Category Archives: Leah Sorensen-Hayes

And the Winner of the Industrial Revolution Design Challenge is….

The winner of the Industrial Revolution challenge is Emelia Haglund!  Emelia’s design, inspired by changes in weaving during the Industrial Revolution and the Jacquard loom, was awesome from afar and up close.  Emelia’s use of color was appealing and unique … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Leah Sorensen-Hayes

What struck me when I did an initial Google search of Industrial Revolution images were the rows and rows and rows of machines in the early factories and rows and rows and rows of cables and girders in the iron … Continue reading

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In the Studio with Leah Sorensen-Hayes

Congratulations, Michele, on your double win and your elegant dwellings! And thank you, judges, for your very constructive feedback and analysis. It’s fascinating how many issues need to be juggled to make a fabric quilter-friendly, and how little a quilter … Continue reading

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Design Challenge One: Leah Sorensen-Hayes

Leah Sorensen-Hayes’ Tiny Dwellings… I’m a sucker for a thatched roof, so my “Tiny Dwelling” designs zero in on the rondavels–one room, circular huts with conical, thatched roofs–of the Basotho people of Lesotho, South Africa.  Some of the huts are … Continue reading

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TOP TEN: Leah Sorensen-Hayes

Name: Leah Sorensen-Hayes Location: Lincoln, Nebraska Leah Sorensen-Hayes is a native Nebraskan and the studio assistant to studio quilter, Michael James, at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.  In 1993 Leah earned her BFA in ceramics at the University of … Continue reading

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