About Penny Halgren
Penny Halgren began quilting more than 30 years ago and enjoys sharing her knowledge with quilters around the world.
Penny's daughter, Stephanie, is also a quilter, and they enjoy attending quilt shows together where Penny they confer about trends in quilting and tools that might be of interest to our internet quilting community. Stephanie helps educate children through Teach for America -- supporting the pre-kindergarten program.
Penny's son, Bob (she and Stephanie call him Bubba) is an engineer for Dow Chemical in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bubba has had significant input in the design of several of Penny's quilts, and currently helps with website design and product development.
Penny serves on the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Board, the board of management of the East County Family YMCA, and is an active member of the La Mesa Rotary Club.
She also manages quilting websites that provide other quilting-related information:
www.TheQuiltingCoach.com -- a membership site that includes video, audio, and specific quilting instruction
www.Fabric-Postcards.com -- home of Penny's Postcard Posse
www.QuiltBlockLibrary.com -- quilt block patterns in multiple sizes