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Lynette Jensen and her company, Thimbleberries, is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on quilting, home decorating and sewing. A native of Hutchinson, Minnesota, Jensen founded her company in 1989, and is therefore beginning her 20th year as a designer of unique patterns and fabrics.
Jensen is probably best known in the quilting world where she not only designs popular and appealing fabrics and easy-to-follow quilt patterns, but is also a best-selling author. Most of her enjoyable how-to books are available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon, and you'll be amazed at the range of titles and topics she covers! Although she began her interest in quilting as a collector, she quickly saw the need for a wider variety of fabrics and patterns. She introduced eight innovative projects at the International Quilt Market in Denver, Colorado in 1989, and the rest - as they say - is history.
Jensen helps spread the joy and fun of quilting through her Thimbleberries Quilt Club. Currently there are close to 1000 regional clubs that meet regularly to share ideas, patterns and help. There are now over 50,000 members worldwide, and membership grows steadily as the love of country quilting blossoms.
It was only natural for Jensen to apply her colorful quilt designs to area rugs. She and Thimbleberries partnered with Colonial Mills, Inc. (CMI) to create two braided area-rug collections: Four Seasons and Cottage Comforts. These rugs are incredibly durable, made of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. Also, unlike most area rugs, they are completely reversible. This effectively doubles their life. Their style is referred to as "alternating potpourri" and each collection consists of five different designs, available both in oval and rectangular shapes. A wide range of sizes are available.
We invite you to explore Lynette Jensen's popular braided rug styles by visiting Rugs Direct.