"15 - 20 years ago I took a mystery quilt class at the quilt shop where I worked. I did not like it once we got close to the end and I saw what the final would be. Packed it up and put it away. 2017 is the year I'm trying to…"
"I have plenty of chocolate fabric however, was in the store yesterday and saw some I've never seen before. Needed to buy. Fortunately I only need a sampling. Really need to do something with all that 'chocolate' that I…"
"Am finishing up a quilt top. Needed to add little lines on the borders. Have put that off for months! Today I got them ironed on and am now appliquéing them down. My son ordered me a 2 year subscription to a magazine I…"
Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am a writer, quilter, seamstress, and knitter. I live in the north but am fortunate to have two of my four children living in the south. I must confess though, I love winter. Skiing, skating, sledding, you name it. I hope to do the luge some day in western Michigan.
How many quilts have you made?
have lost count
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Definitely want to make. Am working on three right now.
How long have you been a quilter?
since the late '70's
What is your favorite quilting technique?
machine piecing, particularly scraps
Why do you quilt?
I love taking pieces and making them into a whole. Watching how colors work together (and sometimes not).
Hi Jan, I'm not sure where Fowlerville is. I grew up in Detroit. I have a brother who lives in Holly and a brother and sister in Macomb. Michigan is a beautiful state. I have a cousin in Stevenville and an aunt in Benton Harbor. Maybe we will cross paths some day.