Latifah Saafir of Latifah Saafir Studios

Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Date March 2019

We met Latifah at Quilt Market in November 2018, and I am thrilled that she is willing to chat with us.

We wanted to know about her business and creation of tools, being an author, and creating YouTube videos.  Today we talk to her about the mechanics of being a professional pattern designer.

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Topics

Houston Quilt Market

The Clammy and the Glam Clam Quilt

How do you make your videos?

Template:  designing and getting it produced

Grafic Fabric Line

Being part of a book:  The Applique Book

Martelli cutting board (moves)

Stack and Cut

Printed versus digital patterns

How do you make printed patterns?

Distribution of you work

Marketing permissions (on subscription email)

Making videos

Pinless Piecing the Glam Clam

 

Just Wanna Quilt: An Immersive Research Project of Copyright

Podcast and Research Lab

Tulane University Law School

New Orleans, LA 70118

townsend@tulane.edu

JWQ Shop and Long Army

Quilting Army Krewe, LLC

New Orleans, LA 70125

quiltingarmy@gmail.com

(504) 339-3857

Quilting Army Krewe, LLC

Owner, Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Editor-in-Chief, Just Wanna Series, Ricardo Gonzalez

Inventory Quilt Project, Willow Olson

Long Army, Joel Sellers

Project Director, Gigi Baay