Cathie Schumaker currently lives in Rockville, Maryland. After an extensive career as a pharmacist and regulatory affairs professional, Cathie retired and turned her attention to art. Cathie’s love for family, friends, nature, cycling, gardening, travel, literature, art, science, and history permeates her one-of-a-kind creations: cards, painting, embroidery, paper, and stamp art. Cathie creates temari with intricate and colorful designs.
Temari is an ancient Japanese handcrafted art consisting of thread-wrapped and embroidered spheres given on auspicious occasions to wish happiness, long life and good fortune.