Who or what inspired you to start quilting?
The birth of my son, I wanted to make something for him he could have forever.
The first quilt I ever made was the Bizzy Kid, cluckclucksew pattern. My favorite part is I embroidered the backing. It says, To: Eli, My first quilt, Love, Mom
What is your favorite quilt you’ve ever made?
Oh that’s so hard?! Can quilters pick a favorite?!
The Brother PQ1500S, just a straight stitch!, and a small cheap brother from target for button holes... and most recently a hand-me-down singer serger from my aunt.
What is your favorite sewing tool or notion?
Who is your favorite fabric designer?
I love solids! And prefer Michael Miller’s cotton couture.
What are your favorite colors to use in quilts?
Yellows, peach, orange!
Printmaking, screen printing!
What is your favorite movie?
The Princess Bride
If you could have dinner with one legendary person, living or dead, who would you choose and why?
Bisa Butler, I listened to an interview with @thejealouscurator and fell in love with her even more beyond her artwork!
What is your favorite food?
Coffee or tea?
Sweet or savory?
Which is your favorite season?
Beach in the fall spring, mtns in the summer and winter!
Love doing things for the first time! As I start making quilt clothes.
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