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I received an MFA in studio art from Southern Illinois University, and have been a professional artist and business owner since graduating. My career as an artist became challenged by Multiple Sclerosis several years ago as the disease minimized the use of my right hand. Struggling to stay creative, I trained my left-hand so I could continue to produce art; while at the same time beginning work on The Bunco Club. I’ve always loved to write so when one door closed, I jumped at the chance to open a new one. In order to hone my writing skills, I have attended several workshops at the renowned Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

I live in the Chicago suburbs with my husband, Bob, and we have one adult son.


I'm liking the idea of a raggedy-edge hexi quilt that is reminiscent of two quilts I have made in years past ... The Bulls Eye quilt from by Country Threads and the Tattered Pioneer quilt by Fabric Expressions.
My Bulls Eyes Quilt in a recent bed-turning
I've come across some interesting patterns and quilts -- none of which I have made, but all of which intrigue me with their own special qualit... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.08 · 60 ratings · 22 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bunco Club
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2013
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Sheree Logemann fukai I love these books. These ladies all have become friends and I love feeling like I am part of their quilting circle. I always feel like i could sit down and chat with all of them.


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