Marguerita McManusMarguerita McManus is co-author of the best selling book Crazy Shortcut Quilts (in its 7th printing); Finish (almost) Any Quilt; Quilt As You Go {reimagined}; T-Shirt Quilts, and Sew & Quilt in Comfort. She transitioned from traditional publishing to self publishing and now makes a comfortable living from self publishing – in print and for electronic readers.

Her instructional and promotional videos have garnered over two million views, and over thirteen thousand subscribers on YouTube. She is a YouTube Partner, sharing in the ad revenue generated by her content and making lifelong friends with every view of her videos.

Marguerita travels nationally to teach her quilt-as-you-go techniques in classes, workshops and retreats. She lectures on quilt-as-you go and comfort and ergonomics for sewing and quilting. She speaks professionally at trade shows about the advantages of self-publishing and video marketing. She mentors and video records other crafting professionals.

Her quilting website is her publishing website is