About the Author
Bobbie Aug became involved with AQS in Paducah, Kentucky, at the 1989 American Quilter's Society Show. She was in the first group tested and certified as quilt appraisers by AQS. Bobbie serves as a member of the AQS Appraiser Certification Program Committee. She learned to sew on treadle sewing machines in Illinois. Bobbie Aug was inspired by the quiet, dignified beauty of nineteenth-century quilts and began making quilts 30 years ago. She became a quilt dealer, quilt collector, quilt shop owner, and quilt show consultant and producer, focusing on anything related to quilts and quiltmaking. Bobbie lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with her husband, Norm. Their family includes son Tony, daughter Carrie, Brittany spaniels Angel and Sandie, and a nasty cat named Phannie.