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 I was interviewed for the "Save Our Stories" Project by the Quilt Alliance. You can read my Healing Quilts in Medicine interview by clicking here.

Publications and Awards:

Inspired by the National Parks, Schiffer Books, Ltd.; Author, in progress for Spring 2016 publication. A portion of the author's earnings will be donated to the National Park Service.

Inspired by the Beatles, Quilting Quarterly Magazine; Author of article for Winter 2014 publication

Inspired by the Beatles: An Art Quilt Challenge, Shiffer Books, Ltd.; Author, Sept. 2014

Cell: Stem Cell Journal; Cover Art May 2013

Quilt Patch Spring Challenge , "Our Lady of the Salad Bar" Staff Choice Award, 2010

Cloth, Paper, Scissors Magazine, "Color Veal", May/June 2009

Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, June 2008

Fiber Art Postcard Idea Deck, Robang Publishing, Fall 2007


Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Network Radio Show
Dewberry Life With Cancer Center
Whisper Challenges
Let's Vogue Challenges
Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative
Auburn University Medical Center
Project Linus
Quilts of Valor
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and Brehm Center
Marimekko 12 x 12 Challenge
Washington, DC 17 x 22 Challenge
The Quilt Alliance Save Our Stories
Habitat for Humanity House Quilts
Quiltart Fractured Flower Challenge
Virginia Tech Memorial Quilt
Quiltart Quilt Swap Challenge
Fiber Artist Trading Card Challenge
Healing Quilts in Medicine


Houston International Quilt Festival; Eye of the Quilter
National Institute of Health; Bethesda, MD Bioartography Exhibit
Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center; Blacksburg, VA
Blue Ridge Quilt Festival; Blacksburg, VA
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival; Hampton, VA
Quilters Unlimited Show; Chantilly, VA
Fairfax City Regional Library; Fairfax, VA
Potomac Community Library; Woodbridge, VA
World Quilt Show; West Palm Beach, FL
Original Sewing and Quilt Expo; Chantilly, VA
World Quilt Show; Manchester, VT
Sacred Threads; Columbus, OH
New Jersey Quilt Festival
Northern Virginia Community College; Annandale, VA
Chicago International Quilt Festival
Oakton Library; Oakton, VA
International Quilt Festival; Long Beach, CA
The Philip Ratner Museum; Bethesda, MD
Houston International Quilt Festival
Torpedo Factory; Alexandria, VA
Fairfax Station Railroad Museum; Fairfax Station, VA
The Quilt Patch; Fairfax, VA

Outside Interests:

Church of the Nativity, Burke VA
Family and Home Network moderator of on-line discussion group supporting at-home mothers
GMU alum (MA in writing 1980, BA in English 1978)
Columbia Law School and Georgetown U. spouse
College of William & Mary; Wash. U. of St. Louis Graduate School of Behavior, Brain & Cognition; and George Mason University parent


Favorite places:  Cape Breton Island; Rialto Beach on the Olympic Coast of Washington; Kona, Hawaii

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