Trinity Valley Quilters Guild QSOS


Trinity Valley Quilters Guild QSOS

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Lela Alcorn
Lela Alcorn learned how to quilt at the age of six from her mother, and now is a quilt teacher herself. She belongs to a guild, and is passionate about the love and the sense of family felt among quilters as a society. To Alcorn quilts are the…

Alvena Armstrong
Alvena Armstrong is a quilter from Fort Worth, Texas who began quilting in 1979 when her daughter gained an interest in it. Armstrong is an experienced quilter and a founding member of the Trinity Valley Quilters Guild. Her mother was a utilitarian…

Martha Austin
Martha Austin is a quilter from Fort Worth, Texas. Her desire to quilt simply grew from her enjoyment of quilts themselves. Austin quilts for and works with the Meals on Wheels program at Ridglea Methodist Church's Friendship House.

Kathryn Anderson
Kathryn Anderson is a generational quilt maker, but did not start quilting until after she retired from being a teacher. She creates a booklet for her children of blocks she salvaged from her mother’s and grandmother’s quilts she had used and had…

Liz Barber
Liz Barber began quilting in the mid-1970s after she attended a quilting class. Her grandmother and great aunts quilted, however, her mother did not and as a result began with needlework as opposed to quilting. She was involved in the formation of…

Mimi Ayars
Mimi Ayars has her Ph. D in sociology, and began quilting in 1954 after making a trip to a fabric store. She taught herself how to quilt, and enjoys piecing because she likes challenging herself. For the most part she likes to hang her quilts in her…
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