Who is Annie Smith?
I’m more than just a pretty face.
I am a Quilter
I’ve been sewing since I was 8 years old and quilting since 1980. I design quilts and have my own Pattern Publishing company. I won Best of Show at the California State Fair for Crazy Quilting.
I am a Maker and I make my own clothes (among other things).
I am a national and international Quilting Instructor – too
Guilds, Quilt Shops, Quilt show venues and Online. I teach at places like Smoky Mountain Quiltfest, International Quilt Market, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Utah Quilt Guild’s Quiltfest. I am a Virtual Quilt Instructor and offer Virtual Lectures and Workshops for individuals, Quilt Guilds and Groups, and Quilt Shops.
I am a Podcasting Quilter. I created the first podcast for Quilters in 2005 – Quilting Stash. I’ve done more than a few podcasts. And, I’m still going.
I am a BERNINA Artisan Ambassador.
I am an Aurifil Aurifilosopher.
I am the Quilt Police (aka: Quilt Judge).
I am a C&T Author.
I’m an iQuilt instructor an Aurifil Designer and an Annie’s Craft Store Instructor.
I’ve been featured in Quilter’s Home magazine, Quilter’s Newsletter and American Quilter magazines.
I am an Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims’ QuiltShow.com alumni. Episode #209.
I have been an:
Artist in Residence at Empty Spools Seminars in Asilomar, CA. Artist in Residence at Elly Sienkiewicz’s Applique Academy.An Aurifil Designer of the Month.An Instructor at John C. Campbell Folk School.
My expertise is Machine Applique and the Art of Color/Fabric Selection.The West of Baltimore quilt is my best known quilt. It has been around the world, curated for Elly Sienkiewicz’s Baltimore Revival II exhibit at Houston Quilt Festival, and featured in the Keepsake Quilting catalog for 2 1/2 years as a block of the month kit.
I know a thing or two about Quilting.