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Betty Alofs is a quilt maker, teacher and pattern designer from San Diego, CA. She has been quilting since 1989. In 2000, she established her own company, Betty A's Designs, to market her original pictorial appliqué patterns for City Quilts. In 2002, she was nominated for The Professional Quilter's Teacher of the Year. She has been the Featured Artist at the Annual Tucson Quilt Show in Arizona and has filmed a segment for the PBS Show America Quilts Creatively with Sue Hausmann and Karen Good. She has been teaching at Quilt U since 2005.
Quilt Your Favorite Photos: Shoot It, Sketch It, Stitch It, Betty's book on home portraits, was released in 2006. Her quilts have appeared in Lone Star Quilts and Beyond and Hunter Star Quilts and Beyond, both by Jan Krentz. Her Lone Star Quilt, Undersea Reef, appeared in the Shoreline Quilts, and was juried into both AQS Show in Paducah and the Quilt & Sewing Fest special exhibit, Down by the Sea, at Myrtle Beach, SC. In 2003, her "Washington DC" City Quilt was juried into the AQS Quilt Show in Paducah. Her City Quilts have appeared in Sampler Quilts magazine and her company was featured in Quilting Professional magazine.
You can visit her Web site at www.bettyalofs.com and see her City Quilts as well as her patterns.