Colleen Maria Casey is a photographer, quilter, artist, business owner. Her most recent work is in creating patterns sewing and crafting. Her craft projects and patterns embrace a new bold look at recycled and reused materials. Colleen’s Christmas ornaments and wearables, made from aluminum drink cans, are available in local shops and online around the United States, including Naked Art, Birmingham, AL and in her own online shop, SomeArtFabric.com.
Her sewing patterns are designed to help new to advanced quilters power through tedious piecing processes to create amazing quilt tops in very little time. Her techniques for the I Love You(r DNA) quilt are a wildly popular class she teaches for sewing guilds and the trade show circuit.
She travels the country visiting sewing, crafting and quilting shows hosting the unique and hard to find fabrics she adores for her company, SomeArtFabric.com, which is affiliated with this site, SomeArt.com.
She is most known for her stunning black and white large format photography series entitled “Family.” In this series, she explores the intimate moments of family life in southern Georgia.
In 2009, Colleen was published in “1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse“, a book featuring artists who have unique ways to reuse materials to make art.
Her most recent works can always be found at the blog she writes for her fabric company, or at ColleenMariaCasey.com.