Sharon Blackmore is a Professional Long Arm Quilter, Published Author, Designer & Educator. She was born in Toronto, Ontario but resides in Airdrie, Alberta Canada with her husband Jason and their three children. She has been quilting for almost 20 years now, and began longarm quilting on a Gammill in her quilt shop for customers in 2008. Since then, she has been teaching piecing and longarm quilting across North American and on the world wide web. Sharon is a self-taught longarm quilter, drawing inspiration from everything she sees around her, from the fabrics themselves to nature and architecture. She enjoys sharing her passion for quilting with each encounter. Her quilting style ranges from traditional to modern, from simple to complex, creating designs that flow with and compliment each quilt naturally.