Ellen has spent most of her life teaching, writing or working with fabric, and now she’s come to a point where all occupations blend. She began quilting in response to a gift from a neighbor who saved a quilt top from one of her mother’s cleaning fits, and gave it to her, quilted, once she was grown. She has been quilting ever since. She currently teaches for quilt guilds and conferences a series of fiber art courses covering all kinds of machine embroidery techniques for quilters.
Her quilt, Dancing in the Light was acquired in June 2010 by the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY.
Her book, Thread Magic Garden, is now available from C&T Publishers. Her first book, Thread Magic- The Enchanted World of Ellen Anne Eddy, has proved to be a classic text on free motion and fiber art. Recently Ellen has started her own publication company, Thread Magic Studio Press, and has published small classroom books for herself and other teachers.
She has written for numerous fiber arts publications, including Quilting Arts, American Quilter, and Quilter’s Newsletter, Threads and Fiber Arts.
She also consults with stores/artists / and other quilting professionals on how to use social media as free/low cost advertisement. and community building.