"Little 1" pieces of fabric that you embellish. My cousin sent me a box of ties and handkerchiefs and I've been trying to think of something different to do with them. Saw the book sitting on my shelf and got it down. …"
"I am not a panel person and yet, I bought a second one when I went to a quilt show. Then, this weekend, I stopped at my favorite quilt shop driving across the state (MI). Ended up buying 3 yds. So, I'm declaring 4 yds in, 0…"
"Two people in my quilt group decided they needed fabric for the projects they were working on so off to the quilt shop we all went yesterday just ahead of the snowstorm we got last night. Bought a panel which I never buy but loved the colors…"
"I didn't meet my goal of last year but I am in again. 25 yards I hope to bust. Unfortunately our local quilt shop is going out of business and I will have to check that out Thursday. Thanks for doing this again, Beth. I did make two…"
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.