About Designer

image6      Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli is a freelance artist who has combined her artistic talent and love of quilting to create  1/4 Inch Publishing. For the past 20 years, she has successfully designed and  produced her product line of books, patterns, fabrics and notions.

In October of 1997, Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli published her first title, The Tortilla Quilt. The enormous positive response that she received in reaction to The Tortilla Quilt prompted the publishing of several other titles which include The Ants/Las Hormigas, The Tamale Quilt, The Piñata Quilt, The Burrito Boy, and Confetti Eggs /Cascarones.

Jane Tenorio-Coscarelli is a renown author, artist and quilter whose talents have been featured in the Steven Spielberg movie “How to Make an American Quilt”. She was also featured on Vista L.A.(KABC affiliate), Simply Quilts (HGTV), and in such national publications as Hispanic Lifestyle, Latina, Westways, Quiltmaker, Quilting Professional, Fabric Trends, Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine and Library Media Connection, who in March of 2004 declared Tenorio-Coscarelli one of the “100 History-Making Ethnic Women.” She also become a member of the National Cartoonists Society in 2003.

Jane has been a staple at literacy conventions, ethnic festivals, and national quilt Quilts2_002[1]shows. With so much to offer, in 2005 Tenorio-Coscarelli joined a creative team of studio designers to create fabric lines that represent her Latin heritage. With her vibrant choice of colors, patterns and texture designs. She hopes to inspire the quilter in all of us.

press photo11In her free time, you can find Tenorio-Coscarelli designing in her cozy studio as she colors with fabric. She may also be found at her drawing table with pencil or paintbrush in hand working on her next book, maybe relaxing at 1/4 Inch Ranch with her dogs Blue and Patches. Or enjoying a visit from her children and grandchildren.

 

6 thoughts on “About Designer

  1. Jane,

    It’s Ruth, your old friend from Murrieta & Temecula. Still live in NC. We went to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY last month while on vacation. WOW – Amazing work. If you’ve never been you need to go. AND you need to enter one of your gorgeous quilts in their annual competition. I lost your email address so I hope to hear from you via this site – Ruth

    1. Ruth Good to hear from you my site has been down for a while and just now getting to up again.
      Well i dont know if you know I went through a terrible divorce three years ago. Yes after 37 years he decided it was over. Didnt have a clue so i got the house he got the girlfriend……need i say more. Anyway I have moved forward took a year to get my head back together. But all is good and I have a much better life. Please keep in touch my email Quarteri@aol.com. Hope all is well.
      jane

  2. Hello Jane,

    I am/was a friend of Bruce at El Rancho.

    Steve Trujillo was just up here visiting in Bend Oregon. The quilt gig in August on Sisters is big up here. My grandmother and sister are into quilts.

    I love quilts and your site. Tell Bruce Howdy.

    Jerry Jimenez

    1. A ghos from the past I will let him know. And yes was in Sisters last year. Loved it
      Hope all is well

  3. Hello,

    I am trying to order your “Talking Heads” quilt pattern, but am unable to complete the transaction because I continue to receive a message that no shipping methods are available. Can you please assist me in how to resolve this so I can purchase the pattern?

    Thank you very much!

    Chante Brown

    1. We have worked out the problem with the cart so please try again.
      Thank you

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