5-22-23 – Mary Bruening – Wall Lake, Iowa

Name: Mary Bruening 

Where are you from and where do you live now?: I am from Wall Lake, Iowa-a small town in northwest Iowa. 

What is your favorite project you’ve ever made and why?: 4 quilts I made for each of my kids. The squares were painted by my mom which I found in her house after she passed away.

 What color seems to always make its way into your quilts?: Browns-gold and turquoise

Do you do other types of sewing besides quilting? : I am making doll clothes for American girl dolls. 

Do you have other creative hobbies?: No What’s your oldest UFO? Any tips on how you keep them from piling up?: A table runner which I came across awhile back. 

Tell us about your family! : We have 3 boys and 1 girl. 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. 

What’s your favorite food? : Ribeye 

What’s your favorite TV Show or Movie?: Hannity

Do you have a favorite collection from The Art of Home Club?: No