Highly in-demand designer will debut new Sizzix dies at Fall Quilt Market
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Sizzix®, the market leader and pioneer in die-cutting machines, steel-rule dies and accessories, is proud to announce it has signed award-winning celebrity quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe to its family of licensed designers. Findlay Wolfe’s new dies will be introduced at the International Quilt Market in Houston, TX later this month.
“We are so happy to have someone with such an original eye for design as Victoria joining Sizzix!” said Susan Spiegel, Ellison’s Vice President, Marketing Communications. “Our consumers will appreciate the modern interpretation she brings to some of the most classic designs.”
Findlay Wolfe, winner of the Best in Show award at the inaugural QuiltCon in 2013 and author of “15 Minutes of Play,” seeks new ways to use shapes and templates to infuse a modern twist on traditional quilting. The Sizzix Fall quilting release will include three steel-rule Bigz™ Pro dies by Findlay Wolfe featuring piecing designs for double wedding ring variations and more.
Her approach to quilting has resulted in a solid schedule booking of numerous exhibitions and teaching engagements for the highly sought-after quilter, as well as a new book, “Double Wedding Ring Quilts – Traditions Made Modern!”, due in January 2015.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with Sizzix to create new dies that will help cut quickly and precisely to allow for more play time with fabrics and design!” said Findlay Wolfe.
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About Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Whether it’s painting, sculpting or photography, Victoria has always been creating. But it was through her grandmother, Elda Wolfe, a “crazy quilter” whose patterns were ahead of their time, that she found the inspiration to take up quilting. Victoria has a series of double wedding ring quilts that are based on happy childhood memories with her grandparents. Victoria is also a teacher, lecturer, fabric and thread designer, blogger and author of the popular quilting book “15 Minutes of Play.” Victoria finds that making and giving quilts in her community quilt program (BumblebeansBASICS.com), along with her loving family, to be her greatest joys in life. Learn more about Victoria at her blog, vfwquilts.com.
Launched in 2001, Sizzix is a division of Ellison Educational Equipment Inc., the market pioneer and leader of die-cutting machines and accessories. Through its portfolio of die-cutting machines and die-cutting products, Sizzix leverages Ellison’s 37 years of proven manufacturing and technology heritage to empower creativity among its customer base with new and innovative products. Sizzix is a recognized global brand that can be found in over 100 countries and in major and specialty retailers. For more information on Sizzix and its line of craft-inspiring products, please visit www.Sizzix.com/home.
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