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Kim Eichler-Messmer

Kim Eichler-Messmer

Kim is an Associate Professor in Fiber at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she has taught surface design, quilting, and natural dye since 2008. She received an MFA in Textiles from the University of Kansas and a BFA in Drawing and Printmaking from Iowa State University.

She was an Artist in Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN in 2007-2008. Her hand dyed, one-of-a-kind quilts have been exhibited nationally in numerous solo and juried shows and featured on prominent design blogs including Apartment Therapy and Design Sponge.

Kim was commissioned by Pottery Barn Teen to create an exclusive design for their catalog and select stores and her hand dyed quilts were featured in the West Elm catalog. Eichler-Messmer is the author of Modern Color: An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts and her work has been included in Quilting with a Modern Slant by Rachel May, The Essential Guide To Modern Quilt Making, edited by Heather Grantand and The Uppercase Compendium of Craft and Creativity by Janine Vangool.

Visit www.kimemquilts.com and follow Kim on Instagram @kimemquilts

Meet Kim at QuiltCon in Pasadena, CA, February 22-25, 2018!

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R06 Imbue Batiks