Island Batik Fabric Designers

Kathy Engle

Kathy Engle

Kathy is the creative genius behind the bold and beautiful collections at Island Batik. She brings her talents to every aspect of the batik process. 

"I've always been passionate about art and design! I draw my inspiration from nature, pulling elements from the shapes and textures I find during my time spent outdoors. My only rule when it comes to design is that there are no rules!"

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Barbara Persing and Mary Hoover

Barbara Persing and Mary Hoover 
Fourth and Sixth Designs

Barbara and Mary are award winning quilt artists and their quilts have been published in many quilting magazines and have been featured in Keepsake Quilting and Clotilde. They were born the fourth and sixth children in a close knit family in south Jersey. Their mother taught these Jersey girls garment sewing at the young age of ten. The rest is, as they say, history!  

They can now add "fabric design" to their list of talents, having released multiple collections with Island Batik.

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Jayme Crow Jayme Crow
Bella Nonna Design Studio

Jayme’s passion for quilting has grown out of a love for combining color, design, and fabrics. She enjoys teaching and learning from others to expand her knowledge of textile and design. She has many projects going at once and draws from things around her to inspire new ideas. While indulging in her delight for gardening, she often dreams up new ideas to try in the design studio! 

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