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Daphne Greig of Patchworks Studio

Daphne can't remember a time when sewing and needlework were not part of her life. She started making dresses for her Barbie doll when she was 6 years old and made all her own and her children's clothes for many years. She also enjoyed knitting and embroidery; winning many awards for her creations.

It was an opportunity to take a one-day quilting class in 1985 that lead to her career as a quilter, designer, author and educator. Quilting started as a hobby, but turned into her passion and business.

Daphne has written five quilting books, filmed an instructional DVD teaching her Give & Take Appliqué™ technique and she has designed hundreds of patterns through her company Patchworks Studio. Daphne's expertise with using quilt design software resulted in her being the first pattern designer invited to create patterns for Northcott to market directly to shops around the world.

Designing quilts is a major part of Daphne's career. However, teaching and interacting with students is one of the many joys in her life. She loves meeting students who share the same passion for fabric and creativity. She has taught at major quilting conferences including International Quilt Festival, AQS Shows in Paducah, Nashville and Des Moines and Quilt Canada. She also teaches at retreats, guilds and for shops throughout North America. She has developed several online workshops at the Academy of Quilting and has sailed the high seas, teaching on 6 Quilting Cruises.

Daphne's goal as a teacher is to encourage students to try new techniques, expand their skills and most importantly, to have fun and enjoy the creative process.



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PTN3338 - Woven Tiles

Outdoor Adventure America

PTNB0463 - Outdoor Adventure Canada

PTN5118 - Polar Pals

Splashed! - PTNP061

Celebration Runner - PTN5113

Snapshots - PTN6036

Ripples - PTNB0401

Garden View - PTNB0404

Mystic Moon - PTN3191

Canella Tiles - PTNB0382

Scattered Poppies - PTN3075

Birds and Blooms - PTN3069

Pavimento Tile - PTN3037

Courtyard Ponds - PTNP016

Iris Journal - PTN6020

Autumn Dance - PTN3000

Somerset Tapestry - PTN2977

Fruit Salad - PTNB0293

Festival of Trees - PTNB0255

Star Shine - PTNB0243 (Destination - Arctic Circle)

Star Shine - PTNB0243 (Destination - Greece)

Bamboo Grove - PTNB0237

Holiday Bells - PTN2952 (Blue & Gold)

Holiday Bells - PTN2952 (Red & Gold)

Little Wild Ones - PTN2916

Circleville - PTN2904

Frosty Friends - PTN2786

Belmond Square - PTN2866

Many Rising Stars - PTN5028

Starstruck - PTNB0219 (Ireland)

Starstruck - PTNB0219 (Himalayas)

Starstruck - PTNB0219

Four-Patch Flutterbys - PTNB0222

Sundials - PTNB0214

Maples Dancing - PTN2835

Cogs 'N' Sprockets - PTN2849

Sunken Garden - PTN2738

Once Upon a Time On-The-Go Playset Quillow - PTN2810

Roll and Go Play Mat - PTN2795

Holiday Glamour - PTN2790

Crystal Ribbons - PTN2793

Our Canada - PTN2757

The Regatta - PTN2766

Tuscan Tiles - PTNB0180

Natures Beauty - PTN2753

Soaring Eagles - PTN2711

Lavender Light - PTN2708

Gumdrops - PTNB0176

Twizzle - PTNB0177

Winterscape - PTN2656

Winter Solitude - PTN2645

Panorama - PTN2617

Windswept View - PTN2601

Moonlit Garden - PTNB0128

Tropical Gumdrops - PTNB0126

Boxed Tapa - PTNB0129

Make a Splash! - PTNB0127

Tumbler Tiles - PTNB0125

Mystic Journey - PTNB0100

Twizzle - PTNB0111

Under The Northern Lights - PTN1863

Chantilly - PTNB0087

Gradation Crossing - PTN2408

Woodland Scamper - PTN2429

Postcards From Paris - PTN2384

Festival of Trees - PTNB0057

Ring Toss - PTNB0047

Town Square - PTN2379

Paw Prints - PTN2266

Zen Chic - PTNB0032

Shibori Weave - PTNB0011

Sleepy Sloth - PTN2218

Night Blooms - PTN2234

Gemstones II - PTN2221

Canadian Maple - PTN2259

True North - PTN2263

Maplewood Trail - PTN2240

Water Lily Park - PTN2163

Eagle Ridge - PTN2181

Chilly Chums - PTN2117

Fast Lanes - PTN2083

Seasonal Stars - PTN2084

Ho! Ho! Ho! - PTN2088

Countdown to Christmas - PTN2093

Bear Tracks - PTN2075

The National Tapestry - PTN2062

Crossroad Squares - PTN2057

True North - PTN2053

Galaxy Twist - PTN1981

Tee Time - PTN2046

Baby Beginnings - PTN2005

Dancing Orchids - PTN2066

Men at Work - PTN2020

On The Prowl - PTN1943

The Pond - PTN1961

Let's Camp Out - PTN1911

On The Move - PTN1944

Old Growth - PTN1931

Teddy Takes a Trip - PTN1951

Flourish Monograms - PTN1897

Baker Street - PTN1856

Under the Northern Lights - PTN1863

Christmas Elegance - PTN 1783

Illusions - PTN 1846

Migration - PTN1845

Patio Lanterns - PTN 1836

Picnic in the Park - PTN1834

Prickly Paws - PTN1785

Tweet and Greet - PTN 1790

Happy Hour - PTN1756

Kalahari - PTN1703

Meadow Lark - PTN1717

Quattro - PTN1671

Starstruck - PTN1661

True North - PTN1648

Crisscross - PTN1652

Spinners! - PTN1626

Snow Follies - PTN1516

Chips and Churns - PTN1513

Star Gazer - PTN1406

Eclipse - PTN1401

Happy Trails - PTN1382

Tonbridge Tiles - PTN1443

Dominoes and Checkers - PTN1425

Zigzag Zoo - PTN1353

Tie Rack - PTN1264

Windswept - PTN1273

Candy Cottages - PTN1095

Fandango - PTN1225

Ebb Tide - PTN1208

Holiday Lights - PTN1114

Berkeley Castle - PTN1035

Emily's Garden - PTN1059

Aztec Sun

A Walk in the Woods - PTN984

Stepping Stones - PTN931

Bake it Easy - PTN972

String of Pearls - PTN914

Cobblestones & Stars - PTN900

The National Tapestry - PTN892

Splashed- PTN001

Flower Fields - PTN847

The Pond - PTN837

Nautilus- PTN767

Fast Lanes - PTN746

Sweethearts Party Set - PTN739

Mardi Gras Party Set - PTN734

Splashed II - PTN723

Tranquil Place - PTN669

Mykonos Marble - PTN684

Let’s Have a Picnic - PTN632

Haberdashery - PTN626

Paisley Daisy - PTN627

Serenade - PTN458

Zig Zag Zoom - PTN440

The Painted Jungle - PTN413

Zen Garden - PTN387

Sugar Cookies - PTN374

Tropical Trail - PTN330

Summer Wisteria - PTN257

Cobblestone Lanes - PTN172

Jungle Dreams

Get Up and Go

Garden Pathways

Stonehenge Maze - PTN036