I am a classically trained artist, with a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Masters in Art Therapy. The fiber arts became my art medium of choice in 1997, but my ability to really express myself changed in 2007 with purchasing a longarm sewing machine. Today, I am busy teaching, creating the Garden Lines Ruler Collection, show quilting, and writing quilting books.
Teaching others to follow their own creative journey through quilting and expressing myself through my show quilts is where my heart truly lies.
Please join me on my journey here, or connect with me to come and share with you in person.
I think I may have crossed some dark and terrible line lately. I’m totally consumed with making yarn couching jackets. I have made 6 or 7 and I have LITERALLY 12 or more “blank” coats on a rack waiting for the right combination of inspiration and time. I do enjoy wearing them, but it is […]
Well. No. Of course not. But it does contribute nastily to my squirrel syndrome. When I first put tiny swag trim on my show quilt Gilding the Arbor back in 2012 I had no idea I was standing on the edge of a rabbit hole. My next show quilt, Shell Collector had the first version […]
Well, no, not hardly…but I’m a terrible Lord of the Rings nut…so there you go. If you don’t know already….I MADE A THING. I am pretty surprised at myself actually, deciding to make my own line of rulers. But, several things have pushed me into it. I am actually a pretty low maintenance quilter. That […]