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Lea McComas
Lea began sewing at age six and quilting at 16. She earned an MA in education and has taught for almost 40 years, including nine years overseas. More than a teacher, Lea is a lifelong learner. While overseas, she studied carpet weaving in Turkey, and fabric dying in Japan. In 2007, she discovered a passion for portrait quilting. Since then, Lea's award-winning quilts have been exhibited around the world, and featured in numerous publications. She shares her knowledge and techniques in lectures, workshops, online courses, magazine articles, and her book, "Thread-Painted Portraits."

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