favorite artists and inspirations.

 

 

 

Finding inspiration in the world around him, Larry Calkins creates art that provokes laughter and emotion. In his hand-built studio/home, and sometimes outside it, he works with paint, fiber, metal,...

Give Kathy Seaman Shaw a plain seam, and she will transform it with fancy stitches and beads. Kathy is a prolific crazy quilter, constantly designing new embroidery combinations and sharing...

Victoria Findlay Wolfe is always busy making something, especially colorful quilt tops with a modern esthetic. In demand as an instructor, Victoria balances creating, teaching and owning a retail store...

With a needle in her hand since the age of 7, Christen Brown creates lush embroidered and beaded pieces to wear and admire. Generous with her knowledge, she shares her...

Joe Cunningham was planted in the quilt world when he leaped at an opportunity to collaborate on a project to chronicle the life and work of quilter Mary Schafer. In...