Textiles tell stories: Let's tell yours! 

Whether it's a father's old work uniform, a child's outgrown clothing, or a treasured Thanksgiving tablecloth, these articles remind us of our loved ones and our most cherished memories. Instead of discarding these articles or storing them in the back of a closet, eileen can help you transform them into functional and unique quilts, pillows, or wall hangings. Working with eileen is a collaborative process combining your ideas with eileen's design experience and expertise. eileen can fashion your textiles into almost anything.

When I embark on a new project I start by getting to know my clients. Interviewing each client, I ask them:

'who is this project for?'

'will it be functional or decorative?'

'where will it live? on a sofa or bed? on a wall? on the floor?'

'is this gift a surprise? because if not then may I collaborate with the recipient as well?'

It's my job to take the answers to these questions and combine them with my quilt-making and design skills generating a project plan that we're both happy with. This is a collaborative process in which I focus on the details and art of quilt-making. 

Quilt-maker

Studio Quilt Artist

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     eileen has been sewing under her ei of the needle label for many years. First taught how to stitch by her mother while in grade school, eileen has enjoyed a life-long love affair with fabric and design, two passions she has managed to intertwine as her life’s work. What once began as a hobby enjoyed during the late hours of the night, after her husband and three daughters had gone to sleep, is now the full-time focus of eileen’s creative energy.


     With a background in clothing design, garment and costume construction, and accessory development, eileen’s transition into piecing and quilting occurred as a very natural step. Her current areas of focus are Memory Quilts and Memory Pillows, and her work now graces homes and businesses throughout the East Coast. eileen’s love of fabric – with its infinite colors, shapes, designs, and textures – is clearly visible in her work.