About Me



I’m more than just a pretty face.

I am a Quilter.
I design quilts and have my own Pattern
Publishing company, SimpleArts.
I’ve had my quilts published in Mark Lipinski’s
Quilter’s Home magazine (and wrote articles, too).
I won Best of Show at the California State Fair for
Crazy Quilting.

I teach Quilting classes, nationally and internationally – to
Guilds, Quilt Shops, Quilt show venues and Online.

I am a Bernina Artisan Ambassador.  

I am the Quilt Police (aka: Quilt Judge).

I am a Podcasting Quilter. I created the first podcast for
Quilters in 2005 — Quilting Stash. I’ve done over 220
podcasts since then and I’m still going.
You can find the podcast on www.SimpleArts.com
and on iTunes and listen any time.
Just listen.

I am a C&T Author. 51-4antdi9L._SS500_-150x150

I’m an  and an 

I am a QuiltShow.com alumni. Episode #209.alexnricky


I have been:
Artist in Residence at Empty Spools Seminars in Asilomar, CA
Artist in Residence at Elly Sienkiewicz’s Applique Academy
Aurifil Designer of the Month

My expertise is Machine Applique and the Art of Color/Fabric Selection.
I know a thing or two about Quilting.westofbaltimoresm


  1 comment for “About Me

  1. peggy batey
    October 27, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    Dear Annie Boy this is hard . your fabric for fat quarter majic block .Where could i find it on line.I can’t seem to find it around here at our quilting shops!Please Help Love the class hope to hear from you soon.Thanks Peggy

    annie I am taking a new course and not to good at this computer . Hope you can help me to find this fabric ?


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