Director: National Educator Director

Charlene O'Connell

Charlene O’Connell was born and raised in Southern California. Her husband was relocated here in 2007. Being new to the area she decided to take up a hobby, quilting it was. She joined the Rippers group in Mesa. She served several years as Co-president. Her husband was relocated to South Carolina in 2012. There she joined a local guild and became the Program Director. She also bought a longarm machine and has been loving being able to quilt her own quilts. She has entered several quilt shows and has won a few ribbons. In 2014 her husband had the opportunity to relocate back to Arizona and so they landed in Queen Creek, where they live today. She stays busy in several quilting groups and decided to take on the role of National Education Coordinator and Traveling Teacher Coordinator.



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