Los hilos de la vida QSOS


Los hilos de la vida QSOS

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Teresa Alvarez
Teresa Alvarez is a Spanish-speaking quiltmaker living in Boonville, California. She began with crocheting and needlepoint before moving to quiltmaking. Alvarez describes two quilts she's completed, "Tinkerbelle," and "The Fruit Basket," the latter…

Bertha Arizmendi
Bertha Arizmendi is a hispanic quilter from Boonville, California. She began quilting in 2006 with the guild Los Hilos de la Vida. Her favorite part of quilting is designing, and she began quilting for income but became interested in the design…

Deanna Apfel
While Deanna Apfel’s grandmother had been a quilter, she did not form a passion for it until she took a color and composition class in 1995. She is often inspired by her travels, and enjoys the diversity and sense of community quilt groups foster.…

Evangelina Angulo
Evangelina Angulo began quilting in January 2006 in a quilting class she took while furthering her education. Though she still has some of her quilts, Angulo prefers to sell her quilts to people who will appreciate them, and to help put her son…

Lourdes Barragan
Lourdes Barragan is a hispanic quiltmaker. She sells most of her quilts fairly successfully in California. The quilt she describes in this interview is a pictorial quilt depicting a desolate graveyard near the ranch where she was born.
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