When I was
19 (way long time ago), I was going to cosmetology
college and met a classmate whose grandmother made
quilts. When I saw one of her quilts, I asked her to
make me one. Soon after I received the quilt, I read the
saying, "When you sleep under a quilt, you sleep under a
blanket of love."
That was all it took, I *knew* I had to learn how to
You see, I was orphaned when I was 11 and lived in 5
different foster homes (my four siblings and I were sent
to live in different places), never really feeling at
home or loved in any of them - I was alone and lonely,
no matter where I lived. I knew that if I could make a
quilt that would give someone a feeling of home and
love, that's what I needed to do! I have been quilting
ever since and have gleefully made 'home and love
quilts' for other kids, some of whom needed the little
bit of snuggly love that only a quilt can bring - no
matter where they are!
I quilt, I
design quilts, I sleep with quilts and I love quilts.
My family endures my obsession, as only a loving family
I hope you