“Sam had the wisdom and intelligence of an old soul,” his mother, Donna, recounted to me, and his commitment to protecting the environment shaped his life goals. Read more >
Starting today, and in the months to come, I will be sharing what I am calling my Quilt Stories, the ideas, process, and client responses that informed many of my Commemorative Quilt projects. It has been a wonderful way to reconnect with past clients and to inform those who would like to gain a deeper understanding of what I bring to my work. Enjoy!
“Joan was our mother, a strong, hard-working & generous Bermudian lady who loved her family & friends. She enjoyed giving to them and to the entire community her time, talents, and service. She loved to cook and garden and enjoyed 85 years of a full, productive life after leaving school to work at age 12. Joan was an independent woman, strong and determined; yet resilient and open to the demands of societal change. Down-to-earth, devoid of “airs”, she had no fashionista aspirations (I was so proud, growing up, that ours was the only mother to go to work in shorts!). Still, she enjoyed dressing in the unique and attractive manner Bermuda life encourages: pretty Liberty prints, bright plaids, island motifs, and of course, her coral-orange Pink Lady uniform!” Read more >