NEW - View Karin Hellaby's Video Series featuring some of her favorite techniques from her books on our YouTube channel - Click here to watch
Karin Hellaby is the owner of a quilt shop, Quilters Haven, in Suffolk UK. She is a graduate Textiles teacher who enjoys traveling and giving classes all over the world.
As well as writing books, Karin has contributed articles to all the UK quilting magazines. Karin is an adviser for Arena Travel, a specialist holiday company that has arranged holidays for quilters in Europe, America and New Zealand.
In 1998 Karin was the winner of the Michael Kile Scholarship, and International Retailer of the Year.
Karin Hellaby was interviewed by Deben Radio in the UK for their "Lifetime of Experience" program. She did three interviews, talking to Dee (the show's host) about the journey from an interest in colour when growing up in the North-East of England to a love of quilting and patchwork that has helped her create a thriving business both locally and on-line, write nine books and travel the world teaching and buying for the thousands of enthusiasts in the UK. Click here to listen to the show.