- Stitching Instructor
Laura Wasilowski loves fabric. Her first love was a sweet pink gingham fabric selected for a 4-H sewing project. As a college student, she discovered more exotic fabrics and while she earned a degree in costume design, she found a new thrill - dyeing.
For many years, Laura created hand-dyed fabrics for garments that she sold in boutiques across the country. It was a friendly neighbor who introduced Laura to the wonderful world of quilt making. Today, Laura enjoys creating pictorial art quilts that are collected and exhibited internationally. Her free-form hand embroideries share a similar style with her narrative quilts. Whimsical in nature, both express her joy and love of creating art. Laura lives with her colorful husband, Steve, in Elgin, IL where she hand dyes fabric and thread for her business, Artfabrik. Check out Artfabrik.com!