I’ve been a traditional quilt maker for over twenty five years having spent the last 20 years as a quilting instructor in the great Pacific Northwest.
I live in Mukilteo, Washington with my husband, Rob. I have authored four quilting books published by That Patchwork Place and have designs in many other books and magazines. Quilting instruction and pattern designing is now a full-time occupation.
In addition to project classes taught in local quilting shops, I maintain 33 monthly \”Girls Night Out\” or Girls Day Out\” classes where students attend once a month to work on a project, either in local shops or in my home studio. My passion is to take an existing design and come up with ways of making it easier to construct, or come up with a new design altogether. I have a great enthusiasm for quilting and share this enthusiasm with all my students, from beginners to advanced.
I use a Janome 7700 Professional sewing machine and love everything about it. It\’s a machine every quilter would love to have. www.Janome.com
I was honored to have been nominated for the 2004 Quilting Teacher of the Year by the Professional Quilter Magazine. I am also the featured teacher in the July 2004 issue of The Quilter Magazine. I have designed quilts for fabric manufacturers \”Maywood Studios\”, \”Fabric Visions\” and \”Telegraph Road\”. I have had several quilts in \”The Quilter Magazine\” and www.thequiltermag.comI have written an article for the 3rd issue of the \”$100,000 Quilting Challenge\” magazine that came out in August 2006.