About Linen Closet Designs
Dawn Heese is an author, pattern designer, and Marcus fabric designer. She is a fourth-generation quilter and grew up stitching from a young age.
Her career in the quilting industry was launched with the publication of her first book, Geese in the Rose Garden, published by Kansas City Star.
The following year she started Linen Closet Designs, named for her grandmother's linen closet filled with vintage quilts. Here she produces patterns for quilts, punch needle, cross stitch, and hooked projects as well as fabric.
Dawn's work is regularly featured in magazines in the US and abroad. She teaches and presents trunk shows and workshops nationally and in France, sharing her love of applique and quilting
Dawn's ninth book was released this spring. It is her third book with the French publisher, Quiltmania and is co-authored with Bonnie Sullivan. Dawn and Bonnie are co creators of Made by Hand, a yearly membership dedicated to all things made by Hand.
Dawn has two grown sons and a grandson. She lives in Fayette, Mo.