I'm a retired ex teacher and librarian and very enthusiastic quilter. I used to regard myself as a quilting librarian, a repository of information leaning towards the traditional side but now my energies are concentrated on using up my stash and completing projects. My skills are average but I continue to learn and improve and I'm quite prolific. I belong to various groups from the national Quilters Guild, to the 300 strong Oast Quilters based in East Kent, Quay Quilters in Faversham who hold a biannual show and the Bonny Quilters foursome who are former machine knitters. I also belong to an informal house group called Usual Suspects. We like to eat lunch and chat and travel together and go on retreats. I've attended all the Festivals of Quilts at the NEC and try to attend another national show as well, Sandown or Malvern and The Quilters Guild AGM and Region Two show at Lullingstone. I've also been to Paducah, Sisters and Quiltcon twice and Houston several times. In recent years I've attended three QuiltCons. I enjoy quilting retreats with friends and also spending time each day in my sewing room at home.