An accomplished product designer, published illustrator and with three design patents to her name, Jamie Kalvestran is bringing her inspirational designs into textile, quilting, home fashions and personal accessories. A graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Jamie holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in product design. Jamie's professional design career spans over 25 years and includes:
• Designing award winning toys at Tonka and Manhattan Toy.
• A number of design patents for the protective gear she designed for Rollerblade.
• A summer stint as a costume designer at the The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
• In addition she managed her own wholesale business designing and selling her original equine designs to the equestrian market.
An experienced quilter Jamie has developed a first hand appreciation for textile design. Jamie currently owns Jamie Kalvestran Design and markets her original sewing patterns under the Scrap-bags™ label. Today she offers her original Scrap-bags™ patterns through independently owned specialty retail quilt and fabric shops, as well as online, in downloadable pdf format.
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