Carol began sewing clothing but began quilting with a flip and sewing log cabin. She was a 4H sewing leader for 10 years. As her two children left home she found more time to quilt. First simple pieced quilts, stack-n-wack and then lots of applique. Since Carol is a mathematics major with Geometry, Algebra II and Statistics her teaching area, the symmetry patterns in Judy’s quilts were a major attraction. In 1997 she bought her first pattern Judy pattern – The Wedding Star. Two queen size quilts later she was hooked. These wedding gifts are still her children’s favorite quilts.
In 2016 she retired from school teaching and running a national teacher training program in Park City Utah. (Park City Mathematics Institute) She decided to attend a Judy retreat in Montana as a way to not be worried about the kids going back to school. The staff at PCMI helped with her shopping in Montana with a Quiltworx gift certificate. They appreciated the fact that they had all gotten quilts when they join the staff over the 18 years.
Over the years Carol taught quilting at a local shop and at the guild meetings. With retirement Carol is now sewing and teaching paper piecing with Judy’s techniques. The beautiful award winning quilts are so much fun to make.