Mary Lou Wiedman

Mary Lou Wiedman

Mary Lou is teaching classes 3011, 4502, 6702 and 8401

Matt: How long have you been quilting? What made you begin quilting?

Mary Lou: My grandmothers taught me 35 years ago.

Matt: Do you have a quilting studio? How big and is there anything unique tht you keep in your studio?

Mary Lou: My daylight basement is my studio. I have too much stuff.

Matt: What do you consider your quilting “specialty” or what makes you unique in the quilting world?

Mary Lou: Stories and “out of the box” techniques – I like teaching at principles to quilters who only know techniques.

Matt: What is your favorite color schemes to work with?

Mary Lou: Cheddar, Black and Red.

Matt: What books or articles have you written?

Mary Lou: “Quilted Memories”, “Whimsies and Whatnots”, “Out of the Box”, “Everyday Angels” and lots of book lets.

Matt: What do you do while you quilt? Do you listen to music?

Mary Lou: I listen to golden oldies, the blues and “Happy” music.

Matt: What is your quilting inspiration?

Mary Lou: Life and memories.

Matt: What is the funniest moment you have had happen while you were teaching?

Mary Lou: A lady choked on a mint and a good looking fireman came and everyone took photos.

Matt: What was the best class you have ever take?

Mary Lou: A class from a nun from Gonzaga about color and design.