Doreen Beck was born in the North of England and came to New York to further her career as a writer. For the past 20 years has been producing exhibits for the United Nations Department of Public Information. Doreen has no formal art training, but has loved working with fabric as long as she can remember, picking up scraps discarded by her dressmaker mother. With characteristic enthusiasm, she got swept up into the latest craft-as-art movement, and lured Dink into joining her with her first "Why don't you design me a quilt?" request.
Dink Siegel is a well known illustrator and cartoonist whose work has appeared in many major magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Field and Stream, and Playboy over the past 25 years. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama and at an early age showed an interest in studying art with ambitions to Academy and Art Students League earning rent money in commercial where he ran errands and kept the books.