is a professional quilter, author, fabric & pattern designer, painter and photographer. Amongst these she co-owns The Stitchin' Post in Sisters, Oregon. She came into quilting through osmosis having a mother who shared her love of quilting and opened The Stitchin' Post in 1974. Valori's love of photography lead her to a bachelor's degree in fine arts focusing on black and white photography.
Photography and print making brought her to her present career as a fabric designer. For over 14 years she has been presenting a new look to the quilting and sewing world, her fabrics portray larger than life images inspired by nature in fresh colors. Details in her designs create an intimacy in pattern and color. Being a quilter and seamstress herself she is always designing quilts and sewing projects in the back of her mind as she draws a design. her love of painting has enhanced her fabric designs and inspired her to take up painting on canvas. Valori's fabrics can be found in shops all over the world.