Amy Butler is a former contributing editor for Country Living magazine, where she began publishing her designs. After moving back to her native Ohio with her husband, she established her freelance design company, Art of the Midwest, in 1992. Butler has diversified into several product ranges, including several books, stationery products, wallpaper, organic bedding and towels.
Butler describes her "personal style" as "A fresh, modern take on vintage style" and has been featured in editorial pieces for decorating and design magazines worldwide, including Better Homes and Gardens, Livingetc., Schönerwohnen, Marie Claire, Maison Coté Ouest, Burda Style, and many others. Butler is one of the top-selling quilting and home-sewing fabric designers.
Butler has collaborated on a variety of projects with her husband, designer David Butler, including several books on topics such as traditional country cookery and philosophy.