Sharyn has a BA in Home Economics
from San Diego State University. She has been quilting since 1978 and teaching quilting since 1980. What began quietly in
the adult education system in San Diego, has spread out of home territory, throughout the United States and abroad.
addition to teaching and lecturing, Sharyn is also an author. She has contributed to Quilter's Newsletter, Quilting Today,
and American Quilter magazines. She's probably best known for her encouragement of students to be creative in their own quilts.
With that focus in mind, she contributes to the Design Challenge columns in Traditional Quiltworks magazine. She has authored
a number of books, including The Ultimate Half Log Cabin Book, The Art of Classic Quiltmaking, Setting Solutions, and Great
In 1985 The Professional Quilter Magazine named her the Quilt Teacher of The Year.