Bari J. Ackerman
Bari J. Ackerman is a product/textile designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She owns Bari J Designs, where she sells limited edition handbags and accessories as well as her line of “Keeping it Real” sewing patterns. To date, she has created two fabric lines for Windham Fabrics—Full Bloom and Art Journal. She is the author of Inspired to Sew by Bari J. and has contributed to Little Birds and Modern Blocks.