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The Whimsical Workshop LLC is a full design studio and retailer. We specialize in bright fun quilt patterns, fabric, fabric kits, and books.  We also offer lectures and workshops about design, quilting and crafting with Heidi Pridemore. Heidi is the main designer and partner at The Whimsical Workshop. She has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and has been designing since 1998. Although The Whimsical Workshop is based in Arizona, their products are available worldwide through their website www.TheWhimsicalWorkshop.com. The Whimsical Workshop continues to create new and exciting products that spark people’s imagination and make them smile.

Heidi Pridemore- Designer

Heidi was born and raised in Rochester, NY, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2000, Heidi began offering her services as a product designer to a number of fabric companies. She created her own line of quilt patterns in 2002 and in 2004 Heidi started designing fabric in her own bright and whimsical style. By 2005 the work load warranted expanding to a partnership and The Whimsical Workshop LLC began with Heidi as the main designer. Heidi is known for her fun and whimsical quilts which she often makes in dramatic, bright colors. She also has an excellent reputation for writing clear and easy to follow instructions. Heidi designs a large number of project sheets featuring fabric lines from national companies such as Blank Quilting, David Textiles, Studio E, Timeless Treasures and Robert Kaufman. She also designs quilt patterns for a variety of popular quilting magazines such as Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quick Quilts, The Quilter and Quilts. In addition she has completed five books; Quilted Whimsy, Bold Batiks and Dazzling Designs for Leisure Arts. For C&T Publishing she has written “Pop Up Paper Structures”. For F&W Media, Fabric Jewelry-Wrapped, Braided and Sewn, published in 2009. Heidi spends most of her time designing and traveling to trade shows, giving lectures and running workshops. When not traveling she enjoys staying at home in Arizona with her husband Matthew and their Great Pyrenees dog Cleo.



The Whimsical Workshop LLC. • 835 W. Warner Rd. STE. 101-494, Gilbert, AZ 85233 • Email: info@TheWhimsicalWorkshop.com
Phone 888.499.5715 • Fax 480.813.1065