Four Reasons Why The Baby Quilt Lady Makes Unique Baby Quilts
The Baby Quilt Lady says there are four reasons why she makes unique baby quilts.
She Had Good Teachers
“My mom bought me a child’s sewing machine when I was eight and taught me to sew,” she recalls. “My first projects were clothes for my sister’s Barbie doll.”
Her mom’s mom lived just down the street in her Portage, PA hometown, and it was at Grandma’s that she learned how to quilt. “
Both my mom and grandma had a lot of patience teaching me the right way to do things,” she explains, “but my grandpa was not so diplomatic. He once looked at my work and said he could put his big toe through one of my stitches.”
Because her grandparents ran a grocery store, the quilting was done at odd hours. Grandma made her templates from empty cardboard candy boxes” she recalls. “I still have them.”