Mary is an internationally recognized quiltmaker, fashion designer, instructor, lecturer, and quilt show judge who has authored a cookbook, six quilt books and a DVD, "Mary Stori Teaches You Beading On Fabric". Her newest book is "Embellishing With Felted Wool". Mary was named 2004 Teacher of the Year by the Professional Quilter.
She has written extensively and had work appear in scores of quilt magazines and publications. Her award winning work has been widely exhibited both nationally and internationally. She's appeared on HGTV's "Simply Quilts" and "Sew Perfect" several times. An entire episode of Fon's & Porter's "Love of Quilting" featured her beaded quilts. She designed the Mary Stori Collection for Kona Bay Fabrics, and her own line of stencils for Quilting Creations.
Her work is often humorous, generously embellished, and displays fine hand quilting. She loves the challenge of creating one-of-akind quilts and fashions. Traveling worldwide to present lectures and workshops keeps her motivated!