Introduction

Raggedy Ruth Designs™ Is Ruth Grihalva. She has:

  • Designed 160 patterns. Her focus goes beyond the beauty of quilts. It extends to the way in which they are pieced and assembled. It continues to the quilter and their desire to better the art of quilting;
  • Created three books;
  • Invented two tools. The Perfect Corner Ruler™ is still in production;
  • Given a score of presentations and talks, all of which are multi-media and include subject such as
        *    The history of quilting

    *    Trunk shows

    *    Introduction to Forever In Stitches & Raggedy Ruth Designs

    *    Inspiration Sources

    *    The Perfect Corner Ruler & Its Function In Perfect Quilting

    *    Demonstration of Techniques

    *    Printing on Fabric

    *    Copyrights

  • Lead workshops on various quilting techniques and/or patterns. It may sound blase, but in her trainings she has been able to improve attendees' techniques, precision, and balance fabric use with spectacular results;
  • Lead workshops on the use of th Innova AutoPilot Mach 3.

If you are interested in any of the above, please call Rick Grihalva at 219.255.8085 or RickG@ForeverInStitches.

Patterns & Products

Raggedy Ruth Designs™ Is Ruth Grihalva. She has designed 160 patterns, written three books and invented two tools. Her focus goes beyond the beauty of quilts. It extends to the way in which they are pieced and assembled. It continues to the quilter and their desire to better the art of quilting.


Her focus goes beyond the beauty of quilts. It extends to the way in which they are pieced and assembled. It continues to the quilter and their desire to better the art of quilting.


Her quilt patterns are:

  • Easy To Read
  • Clear Instructions
  • Full Color To Improve Clarity
  • Provide Multiple Sizings For Bed Sized Quilts
  • Introduce New Techniques
  • Tested
  • Proofread
  • Economical Cutting Instructions
  • Updated To Include Feedback & Newer Ideas

All this to make the most of your quilting and your quilting experience while providing you with techniques to improve your piecing accuracy. 


Click Here to see Raggedy Ruth Designs™' products in her on-line store! Simply brows around see the quilts and click down to the detailed descriptions. There's no requirement to purchase anything.


They are uniform in their ease of use, clear instructions, excellent and abundant illustrations, as well as the use of new ideas.

View the products and their description in the web-store, which offers the advantage of being able to look at items by formats and sizes.


Enjoy!


If you are interested in any of the above or have more questions, please call Rick Grihalva at 219.255.8085 or RickG@ForeverInStitches.

Engagements

Ruth has given dozens of talks, presentations, and classes to national, show, guild and clubs. If you are interested in having Ruth give a talk, presentation or class please contact us at +1.419.358.0656 and ask to speak to Rick. To make initial contact you might also email Speaking@RaggedyRuthDesigns.com. It may sound blase, but in her trainings she has been able to improve attendees' techniques, precision, and balance fabric use with spectacular results.


Fees are negotiable, depending on many factors, such as the number or persons in a class, length of session, number of days required, distance, and so on. The following is provided as a “rule of the thumb”, as all are negotiable:


Classes & Workshops including pattern [Books $4.00 more]
$15/half day/student or $25 for full day
Talks & Presentations where product sales can be made
$100
Talks where product sales can not be made
$300
Travel
Cost or IRS driving rates
Meals& Lodging requiring overnight accommodations [ usually 180 miles from Valparaiso IN]
Cost


If you are interested in any of the above, please call Rick Grihalva at 219.255.8085 or RickG@ForeverInStitches.com.

What Quilters Say

What Makes Raggedy Ruth Designs So Unique?

  • Easy to follow full color illustrations
  • Step by step detailed Instructions
  • Fully tested for accuracy
  • Bed quilt patterns have multiple sizes
  • Includes many new techniques
  • Variety - Quilts, Runners, Wall Hangings, Accessories, Organizers, ...

Customer Comments:

  • "I wish all patterns are as clear as this one was."
  • "They are the easiest to follow instructions I've ever used."
  • "The pictures are so great, I usually don't have to read the details!"

If you are interested in any of the above, please call Rick Grihalva at 219.255.8085 or RickG@ForeverInStitches.

Buying Patterns & Products

Retail To Quilters


Click Here to see Raggedy Ruth Designs™' products in her on-line store! Simply brows around see the quilts and click down to the detailed descriptions. There's no requirement to purchase anything.


Wholesale To Retail Shops


Ruth is interested in increasing the number of shops carrying her products. Local shops can eliminate the shipping costs and delays. Please encourage your local shop to carry Raggedy Ruth Designs™


Of course, all products can be obtained at our fulfillment center at Forever In Stitches, LLC. All of Ruth's products can be perused at her web-store, however, wholesale pricing is not available on-line.Please call 219.255.8085 to place an order.


Distributors


We do sell at distributor prices to distributors. Please direct questions regarding being a distributor for Raggedy Ruth Designs™ to  Rick at +1.219.255.8085.

Donations & Prizes

Quilt Shops, Guilds, and Clubs often need prizes for their events in order to generate interest.These event could be shop hops, one-stop shop hops, guild or club shows, and the like.

 

Raggedy Ruth Designs has a select program of donating gifts to worthy quilting undertakings. To date we have provided donations and prizes to dozens of clubs, quilds, shops, churchs, and other organizations.

 

The reason is simple: we have found that the best advertising for the Perfect Corner Ruler™ and other products is from those who use them.

 

If your organization needs prizes or donations please let us know at Prizes@RaggedyRuthDesigns.com. You may also call us at 219.225.8085. Also, please include some verifying information, such as a name, phone, organization or event web-site, and the expected attendance.

 

We will get back to you in two weeks as to the contents of our prize.

Please check your pattern for updates and errata. We always update our patterns and this web-page for clearer information and error correction. We check every pattern several times as well as make at least one project from the pattern.


Some times these things get overlooked, and are errors, and sometimes quilters have asked us for more information or elaboration. All corrections and elaborations are included in all products that we have not shipped or yet printed. However, your copy may be an older version.


The patterns that have been updated are listed below. Just because you bought your pattern today does not preclude it from having been on a shelf or in a box at a quilt shop or distributor for years!


Listed are the patterns and the page / step on which the updated information belongs. Sometimes we will print only the error and at others we will print the entire page(s).


Check the list to find if your pattern is listed. If you pattern is listed:

  • Click on each of the the list items with your pattern
  • Print out the information or correct your copy of the pattern


If you have any questions, suggestions, or found errors about any of our patterns, errors please contact Forever In Stitches, LLC at +1.419.358.0656 or errata@fisllc.com.


Thank you.

Fly, Fly Away!