Susan Rock The author of Teach Yourself Machine Embroidery, Susan Rock began working professionally in fiber art in 1985. During her 6 years of employment as Maderia USA's Technical Sewing Director, she produced all of the product samples. Susan also wrote extensively about the use of fiber, and traveled across the country teaching various fiber techniques.

Susan currently has a 20 piece exhibit at the American Red Cross, and can be still be found teaching machine embroidery at her home studio in Bow.