Raised by a long line of quilters, Ann has been a quilter since childhood. With a background in hand quilting, applique and piecing, Ann started longarm quilting 12+ years ago. She became a long arm Educator 5+ years ago and the past 3 years has taught at National shows. An award winning Longarm quilter, Ann has had quilts displayed at various quilt shows, including Houston, Paducah, Road to California, MQS and MQX. Some of her work can be seen in several books and has been featured in On Track magazine. In the last few years, Ann has been sharing her knowledge and love of quilting by judging quilt shows. As a Longarm Educator, Ann loves to share her techniques with other quilters, encouraging them to adapt quilting designs to their individual style. Active in many of her local Quilt Guilds, Ann is also President of her local Long Arm Guild, Show Me Long Arm Quilters. Ann’s first passion is family, with 11 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren keeping her busy. Ann and her husband are also avid motorcycle enthusiasts and scuba divers.