Suzy Williams

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Suzy Williams, founder of Suzy Quilts, is rooted in a deep love for the heritage and tradition of quilting and a desire to craft unique, contemporary textiles. With a BFA in visual communications, Suzy uses her graphic design background to transform conventional sewing into a fresh, personal interpretation of minimal, modern design. Suzy is a BERNINA Expert Ambassador, Craftsy Instructor, member of the Modern Quilt Guild and has been published in multiple books and magazines. She has worked in collaboration with large corporations such as Toyota and Crate & Kids as well as Birch Fabrics, Windham Fabrics, Hoffman Fabrics, Art Gallery Fabrics and Cloud9 Fabrics. Currently Suzy lives in Chicago, IL with her husband, John and two young children, Desi and Joanna.

Making-a-Quilter

The Making Of A Quilter

In The Beginning

I have now been quilting for exactly half of my life. I started at the impressionable age of 15 and am now...ahum...well, you can do the math 🙂 I wasn't exactly a "cool kid" back then. Let me paint a quick picture.

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Handmade-Quilt-for-Sale

Drip Quilt Dance Off…With Myself

The conversation I'm going to have with my husband tonight...

Me: How was your day today, honey?

John: Super busy and kinda stressful. I had a conference call at 9AM, an 11AM dashboard deadline and another client call at 2. After that I figured out a complex algorithm to better display the statistical analysis of my market research.

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Gingham-Spring-Quilt

Gingham Spring Quilt

There’s no dancing around the issue, so I’m just going to come out and say it.

I’m a feminist.

A radical, equality-love’n, girl-power karate-kick’n feminist (I’m not totally sure karate has anything to do with feminism, but it sounded good in the moment).

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