We absolutely love our community members, but because we don’t live close by – it’s a little trickier to get to know them. With this member spotlight, we will sit down for a virtual chat with one of our community members and get to know them a little better.
Let’s get to know Carol Downey!
Location – where in the world are you?
Coal Valley, Illinois
What is on your bucket list when it comes to sewing / quilting?
Submit a quilt worthy of judging in a competition
What is the sewing /quilting project you are most proud of?
Creating a quilt out of a friend’s vintage Dresden plates (family heirlooms) for her.
Your best advice for quilters just beginning:
Take some classes, join a guild, watch videos to learn some basic techniques.
Where do you sew?
My basement studio — I have everything I need!
What are you currently working on?
Longarming Nebula; Dutch Garden; Night Sky (Jaybird sew-along); crumb quilt blocks…and more!
What do you do when you are not sewing?
Canoeing, kayaking, camping, Health Coach for Optavia, sharing margaritas with friends!
If you would like to be featured, please fill out the form and let us in on who you are, some sewing secrets you have and of course the projects you are most proud of.
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