Creative & Designer

Ana’s work focuses on Art Quilting, incorporating different elements of surface design: fabric painting, mono-printing, screen printing, hand-dyeing and embroidery techniques. She works mostly with her own artist hand-dyed and designed fabrics.

Workshops & Trunk Shows

Ana has been teaching quilting since 1986. From traditional techniques such as Free-motion quilting and New York Beauties blocks to art techniques: monoprinting, fabric dyeing, Paintstiks on Fabric and many more.

Writer & Author

Ana is a frequent contributor to Quilting Arts Magazine and to A Needle Pulling Thread. Her work has also been publshed in the American Quilter’s Society Magazine, in Modern Patchwork, as well as in 101 Patchwork Projects and Quilts and Quilt Scene. Ana has appeared on Quilting Arts TV on several occasions, and has 2 workshop DVDs with Interweave/F&W.

Publications, TV appearances and DVDs

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Stay on the bus

The key feature in the Helsinki Bus Station Theory is that it urges you to not simply do more work, but to do more re-work.
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Creativity is a process

Talking about creativity, Sir Isaac Newton and an apple that by falling in front of him brought about a flash of creative brilliance that changed …
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Do we take risks?

I was taping a video on perfection early last week, and that got me thinking: about taking risks, being bold and brave. About …
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Two new classes coming up

Two new classes coming up: “Monoprinting: from basics to sophistication” on June 24th and “Merging images in PowerPoint” on June 24th.
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