I am a passionate quilter and patchworker, but also a craft butterfly, undertaking a wide variety different projects. I am continuously trying new crafts that might be appropriate for cruise classes.

I love undertaking all kinds of sewing projects and teach classes in my home and all over the United Kingdom and in Canada. There is no better fun than having an enthusiastic class pleased with the fabric they are working with and all proud of what they have achieved or the project they are undertaking. I give clear and straight-forward tuition with instructions of clarity and thus speedy happy completions. My classes are always buzzy with enthusiasm and lots of fun. My work has been exhibited at the annual Festival of Quilts and my works have been selected for publication in the USA. I am rarely seen without a needle in my hand, even driving when my husband is at the wheel.

I was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland; at the time an independent colony but now part of Canada. Educated in Toronto, I then trained as a physiotherapist in London where I met my husband of 46 years. We have two boys and a girl (who is also a keen quilter) and a black Labrador .We have lived in Nottingham for the past 28 years. I have yet to infect the grandchildren! Update. The grandchildren are now old enough and keen to needle felt and love sorting squares of fabric to make themselves a quilt.