Marian Vollans
  • Female
  • Estevan, Saskatchewan
  • Canada
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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Quilter, machine embroider, seamstress, creative artist and love to read. Wife, mother and grandmother and love all the jobs that come with those titles. My interests are varied. My happiest times are when I am creating or helping someone else to create something.
How many quilts have you made?
don't know I would have to count and my brain is to tired....
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I create quilts.
How long have you been a quilter?
since 1970
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Still exploring new options.......
Why do you quilt?
The joy of seeing the finished project.

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Gwen is arriving tomorrow

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 2:19am 5 Comments

Well folks, I have gone and done it! I found a APQS longarm 2nd hand, locally and Friday I am going to pick it up. I have named her Gwen after my mother who was a regionally famous artist. My mom also designed and made costumes for her sister's dance studio. I remember sitting in her sewing room as a young girl working on my sewing projects using a treadle machine.

After my mom died my daughter was given some squares that mom had cut out for a guilt, when I was at my daughter's home… Continue

Machine Embroidery Quilting

Posted on March 23, 2011 at 1:16am 0 Comments

I had a lot of fun making "Hop to it" pictures are posted on my profile.  The inspiration for the colours in this quilt came from the sashing fabric.  The fabric is brown with a small soft turquoise geometic in it.  I used the embroidery background to correspond with the sashing fabric.  I then used a brown/black and light brown stripe for the border which I mitered matching the corners 99% perfect.  I then echo quilted around the designs getting progressively looser as I moved around the…


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At 10:08am on July 13, 2011, QuilterBridget said…
Happy birthday, Marian~I hope you have a wonderful day!
At 7:36am on April 12, 2011, Pam Bellis said…
Good morning Marian. I was sitting here wondering how Gwen was. I hope you are having fun with your new longarm machine. Have you quilted anything with it yet?

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