Monthly Archives: January 2016


January 2016

Quilting Arts Magazine


In 2000 I met with Pokey Bolton on the steps of LL Bean in Freeport, Maine to show her my portfolio in hopes that I could become the designer for her new magazine, Quilting Arts. I began designing on issue 3, and never looked back. I was sad to say goodbye to the magazine in [...]

Before + After


One of my first assignments when I became Creative Director at Interweave was to tackle redesigns for 3 titles: Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery, and Love of Knitting/Love of Crochet. For Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery, the goals were to leave the B2B look behind and creative a more image-rich design, with a lifestyle [...]



I worked with founding editor Pokey Bolton the the launch of this SIP in 2008. Over the years we featured a variety of artists in what grew to be a quarterly SIP.  I directed most cover shoots remotely, sourcing local talent, and styled and directed department shoots locally. Cover artists included: Pokey Bolton Anna Maria [...]

Tula Pink


In my last year with Interweave, fabric designer Tula Pink was a featured in advertorials, as well as the subject of a video series. I developed the quirky, fun logo for the series, which also spawned kits shown in these advertisements. The last slide shows an advertorial for FreeSpirit Fabrics featuring a quilt designed by [...]

Mixed Media Explorations


This stunning book is by the talented mixed-media artist Beryl Taylor, edited by Pokey Bolton, and photographyed by Hornick Rivlin Studio. The content of this book made it an dream to design. Beryl's art has a rich, ethereal yet earthy color palette, and layer upon layer of texture color and stitch that make it practically [...]