watched my mom crochet beautiful afghans when I was little. got her to show me how to crochet. learned to knit from a book. had a neighbor from sweden that helped me make my first sweater I was 19 married with kids and didn't have a car --so crafts took up some of my lonesome time. Started sewing clothes for my children & then for me. In 1976 made my first quilt out of a magazine. after that I took lessons at a quilt store and that got me ... Read Full Bio »