Carolyn S. Vagts is a wife, mother, grandmother, quilt designer and the editor of "Quilter's World." She also has a successful quilt shop in Lake Orion, Mich. Carolyn has made a name for herself in the quilting world with her award-winning techniques of mixing traditional piecing with fusible-art applique. Carolyn's designs have been published regularly in several magazines, including "Quilter's World." She also lectures and teaches workshops to guilds. The creative process has been a notable part of her life. She studied drawing, pottery and sculpture in college and received a Liberal Arts degree. She finally found her niche in quilting as a fiber artist. She hopes to bring a fresh, new outlook to "Quilter's World."