Initial K Studio

Modern Quilts by Design


Initial K Studio

Kristi Schroeder is a designer, quilter, entrepreneur and avid traveler
living in Austin, Texas and is the creative behind Initial K Studio.
Ms. Schroeder came to quilting through her work as a graphic
designer in the corporate world. This native Texan is a world traveler
who draws inspiration for her quilts in art, fashion, and textiles
from around the globe. 

Ms. Schroeder is a member of the Modern Quilt Guild and has been published in Love Patchwork & Quilting, Make Modern Magazine, QuiltCon Magazine as well as being featured in D Magazine and Dallas Morning News.

This past November, both Modern Waves and Migration Quilts were showcased at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX.

Recently, the Migration, Modern Waves and Ocean Waves quilts were showcased in the QuiltCon East 2017 exhibit and Ms. Schroeder’s Modern Waves Quilt was awarded first place in Modern Traditionalism category.


Ms. Schroeder's first book, Southwest Modern: From Marfa to New Mexico: 18 Travel Inspired Quilts, was released in Fall 2017 by Lucky Spool Media. Part travel guide and part quilt book, Southwest Modern is a first in the quilting industry – never before have the rich patterns, colors and landscapes of the American Southwest served as the sole inspiration behind 18 modern, graphic quilts designed by Ms. Schroeder.

For commission inquiries, lecture/workshop opportunities or retail/wholesale opportunities please email Ms. Schroeder -

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