I'm from small town Michigan, love my state and my quiet little town. Last August a new quilt store opened five blocks from my house. I had been quilting away in my basement studio with my new Handi Quilter with out anyone really even knowing I was here. Them one day the rumor of the quilt store started and I waited and one day the "Help Wanted" sign was posted and I walked in to meet the owner and spent an hour talking with her about quilting and fabric and yes I got the job. Since then I have quilted over 100 quilts for the store and for customers. It's a dream come true. I get to see all the new fabrics and talk quilting all day at work and then come home and long arm quilt!