If you ever get the opportunity to listen to Nancy share her expertise, grab the opportunituy. Nancy knows it all - about batting, needles, thread! Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Nancy has been sewing since she was a child.Her love of sewing lead her to a career in apparel manufacturing.In 2001, after more than 30 years in the industrial sewing industry, Nancy left her corporate job to follow her love of quilting She set up her longarm machine and started Nine Patch Quilting in the loft over her living room. Now, as an award winning quilter and author, Nancy travels the country teaching and sharing her love of quilting. Look for her books: Needles, Threads and Bobbins, Oh My!; Flat or Fluffy? A Beginners Guide to Battings, and The Quilter's Guide to UFO's (Un Finished Objects).