I am a mother and grandmother, retired clinical research nutritionist, and passionate quilter. My goal with this blog is to share what I know about quilting with others with the hope that it will give them as much joy as it has given me.
I live in Carrboro, NC and am now retired from a career in clinical nutrition research at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. This training in research has had a strong influence on my quilting career. In research, there is aways a new quest, a new problem to be solved, and innovative methods to be developed. In addition, there are young people who are coming into the field and are to be mentored. And that is also true of quilting.
Although I have been sewing since I was a child, my quilting career started in my late twenties and early thirties when I made quilts for my children. And when I decided to retire to spend more time doing things I enjoy at home, I felt completely comfortable in the quilting world. Rather than writing grants and teaching classes, I started blogging in January of 2008 as a way to share my experiences and discoveries in quilting. In addition to quilting, I enjoy spending time with my daughters and their families which include ten grandchildren.
Please feel free to email me about quilting at my gmail account with the username “busbyquilts”.