American Made Since 2012

Katherine Heisler

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One of a kind hand embroidered Fiber Art, Pillows and more...

Tell us about your business.

I fell in love with the process and repetitive meditation that comes from embroidery. My dream would be able to stitch full time, venture into larger format pieces, and really be able to grow and embrace all the possibilities that embroidery can offer. I would simply be in heaven if I didn’t have a pesky job getting in the way of pricking my fingers all day long! One stitch at a time...

What's the best business advice you've received?

Fortune Favors the Bold...

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 9, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

    Meet the judges
  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

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  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

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