Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am retired and live in a small village in the country with my dear husband and King Charles Cavalier. I am now enjoying learning quilting and other activities that I didn't have time for when I was working. I love the fabrics and patterns but most of all I love the friends I have made since I took up quilting. So generous, so talented.
I've never tried quilting by hand. I learned by using my machine, but some day I think I should at least try it! It would be nice to be able to sit and watch TV with my husband and have something to do!
Just wanted to pop in to say “hello” and introduce myself. I’m Linda Hubalek, fellow quilter and author from Kansas. Books about pioneer women are my specialty, with a cooking or a quilting theme mixed into each historical fiction series.
My Trail of Thread historical fiction book series, written in the form of letters sent back home, describes my ancestors’ wagon trail journey and homesteading in Kansas. Each book mentions twelve old-time quilt patterns, and I put drawings of them in the back of the books.
So if you like to read—besides quilting—please enjoy my blog and book excerpts on my website. Besides printed as paperbacks, my ten books are also available for your Kindle or Nook.
I have about a dozen quilts made by my great grandmother, (that we used all the time when I was a kid) so I’m into antique quilts and patterns. What kind of quilts and patterns do you like to work with?