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About us

Set in the lush locale of Napa Valley, California, Crafting a Life, LLC, is an events and media business founded by Pokey Bolton.

Pokey is founder of Quilting Arts and Cloth Paper Scissors magazines, and founding host of Quilting Arts TV on PBS, hosting the internationally televised show for seasons 1-13. More recently, she was the Chief Creative Officer at Quilts, Inc., the parent company of the International Quilt Festivals and Quilt Markets. With her experience in publishing, media, events, and craft adventures (by land and sea), she launched CRAFT NAPA which premiered January 2016. The 5th edition of Craft Napa will take place January 15-19, 2020.

To contact Pokey, you can reach her via email at

Crafting a Life, LLC, PO Box 10368, Napa, CA 94581