Sharon, who lives in Payson, Arizona, has been a rising star in the quilt world ever since she directed her many talents and boundless energy into quiltmaking about ten years ago. Her quilts have won major awards in shows across the country, and she is only person to have won two consecutive best of show awards at the annual AQS show in Paducah. She has published several books, including Piece-by-Piece Appliqué, as well as patterns and DVD tutorials. Her most recent prestigious award was being named a Master Quilter by the National Quilting Association in June 2008. Sharon specializes in developing new, fast, and precise quilting techniques, and she teaches across the country.