About Me

Stephanie and Kevin
Our Wedding 2004

Me 2008 with one of my patients at her birthday party

Thanksgiving 2009


My mom taught me everything I needed to get started with sewing when I was a child, but quilting is my true love. I enjoy making wall hanging quilts more than anything else. The few larger quilts I have made are mostly for my kids or myself.  I started sewing in elementary school and my Mom taught me to sew my own clothes. I remember joining a 4H Club and entering a baby quilt in the county's yearly fair. That was when I won my first blue ribbon! Quilting has been a passion of mine ever since. Over the years I have progressed from making block quilts to applique quilts. I will share with you some of my past quilts along with ones I am currently working on. I hope to use my blog to document all the hard work, both the successes and the failures!

About me...I have been married for 6 years to a wonderful man named Kevin while being a mother to three boys (Jimmy 28, Paul 26, and Matthew 22) and a step daughter (Sarah 27). I have been a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital Children's Center for 30 years. I absolutely love my job! I am one the luckiest people to love my job...working with little babies is something I always wanted to do. To be a nurse at Johns Hopkins, one of The Best Hospital in the U.S. for the 20 th year in a row is quite an honor.  This year the NICU ranked #5 (2017).

Top row: Sarah, Jimmy and Matthew
Bottom row: Kevin, me and my mom Suzanne

Jimmy is a gear head and spends a lot of his time
working on cars.  Works in retail as well.

Paul graduated from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art)
Bachelors of Fine Art ~ Film and Photography
He works in LA now in the film and cable industry.

Matthew is a junior in college now

Matthew with my granddaddy Eugene ~  was 92 years old here!

Sarah with Kevin
She is clone of her Daddy!

Sarah graduated from William Peace College, NC
Forensic Anthropology

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