I have been a quilter since 1991, but my approach to design changed drastically when I discovered Gwen Marston and liberated quilting in 2002.  I have also been inspired by Amish and Gee’s Bend quilts.  My modern heirloom quilts are made with the utmost care in my home studio in Bend, Oregon.  

Featured Work

2017, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles group exhibit, Waiting for Sanity
2016, Modern Quilt Guild website article by Heather Grant, https://community.themodernquiltguild.com/resources/what-modern-quilting, Fruity Star-Crossed Strings
2016, Modern Patchwork, Love in the Digital Age
2016, Simply Moderne Magazine, Modern Improv Sampler and The Spectrum of the Ordinary
2016, QuiltCon Magazine, Love in the Digital Age
2016, American Quilter's Society Magazine, Love in the Digital Age
2015, Quilting Arts Magazine, Smarter Than the Average Bird
2015, Free Range Triangle Quilts by Gwen Marston and Cathy Jones, Little Tree in the Big Snowy Woods, Aussie Medallion, High Country Winter
2015, 1000 Quilt Inspirations by Sandra Sider, The Moon Above Sees It All
2014, Minimal Quiltmaking by Gwen Marston, Minimal Purple and Iris Dreams
2014, The Men Behind the Quilts Calendar, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, Welcome to the Neighborhood collaborative quilt with The Undercover Quilters.
2012, Changing the World: Quilts from the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative, The Volckening Collection
2012, Generation Q Magazine Summer 2012, Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative 10,000th quilt

Awards

2017, Judge's Choice, QuiltCon, Savannah, GA
2016, Judge's Choice, Mid-Century Mod, QuiltFest Oasis, Palm Springs, CA
2016, 1st Place, Small Wall Quilts- First Entry in Paducah, AQS Paducah, KY
2016, 1st Place, Small Quilts, QuiltCon, Pasadena, CA
2015, 3rd Place, Mid-Century Modern Category, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, CA
2015, 1st Place, Wall Quilt- Modern Category, AQS Chattanooga, TN
2015, 2nd Place Modern Quilt Category, Northwest Quilting Expo, Portland, OR