Andrea first came across patchwork and quilting in1989/1990. She is completely self-taught based on books she could get her hands on.
Starting in 1996, Andrea has specialized in handquilting wholecloth quilts. Her inspiration comes from traditional quilts and patterns from Norhtern England and Wales. Since 2010, Andrea has been creating her own designs. Her original designs have been awarded with numeous prizes from renowned international quilt shows.
Up until 2012, Andrea has taught handquilting classes.