Vivian Peritts

Peritts is a well-known designer, crafter and author. After earning a degree in art education from the University of South Carolina, she worked for 12 years as an art instructor in the public schools of Cobb County, Georgia. She was the orginator and designer of "The Patch Factory," which featured over 100 original patterns designs for soft-sculpture characters and wall hangings, many of which became McCall's patterns.