Alexia Marcelle Abegg was born in Folsom, California. She has been inspired by her mother's and father's creativity and dedication to art throughout her life. An award-winning designer, artist, and writer, Alexia has always been fascinated with the art of sewing. She studied fashion and fine arts in college. She found her home in creating fine art quilts and sewing patterns while living in Brooklyn, New York. Alexia and her husband, artist and fabric designer, Rob Bancroft, live in Nashville with their two dogs. She currently divides her time among creating patterns for their company, Green Bee Design and Patterns; teaching;making art; and writing.