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


  2 comments for “About Me

  1. Hope Mulstay
    August 27, 2017 at 3:13 am

    Hi Annie, I truly enjoyed your trunk show in Temecula today. It turned out to be a longer day than I expected, you just kept my interest & kept on going.
    I look forward to seeing you again. I will put in a good word for you with the Valley quilters of Hemet. They book two years ahead, is what I understand.
    Thank you so much for all the knowledge that you share with us.


    • admin
      August 28, 2017 at 4:51 am

      Hi Hope —
      Thank you so much for commenting here. Your kind words are much appreciated, as I don’t often get feedback here. And thank you for thinking of me with the Valley Quilter’s. I keep a calendar of events here on my website, and I’m beginning to schedule out in to 2019 myself.
      I hope to see you again when return to teach at Moore’s next year.
      Happy quilting!


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