I’m more than just a pretty face.
I am a Quilter.
I design quilts and have my own Pattern
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
I am a national and international Quilting Instructor – to
Guilds, Quilt Shops, Quilt show venues and Online. I teach at places like Smoky Mountain Quiltfest, Utah Quilt Guild’s Quiltfest, International Quilt Market and John C. Campbell Folk School. And, I do my own retreats.
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 this website
and on iTunes and listen any time.
I have been an:
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.
The West of Baltimore quilt is my best known quilt. It has been around the world, curated for Elly Sienkiewicz’s Baltimore Revival II exhibit at Houston Quilt Festival, and featured in the Keepsake Quilting catalog for 2 1/2 years as a block of the month kit.
I know a thing or two about Quilting.