Meet the 2016 Aurifil Design Team!

Hi I’m Pat Sloan, the host of Aurifil’s Designer of the Month program!  This is going to be an exciting year of getting to know 12 Designers and learn about them.

Our project this year is a Block of the Month all in blue and white! I’m really looking forward to working with this amazing and talented group.

Let me introduce you to themAurifil 2016 Design Team photo

Group Photo – Alex, Me, Angela, Heather, Kathy, Elena, Front – Christa & Wendy
Side top to bottom – Amy, Katarina, & Kate
Bottom – Kari, Amanda, Jacquelynne & Lynn
(be sure to scroll to the bottom for a fun little snap shot!)
This coming year our Design team months are…
Jan -Heather Valentine 
Feb – Kari Carr 
Mar – Christa Watson 
Apr – Kate Spain 
May – Amy Friend 
June – Jacquelynne Steves 
July – Wendy Sheppard 
Aug – Angela Walters
Sept – Lynn Krawczyk 
Oct – Kathy Brown  
Nov – Katarina Roccella 
Dec – Amanda Herring
Host – Pat Sloan with CBDO Alex Veronelli and CEO of Aurifil USA Elena Gregotti. 
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Some of us were at the Trade show … we we had a little fun! From Left to right

Pat Sloan(ME!), Angela Walters, Christa Watson, Wendy Sheppard, Heather Valentine and Kathy Brown! Can you tell this is going to be a GREAT year?

Each Interview comes out about the 15th of the month. Interested in the FREE Patterns from Prior years, see our sidebar category called Designers of the Month, click it!  And a few are now on the main website HERE

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  1. What a great group of talented people! I look forward to making these blocks and then finally getting started this week. Pat, do you think a layer cake along with some yardage of a background fabric will get me all the way through this project?

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