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TPM - Traditional Primitives - Missie Carpenter

Missie Carpenter Missie Carpenter of Traditional Primitives has been sewing in one form or another since she was about 10 years old. Starting with tiny clothes for her Wishnick Troll Doll, she moved on to Clothing Construction and English Smocking when her children were young, and now has a passion for Quilting. Majoring in Fashion Merchandising at the University of Missouri, she was exposed to Design using fabric and drawing, and has stuck with it ever since. She has found her favorite style of stitching and settled on Applique, Wool Applique, Punchneedle and English Paper Piecing (using her own method of basting English Paper Piecing with Starch). Her design style is traditional with a touch of prim and she has a unique way of using busy cottons and wools to create quilts, wall hangings and other projects. Patterns for her designs are available on her website, and she has an informative blog,, which explains her unique techniques of construction. Missie enjoys sharing her knowledge with quilting students and wants each student to find ways to make the process easy and enjoyable for each person, offering options as she teaches.

Missie is available for teaching. She teaches applique, layered wool applique, punchneedle and English paper piecing. Click here to view her available classes.

Switch-It-Quick Handbag Pattern TPM-410
This handbag will hold everything you need.
Tropical Winds Punchneedle Pattern TPM-360
Charming punchneedle pattern.
Quilt Lover's Coasters Punchneedle Pattern TPM-350
Wonderful coaster set.
Little Brookshire Star Punchneedle Mini Quilt Pattern TPM-340
Show off your punchneedle skills with this fun pattern.
Wool Sunflower Pincushion Pattern TPM-320
Wool embroidery pincushion pattern.
Pennies in My Garden Table Runner Pattern TPM-310
Wool applique table runner pattern.
French Diamonds Quilt Pattern TPM-300
Wool applique quilt pattern.
Tulip Time Little Woolie Table Mat Pattern TPM-290
A quick wool table mat pattern.
Hexie Mug Rug Pattern TPM-270
This quilt pattern will teach you the English paper piecing basics.
In the Orange Grove Quilt Pattern TPM-240
This is a cotton and wool wall hanging quilt pattern.
The Gardens of a King Quilt Pattern TPM-230
Stunning quilt pattern that uses applique and English paper piecing.
Grannie's Flowers Table Runner Pattern TPM-220
This quilt pattern uses English paper piecing and wool applique.
Gems & Jewels Quilt Pattern TPM-210
Charming wall hanging that uses English paper piecing.
Missie's Fingertip Stiletto TPM-190
Awesome little tool for preparing applique or paper piecing with starch.
Missie's Favorite Starch Brush TPM-180
Great tool to assist in hassle free prep when using starch.
A Warm Welcome Quilt Pattern TPM-101
Small English paper piecing or strip piecing quilt pattern.
Aged Glory Quilt Pattern TPM-112
Patriotic quilt pattern that uses wool applique.
Autumn Sunset Quilt Pattern TPM-113
Autumn quilt pattern made with wool applique.