Linda's classes are fun and empowering! Linda has a way of taking a project that looks complex and breaking it down in such a way that's easy to understand. Linda adds her own sense of style while at the same time making it a WHOLE LOTTA FUN! Her infectious passion for quilting shines through in her classes.
Linda is the author of the AWARD WINNING AQS Best Seller "NEW YORK BEAUTY SIMPLIFIED". "Simplified" was the bronze medal winner in the Independent Publishers Living Now Book Awards.
Linda's new follow up book to "Simplified" is "NEW YORK BEAUTY DIVERSIFIED". Diversified takes the New York Beauty block to a new dimension with easy mix and match blocks.
Linda is a National Quilting Association Certified Teacher and was the 2009 NQA Certified Teacher of the Year. She has been three times nominated (2001, 2004 and 2008) for Professional Quilter Magazine's Teacher of the Year Award.
Linda designs quilt patterns which are marketed under the name FROG HOLLOW DESIGNS. She has also designed patterns which coordinate with fabric lines designed by some of her quilting buddies.
Linda has had her work published in Quilt Magazine, The Quilter Magazine, The Professional Quilter Magazine, Quiltmaker Magazine, Quilt Almanac, Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine, American Quilter Magazine. She currently designs quilt patterns for RJR Fabrics and Clothworks, Inc.
Linda designed the very first on line mystery quilt for the American Quilter's Society called "Block Buffet". She is honored to have one of her designs accepted to be the 2013 on line mystery - Snake in the Grass.
Linda was part of the teaching faculty at the AQS Show (Paducah), AQS Show (Lancaster), AQS Show (Grand Rapids), Maine Quilts, North Carolina Quilt Symposium, Vermont Quilt Festival, Quilt Odyssey (2011 and 2013), NQA Annual Show (2008 and 2010), Quilters Heritage Celebration, Machine Quilter's Expo, and has been on the faculty at the Mid-Appalachian Quilter's Conference for the past 4 years. Linda has taught on three quilting cruises, and was the featured teacher at the Frost Valley Quilting Weekend. She has taught in Bermuda twice, and is the featured teacher for the first annual Quilt Bermuda 2013.
Linda was honored by her fellow New Jersey Quilters in 2009 when she was named the "New Jersey All Star" at the New Jersey Quilt Convention.
In addition to teaching, writing and designing, she is also a long arm quilter.
When not doing something "quilty", she likes to cruise the caribbean, or sit under a palm tree with her Kindle and an umbrella drink. Her favorite authors are Jackie Collins, Tom Clancy and Janet Evanovich.