Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill is a designer, quilt pattern publisher, award-winning quilter, educator and creative entrepreneur. With the help of books and the Internet, she taught herself how to sew and discovered her love of designing and making quilts. As atrained and practicing graphic designer, her quilts start with a concept and research shapes the design. Her work is inspired by her everyday life and experiences. Sheri strives to enhance people’s everyday lives through beautiful meaningful design. Through sharing her work and teaching, she loves to empower and inspire others to enjoy the process of making.Sheri’s quilts have gained international recognition, including awards from QuiltCon, International Quilt Festival, Quilt Week/Paducah, the Quilt Alliance and the Modern Quilt Guild. Additionally, her work has been featured at art centers and galleries around the country. Her work has been included in books and publications such as Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century, Modern Patchwork and International Quilt Festival Scene. She self-publishes and distributes her quilt patterns, which can be found at quilt shops worldwide and online. Sheri enjoys giving presentations and teaching nationally.Sheri was awarded the first annual Craftsy Quilt Designer Fellowship in 2016. This fellowship enabled her to debut Whole Circle Studio’s first booth at International Quilt Market in Houston, Texas in October 2016.As an active member of the modern quilt community, Sheri collaborates with leading industry organizations such as Aurifil, Janome, Art Gallery Fabrics, Oliso, Ruby Star Society/Moda Fabrics and The Warm Company. She designed, created and filmed two segments for Fresh Quilting, a public television show co-produced by the Modern Quilt Guild and KS Productions. Most recently, Sheri filmed an hour long online course in collaboration with Missouri Star Quilt Company. Sheri works from her home studio in the suburbs of New Haven, Connecticut. In 2015, Sheri founded Whole Circle Studio, LLC. Whole Circle Studiospecializes in the design of custom modern quilts, patterns and other licensed products. Learn more about Sheri and her work at wholecirclestudio.com and on Instagram at @wholecirclestudio.