Sylvia Schaefer -
Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard
November 30, 2017
She has a Ph.D. in Marine Science and she's been quilting/designing patterns since 2007.
She's been interviewed before.
Here is her interview at Me Being Crafty
Here are two podcasts at Fresh Quilting
Here is her story at Craftsy.com
I saw her booth at Quilt Market and fell in love with her science bookcase quilt. It was one of my few purchases at Houston. Here it is at Craftsy.com.
Topics of the Interview
Ph.D. work/Quilting work (and her style)
Your quilting life
Building a career as a pattern designer
Branding (and re-branding?) and role of social media
Quilt Market Experience
The Mechanics of Her Work: designing on Electric Quilt; Quilting on a Home Machine; other tools
IP Issues: copyright, trademark, etc. (creation/protection/sharing)
The Industry: Her thoughts
The Experience of Craftsy
Suggestions for Other Guests