Ruby Star Society's newest guest designer Jen Hewett is a printmaker, surface designer, and textile artist. A lifelong Californian, Jen combines her love of loud prints and saturated colors with the textures and light of the California landscapes. Her printed textiles are highly tactile and visually layered. Jen’s first book, Print, Pattern, Sew: Block Printing Basics + Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe, was published by Roost Books in May 2018. Her second book, This Long Thread: Women of Color on Craft, Community and Connection, will be published by Roost Books in November 2021. Her work has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Taproot, and MSNBC.