Susan Beal

Susan Beal is a craft writer in Portland, Oregon and the author of seven books, including Modern Log Cabin Quilting, Sewing for all Seasons, Bead Simple, and Button It Up. She’s also the historian for the Portland Modern Quilt Guild, a contributing editor at Stitch magazine, and the mother of two little children, Pearl and Everett. See more of Susan’s work, and her sewing and quilts, on her blog,

Photo by Nancy Flynn