Lorena Uriarte is a Sydney-based, internationally award-winning pattern designer and modern maker of quilts and quilt coats. She is known for her original designs, bold use of colour and clever hand and machine sewing techniques. She uses fabric in unexpected ways, with high visual impact.
With significant experience in education and hospitality, Lorena is passionate about teaching patchwork and quilting. She teaches regularly in Sydney, regional NSW, interstate and internationally.
Lorena’s quilts have been exhibited at the Modern Quilt Guild’s international show QUILTCON. She was Guest Artist at this year’s Sydney Craft & Quilt Fair. She was also selected as the designer and maker of the QuiltCon Charity Quilt for 2024, which will be raffled at QuiltCon Raleigh, North Carolina USA.
On her popular Instagram account @lorena_in_syd, Lorena embraces a mindful, creative life, filled with the beautiful utility of quilts and making.