The Stearns & Foster Company (1846-1900): The Inside Story


From Uncoverings 2009, Volume 30 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group


By: Pumphrey, Linda M.

Linda Pumphrey holds an A.A. from Cottey College, a B.S. from University of Southern Illinois, and an M.B.A. from University of Denver. She is employed by Buffalo Batt, division of Polyester Fibers, LLC, where she is National Sales Manager for the Mountain Mist® brand of quilt batting and products. Having joined the Mountain Mist® team in 1989, she promotes the brands and develops national marketing programs and new quilting-related products. She has served on the boards of the International Quilt Study Center, the International Quilt Association, the American Quilt Study Group, and Ohio Quilts. She currently serves on the advisory board for Quilts Inc. and as co-president of The Alliance for American Quilts. As a quiltmaker, she proudly carries on a family tradition that goes back at least four generations.