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educator , professional quiltmaker

Sue Ann Handley, American professional quiltmaker, educator. Recipient 1st place award Inland Empire Quilt Guild, Riverside, California, 1990, Third place award Smoky Mountain Quilt Competition, 1982, Best of Show award Antelope Valley Fair, Lancaster, 1978; California State champion California State Fair Board, Sacramento, 1979. Member American Quilters Society (included in calendar 1994).

Background

Handley, Sue Ann was born on February 22, 1955 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Max Gail and Virginia Ellen (Paul) Handley.

Education

Student, Antelope Valley Junior College, Lancaster, California, 1983-1985.

Career

Teacher quilting, Senior Citizen Center, Lancaster, 1984-1985;teacher quilting, House of Fabrics, Palmdale, California, 1984-1988;lecturer quilting, Palmdale School District, 1984-1988;volunteer, St. Andrew's Priory, Valyermo, California, since 1983. Quiltmaker Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Hollywood, California, 1990. Banner maker Southern California Renewal Communities, Anaheim, 1986.

Lecturer First Presbyterian Church, Palmdale, 1991, Palmdale Elks Lodge, 1991, othrs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Completed more than 700 quilts. Contributor to Quilter's Newsletter. Exhibited in Museum American Quilters Society, 1992.

Membership

Member American Quilters Society (included in calendar 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, costumes, raquetball, crafts, NFL football.

Connections

Married Gregory Alan Poteat, June 28, 1975 (divorced 1992). Children: Brian, Zachary.

father:
Max Gail Handley

mother:
Virginia Ellen (Paul) Handley

spouse:
Gregory Alan Poteat

children:
Brian Handley

Zachary Handley