Mary Palmer formed Marimu Designs in 2006 as a spin-off from a successful textile arts supply business.
Mary has been involved in the quilting scene in Cork for over 25 years and has exhibited traditional and modern works both at home and abroad.
She has served on numerous committees and held offices within the Irish Patchwork Society, and is a founder of the cross border initiative, Quilters Guild of Ireland, as well as the contemporary textile art group Cork Textiles Network. In 2009, Mary was certified as a quilt judge through the Quilters Guild of the British Isles. Mary currently serves on the boards of The Design and Crafts Council of Ireland and Cork Craft and Design.
Marimu Quilts provides a wide range of services, including a selection of quilting products, longarm quilting, teaching, lecturing, judging and custom designed quilts through a consultative design process. Gallery pieces are also often available for sale.