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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.


Modern Quilts...Yay or Nay?
I've recently come out of my traditional quilt closet and announced that, "I'm really starting to like modern quilts." Last year at the International Quilt Festival in Rosemont I stuck my toes in the shallow end of the modern quilt pool when I bought my first modern quilt pattern. I have since kicked my butt around the block six ways from Sunday for not buying the who... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.11 · 55 ratings · 21 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bunco Club
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2013
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 19 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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