Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Date March  2018

 

Famous quilter, Victoria Findlay Wolfe talks with us!

 

 

 

 

 

Topics

Trained Artist (as painter, painting her sadness; but when she makes quilts, its about pure joy)

2008:  her generation of quilters...

Won QuiltCon with Double Wedding Ring pattern - started it all for her

Role of family in her quilting

 

Role of YouTube Videos

Sizzix

Publication:  Double Wedding Rings Made Modern

 

Your process of design

Marketing

Your life

Living in New York;  Studio on Long Island

English Paper Piecing with Beatrice (her daughter)

Role of Quilt Market

Clean versus messy studios

Sews on a Juki

"Just because" project -- 

Story Bee for Quilt Alliance

Templates

 

Studio time.  

Staff

Shop in NY

Economics of her business

Design wall.  How do you keep it together?

The Process - do you ever through things out?

Design process?

 

Designing fabric

Life as a painter; life as a quilter

Social media

 

NYC Store versus online shop

Fans

Logo: Hexies "Fresh. Modern. Timeless.

Shows

 

"Ask me Anything" Event  with Paul Nadelson and Marianne Fons September 13, in Winterset, Iowa

 

Kid off to college

 

Creating Custom Quilts

The Role of the Quilt Allaince

 

International Quilt Study Center

 

Author of 

- Modern Quilt Magic

- 15 Minutes of Play

- Double Wedding Rights

 

Fabric Designer for Marcus Fabrics - Studio 48

Thread designer for Aurifil Threads ​

Juki America Ambassaod

NYC MOD Quilters

The Stitch TV

Threads of Resistance

Quilts and Health

SAQA

 

 

Husband:  Seeing Slowly by Michael Findlay (art dealer)