Today we are excited to introduce you to Christopher Thompson, aka The Tattooed Quilter!
Christopher Thompson is a New York City based quilt designer in the fashion industry who puts his own creative spin on style. His perspective, modern. His preference, graphic. His approach, 100% unassuming. Before he could even walk or talk, he sat underneath the quilt frames of three generations of award-winning masters. Raised with quilting as a backdrop—color, pattern and design were part of his regular diet.
Today, Christopher gleans most of his inspiration from the New York City buzz and his work in the fashion industry—where color and print are the critical foundation of every design. He loves finding the balance between print scales and mixing it with a complementary or contrasting solid color.
When not quilting, Christopher enjoys the sights and sounds of the Big Apple. From Central Park to the Lower East Side and everywhere in between, he loves exploring the city that never sleeps with his french bulldog, Edie. Learn more about Christopher at thetattooedquilter.com.
Christopher’s newest fabric line, Hello Baby! is an adorable collection of floral, text, and banner prints that can mix and match or stand alone. This adorable strip quilt highlights the pink and navy prints in the collection. The free tutorial for this baby quilt can be found at the Polka Dot Chair.
The Hello Baby also features a baby bib panel so you can make the cutest little drool catchers you ever did see!
And don’t forget these adorable panels that can be made into pillows or fabulous wall hangings, perfect for the nursery!
Christopher enlarged Block #2 of the Meet the Makers Quilt to create this gorgeous mini quilt – the perfect size to hang on the wall, don’t you think?
Check out Christopher’s Instagram feed @thetattooedquilter for lots of ideas and inspiration!
In order to get to know Christopher better, we gave her a list of words in alphabetical order to which she could give any reply that came to mind. Enjoy this fun and refreshing look at life from Christopher’s unique lens!
Thank you, Christopher, for sharing your fun answers with us! Christopher’s Hello Baby! fabric collection is available now at your favorite local and online quilt shops so be sure to pick up yours today….
Or hop on over to our Riley Blake Designs Instagram feed to find out how you can win a FREE fat quarter bundle of Hello Baby!!