Judy Bowers was introduced to stitching at 5 years old. She has a reputation for always having some stitchery in her hands. She started quilting in 1982, learning hand quilting techniques. Over the years she has developed machine piecing and machine quilting skills by taking classes at quilt shops, shows and retreats. She learned basic paper piecing skills. including Judy Niemeyer’s techniques. After retiring from her Pediatric Registered Nurse position at Childrens Hospital in Minneapolis, she focused on completing her Quiltworx Certified Instructor credentials. She teaches in Arkansas and is willing to travel to share her knowledge. She splits her time between her retirement home in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and her cabin near the Canadian border at Crane Lake, Minnesota. She teaches beginning and advanced classes and is available for lectures, truck shows and demonstrations.