b e y o n d   t h e   r e e f

beyond the reef began on the island of Kauai - one rainy morning on a lanai in Hanalei

our first pattern was sold to the Kapaia Stitchery

now our patterns are sold through Brewer, Checker, EE Schenck, Petersen Arne and United Notions

be.

 

I am a pattern designer...and fabric designer.....I am a designer.
I am here to inspire, to motivate, to create.
I am the shipping department,
the bookeeper,
the graphics department,

the IT wizard,
the file clerk, the switchboard operator.

I am Natalie Barnes.  
...it's a pleasure to meet you!

do.

 

you might find

beyond the reef

vending at a quilt show

or you might find us

giving a lecture, teaching a class

or attending a wholesale marketing event

like International Quilt Market

or

a distributor's event!

 

 

 

create

 

most days are spent

designing new quilts,

searching out inspiration

for fabric design,

and pattern writing, illustrating and editing.

life

couldn't be any better!!