Veruschka Zarate

United States

Veruschka Zarate is an accomplished award-winning quilt maker and pattern designer, specialising in the technique of foundation paper piecing. She is a BERNINA and Handi Quilter Ambassador and recently released a new thread collection with WonderFil Specialty Threads. She was one of the featured faculty for The Modern Quilt Guild QuiltCon 2022, teaching ‘Modern Foundation Paper Piece Quilting’.

Veruschka has been featured in numerous magazines and podcasts such as, Art Quilting Studio Magazine, American Patchwork and Quilting, Curated Quilts, Quilting Love Magazine, Fons & Porters and McCalls Quilt & Tell.

She currently presents to quilting guilds around the world and offers live virtual workshops to quilt guilds on foundation paper piecing.

She began learning traditional piecing and quilting techniques in 2016 and through a voracious desire to keep learning happened on foundation paper piecing in 2019. After falling in love with the technique, Veruschka set out to create her own designs focused on subjects that inspire joy, vibrancy, empowerment and encouragement.