Casey York received her formal training in art history before turning to design. She is an avid quilter and designer, drawing her inspiration from masterpieces of the past as well as the contemporary world. Two of her quilts were included in the inaugural QuiltCon quilt show in 2013. Casey has released several stand-alone patterns, and her work has been featured in Modern Quilts Unlimited and Stitch magazines. She also teaches workshops in embroidery-finished applique and improvisational applique. She lives in St. Louis with her husband and two sons. To learn more about Casey, please visit her website, casey-york.com, or her blog, studioloblog.wordpress.com.