Debbie is an Ann Arbor, MI based textile artist, teacher and author whose work focuses on the power, elegance, and serenity of the line in a minimalist style with a limited color palette.

Her work has been exhibited at Quilts = Art = Quilts, Art Quilt Elements, QuiltCon and the International Quilt Festival in Houston and has been published in many books and magazines. Debbie’s work, Canterbury #2, won First Place in Appliqué at QuiltCon 2018.  Her book, Lines by Design Quilts (Fons and Porter), was published in 2016.  She is a Juried Artist Member of Studio Art Quilt Associates.

Debbie can be found online at and on Instagram (@debbiegrifka).

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