Designer Emily Stutzman lives in Portland, Oregon. She is an account manager at Eyelevel, a company specializing in global fixture and display rollouts for the retail industry. She leads Whims work teams to exhibit Whims products at quilt trade shows throughout U.S. whenever her work allows. She is innovative and artistic, enjoys travel, fine dining, cooking great recipes, writing, singing, gardening and bike riding. She likes cats, and kittens of all kinds and has two cats named Jack and Popeye. Emily enjoys returning to visit her parents (owners of Whims Watercolor Quilt Kits) and helping out on the farm where she grew up whenever she can.