The Jungs


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When you think of this “daughter-mother” team, think “young.” That is the pronunciation of their last name. Lauren is an artist—Jessi, a quilter. And recently, they combined talents with the other Jung sister/daughter, Carrie!

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Furman University, followed by a graduate degree in graphic design from the Portfolio Center in Atlanta. After bouncing around from various web design jobs, she has now, ventured out on her own, working on a startup with her significant other. They’ve created an ad-tech company where fashion brands can connect and collaborate with bloggers on their website, The Shelf.

Jessi learned to quilt in 1999, from her friend, Connie. They went on to design and sell quilt patterns, as well as develop a quilt planner, labeled PLAN BEE.

One day, Lauren said, “I have a great idea. Let’s design our own fabric line!” And that was the beginning. Carrie was in college at that time at Clemson University. She has a masters degree in Marketing. She is a freelance journalist and radio producer in Albuquerque, NM. One Spring market, she tagged along, and discovered that she was a “natural” in promoting their fabric! So Carrie is now part of Jung Designs.

Lauren and Jessi create their fabric designs. Jessi develops and sews quilt patterns. And Carrie creates and sews bags, totes, and accessory patterns for their business. They have a long distance partnership, as Lauren lives in Las Vegas, Jessi is from Spartanburg, SC., and Carrie resides in Albuquerque. But they get together as much as possible to work on future lines for Moda. And their latest accomplishment includes a book, Sweet And Simple Sewing, through Martingale Publishers.

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    Hello blogosphere! Long time no see. Ahh yes, after scrolling through our last year of posts, I’ll be the first to admit we did a lackluster job of keeping the site updated. But as 2015 rolls in, we’ve resolved to change that. 2014 brought a lot of change to our... Read more »
  • #LOVE: Giveaway Winners!
    Before we announce our winners I wanted to take a second to tell you all how much fun we had reading through your comments! It was so cool to hear all of your stories about your first quilts and favorite pre cuts! And now, without any further ado, our winners…... Read more »
  • #LOVE : Moda Blog Tour
    Welcome to our stop on the blog tour! We’re super excited to be a part of this!!! (And winning free stuff is always a fun little incentive for keeping up, right!?!?) So, let’s dive into some questions! When did you start quilting? Tell us about your first quilt. The year... Read more »
  • Calendar Winners!
    Just a quick post for the day to congratulate our calendar giveaway winners! With the help of a random number generator, our two lucky readers are: Laura F who wrote: “Those are so beautiful! How fun to have them in a calendar! Also, just love the idea of making the... Read more »
  • Calendar Girls
    If you’re a member of the Jung family, it pretty much goes without saying that one of your Christmas gifts from Mom (Jessi) each year will be a calendar. While, at first, this may seem like a lame gift idea, it’s actually one of the most useful items we receive... Read more »
  • Free Pattern +Blog Hop Winners!!
    Today’s the day!We’re announcing the winner of the Blog Hop…AND showcasing our newest free pattern. So, starting with the free Circle Quilt… We love it because it’s easy. It uses one layer cake plus background and border (and a few other misc. supplies). It’s a really nice way to showcase... Read more »
  • Spell It With Fabric!
    Welcome to our stop on the Spell It With Fabric Blog Hop! We hope you’ve had fun making your way through the alphabet this week… I know we have! As you may have learned already, each stop on this blog hop will provide you with the patterns for 3 or... Read more »
  • Sorry Gang…
    Hi everyone, there’s been a slight mix-up regarding our stop on the bloghop! Sorry sorry sorry!!! But we’re not a real stop this time. We’re coming out with a book in the next few months, and have just gotten super behind with our blog… and fabric design… and life in... Read more »
  • Brace Yourselves
    Hey, hey! We’ve got some winners to announce, so hang onto your underpants! But before we do so, let me first thank everyone for all the nice comments we received! You guys are the greatest!... Read more »
  • Blog Hop
    Greetings all! Welcome to our stop on the Blog Hop! For those of you who aren’t familiar with our little fabric team, I’m Lauren and I design fabric with my mom, Jessi. A while back, there was talk about this blog hop being a tour of our design studios… And... Read more »
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