Lee Pattinson, Victoria/New South Wales was a nurse drawn to a career in crafts who worked full-time at both, nursing at night while running a craft and doll shop and her own craft magazine. She was also a script writer for a television series and wrote Harlequin romance novels. Lee travelled extensively and spent 10 years living in the USA. Her special handcraft interest was quilting.
An article written by Lee about rug hooking in Australia was published in Rug Hooking Magazine in 1990 and can be seen under [Magazines] in this History Section.