Question and Answer with Beth Strub FreeQuiltPatterns:
What got you to start quilting?
I found auctions and loved the quilts. But, couldn’t afford them, so off to the library checked out a book and here I’m today, 25 years later.
What is your favorite pattern that you have designed?
Like children you are never to have a favorite, but Book 8 of The Quilt Ladies Book Collection is my favorite book and quilt.
I planned a wedding without anyone else’s opinions, ideas and writing it, I didn’t have a budget. The quilt is over the top wonderful. Mine is like the book, red, white and green, with pieced blocks and appliqué.
What do you enjoy doing when you aren't quilting?
I love cooking, reading and those Grand’s. And, I love to decorate and make something from nothing. Goodwill is my shopping mecca.
What is your favorite quilt related memory?
Long ago we would go to a Great-Aunt’s home in Minnesota, I remember getting to pick the quilt I wanted to sleep under. She would let us change the quilt every night, and before bed, no matter how hot it was out, you had hot chocolate and cinnamon toast, perfect !
Tell us a little about your family?
Husband and I have been married of just over 33 years, met on a blind date and married. We have the honor of 2 wonderful sons, 2 daughter-n-laws and they gave us 4 Grand’s. I have to say those Grand’s are just about perfect. And, they love their quilts and I have already received a new quilt order for Christmas this year from an 8 year old boy.