Designs began over 18 years ago by Leanne Watson.
Educated in Interior Design, she has been trained or
self-taught in quilting, seamstress work, woodworking,
basket weaving, painting, candle making and of course,
stencil design and stenciling.
beginning, Primitive Designs made and sold everything
needed to decorate a home. There wasn't a limit to
what was offered and custom built items were a
company grew, the local shop was closed and they began
selling to customers world-wide through the Internet. It
was at this time that they began to focus on specific
items such as: signs, decorative shaker box sets, game
boards, floorcloths, shelves and small cabinets.
being contacted several times about having their
finished items mass-produced and imported, Leanne
decided she wanted her company to go in a different
direction. She began to design stencils from their
finished items and offer them to their customers and all
the companies who would inquire about how their items
Primitive Designs is now officially Primitive Designs
Stencil Company. They no longer offer finished
pieces, but continue to design new, fresh and original
stencils that many, many people use to make and sell
items throughout the world. [Click
here to read customer comments]
addition to selling stencils, they also help their
customers locate supplies and offer advice in just about
every aspect of the crafting industry.
days, Leanne may no longer personally
answer the phone lines, but
she's still very much a part of the business. Most
often she's working with custom stencils or designing
something new that never seems to get on the web site as
fast as she wants it to. She loves to hear comments,
good or bad and realizes customer feedback is the most
important aspect to her business.
Click here to contact Leanne directly.