Who is Karla Alexander?
Quilt designer and author, Karla Alexander lives in beautiful Salem OR, with her husband Don and family dog, Lucy. Her three sons, Shane, Kelly, and William currently attend college at Oregon State in Corvallis, Oregon. Karla Alexander is the author of Stack the Deck! Crazy Quilts in 4 Easy Steps!, Stack a New Deck!, New Cuts for New Quilts, Baby Wraps! Color Shuffle, Stack The Deck - Revisited and her newest book, Dynamic Quilts with easy Curves. She is currently hard at work on her 8th book, due for release in October of 2013. She was a featured artist on Simply Quilts with Alex Anderson in July of 2002. A featured quilter in the Fons and Porter magazine, Oct. 2007, a contributor to the 2008 quilt calendar by Martingale & Co. as well as the book Creative Quilting,Volume II. All books were published by Martingale & Co, That Patchwork Place. In addition to her books, she has released her own line of patterns under the name Saginaw Street Quilt Company and Specialty Rulers from Creative Grids. She has been a featured teacher at many quilt retreats and has taught thousands of students how to quilt using a variety of methods including her own stack methods. She has made hundreds of quilts with hundreds more waiting to be made.