Christine, is an engineer who brings that design expertise to the quilting world. In 2008 she teamed with Susan Emory to form Swirly Girls Design, designing quilt patterns, the Michael Miller Clubhouse program, and projects for a variety of quilt publications. Her engineering background then led her to the development of some tools with Creative Grids®. In 2014, Christine sold her interest in Swirly Girls Design. She continues to teach, and design original quilt patterns, most recently under the "Christine Quilts" brand and for Checker Distributor's Cut Loose Press.