Résumé

Publications
DVD – “Heirloom Sewing for Today’s Quilter” – ISBN 978-1620339985 – released June 2014

“Building An Art Business From the Ground Up” – Business Webinar – January 2015 – F+W Media with Lynn Krawczyk
“Building Up Your Brand” – Business Webinar – August 2016 – F+W Media – Craft Online University
‘Better Social Media Reach in 15 Minutes A Day” -Business Webinar – November 2016 – F+W Media – Craft Online University

Quilting Arts – Issue #48 – Dec 2010/Jan 2011 – pg 42-43 “Light Up Your Art Quilts” Using LEDs in your project
Quilting Arts In Stitches – Vol 5 – “You Stitched What?: Light Up Your Quilts” Make your quilts glow with EL wire
Quilting Arts – Issue #65- Oct/Nov 2013 – Exquisite Moment quilt gallery – Geschwindigkeit(Speed) quilt
Quilting Arts – Issue #67 – Feb/Mar 2014 – pg 62 “Dyeing Vintage Linens with Paint”
Generation Q – Issue Vol 3. No 3 – May/ June 2014 – pg 87 “WeSew2 – Light Up Robot Quilts”
Quilting Arts – Issue #70 – Aug/Sept 2014 – “Suminigashi Marbling on Fabric”
International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene 2014/2015 – Pg 112 – Vintage Smocked Pillow
Quilting Arts – Issue #72 – Dec 2014/Jan 2015 – pg 54 – Smocked Pincushion
Generation Q – Issue Vol. 4 No 2 – March/April 2015 – pg 39 – “Make time your slave: Time management for Creatives”
Generation Q – July/August 2015 – pg 17 – “Control the Chaos: Project Management for Creatives”
Quilting Arts – Issue #77 – Oct/Nov 2015 – pg 72 – Fabric Foiling with DecoFoil
Quilting Arts – Issue #79 – Feb/Mar 2016 – “The Last Word” – essay

Television
Quilting Arts TV – Series 800 – Episode 811 – “Quilts Gone Wild” – Light up quilt segment
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1200 – Episode 1201 – “Paint a Picture” – Cartooning for Quilters segment
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1200 – Episode 1202 – “Quilting Around the House” – Air Freshener Cozy Project
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1200 – Episode 1203 – “Daily Quilt Routine” – Weekly Quilt Showcase
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1200 – Episode 1204 – “It’s All in the Technique” – Heirloom Smocking Demonstration
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1300 – Episode 1302 – “Approaches to Quilting” – eTextiles demo
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1300 – Episode 1305 – “Contemporary Approaches to Traditional Techniques” – Heirloom Circle Sewing Demonstration
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1300 – Episode 1311 – “Art Quilt Explorations” – Dyeing Vintage Linens with Paint
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1300 – Episode 1313 – “Mixed Bag” – Thermochromic Paint Demonstration
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1400 – Episode 1407 – “Everything Old is New Again” – Sharpie Tie Dyeing
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1400 – Episode 1411 – “Dye and Marble” – Shaving Cream Marbling with Inks
Quilting Arts TV – Series 1500 – Episide 1506 – “On the Surface #2″ – Suminagashi Marbling
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1000- Episode 1004 – “Sewing with Unusual Fabrics”
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1000 – Episode 1006 – “Light up your Cosplay”
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1100 – Episode 1102 – “Stylish Accessories – Espadrilles”
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1100 – Episode 1103 – “Smocked Pillow”
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1100 – Episode 1109 – “Jeans fitting Tips”
It’s Sew Easy – Series 1100 – Episode 1112 – “Steampunk Accessories”

Press
Quilting Arts – Issue #51 – Jun /Jul 2011 – pg 2
Generation Q Magazine – Illuminate your Quilting
The Guardian UK – Cross switch: Stitching gets technical
Mr XStitch – Beefranck’s Emporium – Cheryl Sleboda
Craftzine.com – Best of 2011 – Quilting
Grand Junction, CO Daily Sentinel – Nov 21, 2011 – Diodes, conductive thread illuminate textiles
Newport, RI Mercury Magazine -May 9, 2012- Technical meets spectacle
Generation Q Magazine – A Little Twerk Here, A Little Twerk There
Modern Quilts Unlimited Fall 2013 – Guild Talk, pg 97 – co-founder of Naperville Modern Quilt Guild
Quilting Arts – Issue #65 – Oct/Nov 2013 – Dinner @ 8 Artists Gallery – Geschwindigkeit
Generation Q Magazine – July/Aug 2014 – “Quarters: A Quilter’s Creepy Haven” – pg 38-44
Generation Q Magazine – Sept/Oct 2014 – “Chat: Tee Time” – pg 7
Joliet Herald Newspaper – Joliet IL – Dec 16, 2014 – “New DVD from Plainfield fiber artist adds new dimension to handmade quilts”
Mood Fabrics Blog – Heirloom Smocking – May 2016
Quilting Arts – Issue #84 – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 – Dinner @ 8 Artists Gallery – Krackle Eins

Current Exhibitions
Click here for my current calendar of shows and events.

Past Exhibitions
Nov 1-6, 2016 – “Patterns” – International Quilt Festival – Houston, TX
Oct 12 – Nov 5, 2016 – “Elements of Innovation” – Naperville Art League, Naperville IL
May 14- July 9 2016- “Return of Stitch Wars”- Bear and Bird Gallery+Boutique – Lauderhill, FL
Mar 26 -28, 2015 – “The Midwest” by the Professional Art Quilt Associates – International Quilt Festival -Chicago IL
Mar 26 -28, 2015 – “Modern Quilt Exhibit” – Chicago Area Modern Quilt Guilds – International Quilt Festival – Chicago IL
Jan 22-25, 2015 – Quilt Showcase – Road To California Conference and Showcase – Ontario, CA
Oct 30 – Nov 2, 2014 – World of Beauty- International Quilt Festival – Houston, TX
March 27- 30, 2014 – QuiltFest Destination: Savannah – Savannah, GA – “Judge’s Choice” Ribbon
January 2014 – Arts & Old Lace Exhibit- Road to California – Ontario, CA
Oct 31 – Nov 3, 2013 – An Exquisite Moment Exhibit – International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
Oct 16 – 26, 2013 – For the Love of Fiber – Naperville Art League, Naperville, IL
Oct 2-4, 2013 – American Quilter’s Society Show – Des Moines, IA
August 2-4, 3013 – An Exquisite Moment Exhibit – International Quilt Festival, Long Beach, CA
Jul 11-26 2013- Arts & Old Lace Exhibit- The Morin Gallery at The Arts Center In Orange- Orange, VA
June 27-29, 2013 – PowerSuit Exhibit – NQA 44th Annual Quilt Show- Columbus, OH
June 20-23, 2013 – Naperville Modern Quilt Guild Log Cabin Exhibit – International Quilt Festival – Chicago, Rosemont, IL
May 10-11, 2013 – Naperville Quilts! 2013 Quilt Show – Naperville, IL
March 13-16 2013 – Arts & Old Lace Exhibit – Lancaster Spring Quilt Show – Lancaster, PA
March 1-31, 2013 – PowerSuit Exhibit-  Del Ray Artisans’ Gallery – Alexandria, VA
January 24-27, 2013 – Power Suit Quilts – Road to California – Ontario CA
Sep 7- Oct 27, 2012 – PowerSuit Exhibit – School 33 Art Center – Baltimore, MD
Aug 1-4, 2012 – PowerSuit  Exhibit- Upper Midwest/Machine Quilting Today Show- Oconomowoc, WI
July 27-29, 2012 – Tactile Architecture – International Quilt Festival – Long Beach, CA
May 5 – Jun 3, 2012 – TechnoCraft: Where High Tech Meets Hand Made – Jamestown Art Center – Jamestown, RI
April 13-15 , 2012 – Tactile Architecture – International Quilt Festival – Cincinnati, OH
March 14-17, 2012 – PowerSuit Exhibit – Lancaster Spring Quilt Show – Lancaster, PA
Nov. 1, 2011- Jan. 23, 2012 – Stitched Together, Art and Science – Fermilab – Batavia, IL
November 2011 – Tactile Architecture – International Quilt Festival – Houston, TX
Oct. 22 – Nov. 23, 2011 – PowerSuit Exhibit – Artistic Artifacts – Alexandria, VA
October 2011 – Fiber Divas Gallery Show – Naperville Art League – Naperville, IL
October 2010 – Fiber Divas Gallery Show – Naperville Art League – Naperville, IL
July 2010- AQS Quilt Show & Contest- Knoxville, TN
September 2009- Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XVI- Philadelphia, PA -”Best Amateur Quilt-Innovative Category”
May 2009- Naperville Art League- Naperville, IL
January 2009- Cyber Fyber Exibition – Gallery 80808 / Vista Studios – Columbia, SC
2008 Naperville Art League – “Close Up” Exhibition- Naperville, IL
2007 Quilt Expo 2007 Pikesville, MD
2006 International Quilt Festival, Quilting Arts LLC Booth Chicago, IL
2006 House of Cards II Columbus, OH
2005 Quilt Expo 2005 Baltimore, MD
2005 International Quilt Festival, Quilting Arts LLC Booth Chicago, IL
2003 Quilt Expo 2003 Balitmore, MD
2001 Timeless Treasures Baltimore, MD
1999 Patches and Posies Baltimore, MD