Resume

If you are interested in having me speak at your guild, or do a workshop on my techniques and process, I'm happy to share what I love to do.

Visit the Events/Teach page for a list of my current lecture & workshop options.

Contact me here.

Thank you!

- Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Member of the Board ~ Quilt Alliance

Member of the International Advisory Board: International Quilt Study Center

Member of the Advisory board of the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts

Author of 15 Minutes of Play (C&T publishing)

Author of Double Wedding Rings: Traditions Made Modern Jan 2015 (C&T publishing)

Fabric Designer for Marcus Fabrics- Studio 37.  MOSTLY MANOR arrives Jan 2016

A Thread designer with Aurifil Threads

A licensed Designer Sizzix.

JUKI America Ambassador

Founder of BumblebeansBASICS.com 

Founder of NYC MOD quilters

Owner of Bumble Beans Inc./ Victoria Findlay Wolfe Quilts

Award winning quilter,  Fabric designer, International teacher  & Lecturer

Past: Modern Quilt Contributor for the Quilt Life Magazine

wife and Mother.

Books:

15 Minutes of Play - Victoria Findlay Wolfe (ctpub)

Double Wedding Rings: traditions Made Modern (ctpub)

Modern Quilt Magic (to be released 8/2017)

Other Books I'm included in:

Create Your own FreeForm Quilts: Rayna Gilman

Log Cabin Forever

Quilting the New Classics: Michele Muska

Modern Baby: Easy Fresh & Fun Quilt Designs (Martingale)

Modern Quilting Idea Book: Mod Block Magazine Vol 2 Issue 1

Quilting with a Modern Slant: Rachel May

Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making

Quilters, Their Quilts, Their Studios, Their Stories: (WWC press)

Stitch & Swap: Jake Finch

Quilting...Just a little bit Crazy: Allie Aller, Valerie Bothell

Sideways Spiral Quilts: Ranae Merrill

 

 

Meet Victoria.

 

Quilt Shows & Exhibits:

Upcoming Exhibits:

QuiltCon 2017, Negative Space, Positive Attitude, Feb 2017

MQX New England: 20 Double Wedding Ring Quilts, April 2017

Paducah Quilt Festival, 30 Double Wedding Ring Quilts, April 2017

Festival of Quilts, UK, Exhibit, August 2017

Chicago: TBA

Houston International Market & Festival Quilt Show  October 26- Nov 6th.

           "Mr. Swirl E. Bones" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015, quilted by Shelly Pagliai *Winner: Third place Innovative Piecing

QuiltFest Modern Show, Mancuso Palm Springs: October 6-8th

            "Cascade" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2016, quilted by Shelly Pagliai

 MQX Midwest: October 19-20  

            "Star Power" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015, quilted by Shelly Pagliai

 

Nicolet College Art Gallery: 29th Annual Northern National Art Competition

           Sept 26-Nov 4th, 2016

          "You Are Here" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

World Quilt Show, New England, NH, 2016

           "Farm Girl" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014, quilted by Karen McTavish

National Quilt Museum: Here and Now: Works by the Manhattan Quilt guild

         August 12th- November 15th, 2016

        "Lace" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014, Quilted by Lisa Sipes

        "Luminous Views" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014, Quilted by Lisa Sipes

 

Gallery EOSS:  Textiles: Contemporary American Quiltmaking

March 18th- April 16th, 2016

50 Taunton Ave., 2nd floor, East Providence, RI

       "Modern Views II", 2014, Victoria Findlay Wolfe

        "Big Box Stars" 2014, Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Ones marked with * are exhibits of the Traditions Made Modern

 Texas Quilt Museum: Modern Exhibit:  January 7-March 27 2015

        "Color Play" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015

QuiltCon 2016:

        "Mr. Swirl E. Bones," 2015, Judges Choice: Scott Murkin, & People's Choice

*Australian Quilt Convention 2016

       "Double Edged Love"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes, 2013

      "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Leona" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2013

      "A Summer's Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

      "Lace"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014 

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

      "Strings of Florid Blooms", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

      "Bright Lights, Big City" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

*Schweinfurth Art Center: Traditions Made Modern, The entire collection. October 30th- Jan 3rd 2016

        TRADITIONS MADE MODERN: DOUBLE WEDDING RING QUILTS MADE BY VICTORIA FINDLAY WOLFE   October 30th January 3rd, 2015

       "Double Edged Love"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes, 2013

      "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Leona" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2013

      "A Summer's Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

      "Farm Girl"   - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quailed by Karen McTavish, 2014

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

      "Lace"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014 

       "You Are Here", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

     "Strings of Florid Blooms", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

     "Retro Poly Mod", Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2014

     "Bright Lights, Big City" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

"Field of Flowers" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

"Iris by Night" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2013

"Remembering Christmas Past" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Linda Sekerak, 2014

 Also shown: Lace work by Elda Wolfe

      "Elda's Double knit Flowers" - Made by My grandmother, Elda Wolfe C.1985, quilted by unknown. Collection of Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Donna Mae's Crazy Top Elda Wolfe

9-patch Double Knit Comforter Elda Wolfe

Olga, vintage top owner by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Houston International Market & Festival Quilt Show  October 23- Nov 2nd.

17 Double Wedding Ring quilts by Victoria Findlay Wolfe, as Part of the Double Wedding Ring quilt Exhibit at Houston International Quilt Show 2015

Cloudy Day   - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015  quilted by Frank Palmer

Blue Orange Burst  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2014

Deconstruction - -Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015

Green Trees, Clouds and Walt Whitman  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,  2014, quilted by Karen McTavish

White Hot Mod  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2014

Something New in Blue  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,  2014, quilted by Shelly Pagliai

Four Rings of Fun  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015 quilted by Shelly Pagliai

Flowery Florid Blooms  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014 quilted by Shelly Pagliai

A Thousand Fibers Connect Us  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015 quilted by Mandy Leins

Joyful Christmas  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015 quilted by Joan Hunn

Polyester Blooming  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015

Color Play  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2015

Lost and Found in Translation  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

Reflect Upon Your Blessings  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

Big Red, aka: The Farmer Takes a Wife  2014- Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Shelly Pagliai

Tulips  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

 

Houston International Market & Festival Quilt Show 

      * "Farm Girl"   - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Karen McTavish, 2014

 

*Quilters Take Manhattan 2015

       "Double Edged Love"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes, 2013

       "Farm Girl "  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quailed by Karen McTavish, 2014

       "A Summer'sn Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

       "Greatest Possible Trust, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quit led by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2013

      "LACE"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014 

       "You Are Here", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

 

American Quilters Society Grand Rapids Show August 2015:  

     *"LACE"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014 

*International Quilt  Study Center & Museum, (QUILT HOUSE)

     "Double Edged Love"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes, 2013

      "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Leona" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2013

      "A Summer's Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

      "Farm Girl"   - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quailed by Karen McTavish, 2014

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

      "Elda's Double knit Flowers" - Made by My grandmother, Elda Wolfe C.1985, quilted by unknown. Collection of Victoria Findlay Wolfe

 

*Australian Quilt Convention, Melbourne 2015, Sponsored by JUKI

     "Pink Star", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2001-14

     "My Bird Pierre",  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2012

     "Field of Flowers",  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

     ""Mary in the Garden", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2011

 

*Empire Quilters Guild Show March, 28th-29th, 2015

     "LACE"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014, Best in Show

     "Green Trees, Clouds & Walt Whitman" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quit led by Karen McTavish 2014

 

QuiltCon, Modern Quilt Guild 2015: Austin, Texas

      "Lost and Found in Translation" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

 

Road to California: Personal App Challenge

      "Spotted Joy"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2015

 

Tokyo International Great Quilt festival 2015.

     Double wedding rings:

      "A Summer's Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

     "Bright Lights, Big City" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

     "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

     "You Are Here", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

     "Strings of Florid Blooms", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

     "Field of Flowers", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Forever Garden", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

 

Original Quilting and Sewing Expo: 13 city tour:

Atlanta,GA, Fredericksburg,VA, Overland Park,KS, Fort Worth, TX, Minneapolis, MN, Tinley Park, IL, Road to California, Lakeland, FL, Atlanta(Duluth) GA, Cleveland, OH, Schaumburg, IL, Worcester, MA, Indianapolis, IN, Greensboro, NC, Tinley Park, IL, Fredericksburg, VA.

2014-2015 Curated traveling exhibit of 16 Double wedding ring quilts from the NYC MOD Double wedding ring international challenge. new work included of Vcitoria's

      "Big Red" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

Road to California: Jan. 2015 Curated traveling exhibit of 16 double wedding ring quilts from the NYC MOD Double wedding ring International Challenge. New work included by Victoria.

      "Big Red" Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Shelly Pagliai

New Britain Museum of American Art: New work,

       "Lost and Found in Translation" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

Dinner at 8 Artists, Reflections Exhibit,

      "Reflect Upon Your Blessings" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2014

*Houston International Juried Quilt Show, Nov. 2014,

       Lace, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes

*Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts,

      Double Wedding Rings: Traditions Made Modern: Sketches from life,  June 28th - October 12th.

"Double Edged Love"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes, 2013

      "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Leona" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2013

      "A Summer's Day" - Victoria Findlay Wolfe quilted by Debby Rittenbaugh Brown, 2014

      "Farm Girl"   - Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quailed by Karen McTavish, 2014

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

      "Lace"  Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes 2014 

       "You Are Here", Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

      "Luminous Views"  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,quilted by Lisa Sipes, 2014

     "Retro Poly Mod", Victoria Findlay Wolfe 2014

     "Bright Lights, Big City" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014

"Field of Flowers" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

"Iris by Night" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2013

"Remembering Christmas Past" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Linda Sekerak, 2014

Green Trees, Clouds and Walt Whitman  - Victoria Findlay Wolfe,  2014, quilted by Karen McTavish

 Also shown: Lace work by Elda Wolfe

Elda's Double Knit Flowers Elda Wolfe

Donna mea's crazy top Elda Wolfe

9-patch Double Knit Comforter Elda Wolfe

Olga, vintage top owner by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

 

AQS Modern Quilt Traveling exhibit October 2013-2014,

       "Modern Views"Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2013

*Houston International Juried Quilt Show, Nov. 2013,

     "Double Edged Love" Victoria Findlay Wolfe & Lisa Sipes,

     "You Are Here" Victoria Findlay Wolfe, and Group quilt,

     "Triangulations" Frances Holliday Alfrod, Michele Muska, Kathy York, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Leslie Tucker Jenison, Hoodie Crecent

*New England Quilt Museum, Roots of Modern Quilting,  

      "Greatest Possible Trust", Victoria Findlay Wolfeand

      "Donna Mae's Crazy Quilt" Elda WolfeOctober 10-December 282011, 

*San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum: Milestones Exhibit, 

       "Double Edged Love" May-July, 2013

Minnesota Quilt Show, June 2013 

       "Exquisite Journey",Honorable Mention, Frances Holliday Alfrod, Michele Muska, Kathy York, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Leslie Tucker Jenison, Hoodie Crecent,  and also

       "You Are Here" Victoria Findlay Wolfe

*QuiltCon 2013: BEST IN SHOW,

      "Double Edged Love" 2012, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Lisa Sipes

Sewing & Quilting Expo 2013-14- 13 quilts from 

     15 Minutes of Play are traveling for one year with the Expo to these locations:

     Georgia Quilt Show Atlanta

     Baltimore, MD

     Birmingham, AL

     Celevland, OH

     Fort Worth, TX

     Fredericksburg, VA

     Lakeland, FL

     Minneapolis, MN

     Overland Park, KS

     Pittsburgh, PA

     Raleigh, NC

     Schaumburg, IL

     Tinley Park, IL

     Worcester, MA

Houston International Quilt Show 2012: Judged Group Quilt,

       "Exquisite JourneyFrances Holliday Alfrod, Michele Muska, Kathy York, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Leslie Tucker Jenison, Hoodie Crecent,

Houston International Quilt Show 2012: In Full Bloom exhibit:

       "Color Quartet" group quilt

Houston International Quilt Show 2012: Modern Quilt exhibit:

       "J Rock Star"

Houston International Quilt Show 2012: Modern Quilt exhibit:

       "Cutting Edge Conglomerate" Group quilt

NEAM Museum: Things with Wings exhibit,

       "The Eagle has Landed" & "My Bird, Pierre" 2012

Minnesota Quilt Show, 

     "Stripes, Plaids and Polka Dots", 2012 Awarded "Judges Choice"

PowerSuit Challenge, Traveling exhibit,

      "Taylor Made", 2011-2012

·         Debut at Artistic Artifacts in Alexandria, VA

·         Lancaster Spring Quilt Show in Lancaster, PA

·         The Morin Gallery at The Arts Center in Orange, VA

·         The Upper MidWest Show/Machine Quilting Today in Oconomowoc, WI

·         School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, MD

·         Road to California in Ontario, CA (California, not Canada)

·         The Del Ray Artisans’ Gallery in Alexandria, VA

·         The National Quilting Association’s 44th Annual Quilt Show in Columbus, OH

Art & old Lace, Traveling Exhibit,

       "Warhol's Shoes" 2012

  • ·         Debut at Artistic Artifacts (July 21 to October 13, 2012)
  • ·         Lancaster Spring Quilt Show in Lancaster, PA (March 13-16, 2013)
  • ·         The Morin Gallery at The Arts Center in Orange, VA (July 11-27, 2013)
  • ·         The Upper MidWest Show/Machine Quilting Today in Oconomowoc, WI (July 31 to August 3, 2013)
  • ·         Road to California in Ontario, CA (January 2014)

National Quilt Association Show: Modern quilting Exhibit, of NYC MOD quilters,

      "J Rock Star" (& others) 2012

Quilt Alliance House Quilts Challenge:  

      "Quilted Madonna" 2012

Sewing & Quilting Expo,: What Modern Quilting Means to you Exhibit curated by Victoria Findaly Wolfe, quilts by NYC MOD quito guild.  13 City tour.

       "Antiquated Updated" 2011-12

SAQA Traveling exhibit:THIS IS A QUILT, 2011-2012,

       "Connected threads" 2010-12

SAQA Southern NY: Fiber Celebration,

        "Stellar fusion", 2010

Empire Quilters Guild show,

        "The Star Splitter"  Judges Choice, and 2nd Place Best Machine Quilting, 2011

 

 

BOOKS:

Double Wedding Rings, Traditions Made Modern, By Victoria Findlay Wolfe.....Visit my shop!

15 Minutes of Play, By Victoria Findlay Wolfe.....Visit my shop!

 

Modern Baby by Martingale...

 

Quilting: Just a little bit Crazy, Allie Aller and Valerie Bothell

Modern Quilt Perspective: Thomas Knauer

Quilting the New Classics, By Michele Muska

Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making, By Lucky Spool

Create Your Own Free-Form Quilts by Rayna Gillman

Where Women Create: Quilters. Their Quilts, their Studios and their Stories by Jo Packham

Quilting With a Modern Slant by Rachel May

Stitch'n Swap by Jake Finch

 

 

ONLINE SHOW:

Sewing With Nancy:  DVD available here.

video Links, Part one and two, are available on my home page...

 

*Episode #1404 and will post on February 17, 2014.*

 

PBS TV:

*It's Sew Easy Season 4, Ep. 3 "EP.403 - Modern Patchwork 

 

 

A Variety of some of the MAGAZINES: 

The Quilt life issues April - October 2014      

 

Modern Patchwork June issue2014  , American Quilter July issue 2014, Generation Q July/Aug issue 2014, Fresh Quilt Spring 2014

 

  

Current Positions:

I am the founder of the NYC Metro Mod quilt guild, and a board member of the Quilt Alliance. and also the International Quilt Association.

Please continue reading for more information.

 

 

Community Projects

BumblebeansBASICS.com

My ongoing QUILT DRIVE. Collecting QUILTS for homeless families being moved back into housing.

Lovewithoutboundaries.com

Love without boundaries provides the most loving and compassionate help possible to orphaned and impoverished children in China.

Projectlinus.org

providing blankets, QUILTS to seriously ill children.

Crafthope.com

A project designed to share handmade crafts with those who need them.

 

Podcasts

Pat Sloan: American Patchwork & Quilting : April 9th, 2012

Mark Lipinski : Creative MOJO:  11/30/11

Canton Village Quilt works podcast: Episode 24 with Jennifer Paganelli

Canton Village Quilt works podcast: Episode 27

Pat Sloan Creative Talk Radio: Monday 7th of March 2011

 

Articles

August 4th, 2011
Q.S.O.S. with The Aliance of American Quilts

 

 

 

 

 

the BRONX FREE press : One Quilt at a time

 

Article in FAT QUARTERLY

 

 

My Community Project:

Do you have a quilt to donate?

http://bumblebeansbasics.com/

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