"I've been having fun with selvedges. My friends collect them for me plus I have plenty of my own. I tried my hand at knitting them using a dishcloth pattern with size 13 needles. My daughter-in-law suggested I make a bag with…"
"Last week I visited a friend near Lake Michigan. She is not a quilter but was kind enough to take me to two quilt shops that she had found. I ended up buying 2 yards. So, that's in, minus 1/4 yd out.
Went to the AQS…"
"Quilt Day at a friends house was yesterday. One gal in the group decided she needed fabric for a project so, of course, we all had to go to the quilt shop. This was one I had never been in. In 1 2/3 yds, 1/2 yd out. "
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.