Veruschka Zarate of Pride & Joy Quilting is an Award Winning Quilt Maker and Pattern Designer, specializing in the technique of Foundation Paper Piecing.
She was one of the featured Faculty for The Modern Quilt Guild QuiltCon 2022, teaching "Mastering Foundation Paper Piece Quilting."
This Quiltcon Class has now been turned into a comprehensive Online Video Course called "Modern Foundation Paperpiecing: Fundamentals."
Her quilt "Pride and Joy" won two awards at QuiltCon 2022: 1st Place in Piecing & The Peoples Choice.
Veruschka has been featured in numerous Magazines and Podcasts such as, Art Quilting Studio Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilting Love Magazine, Fons & Porters, McCalls Quilt & Tell, and QuiltBuzz.
She currently presents to Quilting Guilds Around the world and offering Live Virtual workshops to Quilt Guilds on Foundation Paper Piecing.
She began learning traditional piecing and quilting techniques in 2016 and through a voracious desire to keep learning happened on Foundation Paper Piecing in 2019. After falling in love with the technique, Veruschka set out to create her own designs focused on subjects that inspire joy, vibrancy, empowerment and encouragement.
Veruschka is the proud mother of two precious boys Rock and Hawk, her Pride and Joy and the inspiration behind the company, and has been married to her Husband, Gustavo, for almost 20 years. A California native, her professional background is in Counseling Psychology (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist).
For a real up to date on Veruschka's Projects, please follower her on Instagram and Facebook at Pride & Joy Quilting
Quilt Con 2022: 1st Place in Piecing ("Pride & Joy" Quilt)
Quilt Con 2022: The Peoples Choice ("Pride & Joy" Quilt)
Wonderfil Specialty Threads
Spectrum Magazine, November 2022
Art Quilting Studio, Summer 2022
Love Quilting Magazine, UK, Issue 99
Better Home & Gardens American Patchwork & Quilting
Spoonflower Blog Feature
Sew Fancy with Pink Door Fabrics, Denver, CO (March 8-12, 2023)
Empty Spools, Monterey, CA (May 5-10, 2023)
Cambridge, United Kingdom with The Cambridge Modern Quilt Guild (September 21-24, 2023) & (September 29 - October 01,2023)
Quilt Guild Presentations
Glasgow Modern Quilt Guild, SCOTLAND
Edinburgh Modern Quilt Guild, SCOTLAND
Edmonton & District Quilters Guild, CANADA
Chicago Lakeside Quilting Guild, Illinois, USA
Common Threads Quilters Guild, Ohio, USA
Front Range Modern Quilt Guild, Colorado, USA
Long Beach Modern Quilt Guild, California, USA
San Diego Modern Quilt Guild, California, USA
Grand Rapids Modern Quilt Guild, Michigan, USA
String & Story Rockstar Quilt Guild, Georgia, USA
Pax River Quilt Guild, Maryland, USA
Village Quilters of Lake Forest, Illinois, USA
Tulsa Modern Quilt Guild, Oklahoma, USA
East Side Quilters Guild, Washinton, USA
Sudbery Modern Quilt Guild, CANADA
Friendship Star Quilt Guild, Maryland, USA
Portland Modern Quilt Guild, Oregon, USA
Salt Lake Modern Quilt Guild, Utah, USA
Newfoundland Modern Quilt Guild, CANADA
Triangle Modern Quilt Guild, North Carolina, USA
Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild, Colorado, USA
Mount Bachelor Quilt Guild, Oregon, USA
Pieced Together Quilt Guild, NJ, USA
Calgary Modern Quilt Guild, CANADA
Sonoma Modern Quilt Guild, California, USA
Piece Makers Quilt Guild, Florida, USA
Orlando Modern Quilt Guild, Florida, USA
Northwest Arkansas Modern Quilt Guild, Arkansas, USA
Ancaster Modern Quilt Guild, CANADA
Riverwalk Quilt Guild, Illinois, USA
Limited Promotion Partership's
SVP-Singer, Viking, Pfaff Long Arm Machines
The Daylight Company
The Grace Company-True Cuts
Ten Sisters Easy Piecing
Cricut Easypress Mini
IG Live Chats
Quilting within the Latino Community (In Spanish) with Mercedes of @Detalles_de_una_quilter, SPAIN
Quilting and its impact within Latin America (In Spanish) with Laura @quiltpartycr, Bernina Ambassador, COSTA RICA
Quilting Journey with Michele of Oliso and Leslie Tucker Jenison.
Quilting as a Therapeutic Process with Vanessa Christenson of V&Co
Makers Chat with Jennifer Sampou
Promotion Press Images:
Pride & Joy Filler Image