At home I'm blessed to enjoy life with my husband, Emmett, and our two dogs - Wylie Coyote (Cairn Terrier), and Rusty (Brittany Spaniel). Besides all the "boys" at home, I have a full time job.

Isn't quilting a great ride !!!!
 Wishing you inspiration and joyful stitching.


 Sincerely,
Deb Johnson

 Heartfelt thanks to the following for their support and inspiration:

  • Local quilt shop owners

  • My quilting bee

  • Fellow employees and teachers

  • Quilt shop customers/friends


*** Publications  and Accomplishments

  • 10 blocks in Quiltmaker 100 block series

  • Three quilts in Quiltmaker Magazine

  • Design three shop hop event quilts

  • Designed opportunity  quilt for quilt guild

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About Debbie

Welcome to all!

My name is Deb Johnson and I am "IN THE DOGHOUSE DESIGNS". I've been sewing since childhood, but only discovered quilting in about 1998. Since that point I've had the pleasure of working and teaching in a quilt shop.

Designing patterns has now become an amazing adventure.

I give credit to good genes, and many years of creative experiences in 4-H, sewing my own wardrobe, lots of bridesmaids' dresses and theatrical costumes. Huge influences come from so many talented quilters in the Wichita area.

 I love the variety of what I do. I like many styles of fabrics and quilts, and also enjoy embroidery. My heart's favorite, though, has always been a good old-fashioned sampler quilt!