Lynda Boyle – Lancashire, England


Our Club Member of the Week this week is- Lynda Boyle ! Everyone say hi to Lynda ! I hope you will enjoy getting to know her a little better!

Your Name: Lynda Boyle

At what age did you start sewing/quilting?  Sewing – 7/8 years. Quilting 65/66 years

What is your most favorite project you ever made and why?   A Logcabin quilt, I made it by myself after learning the technique in a patchwork and quilting class

Who or what inspired you to become a quilter?  A cushion cover made at a taster day

What color do you have a hard time using in your quilts and why?  Browns, it not a favorite color of mine

What color seems to always make its way into your quilts?  Purple seems to find its way into a lot of them

Do you do other types of sewing besides quilting? (clothing, home décor, etc.). Cushion covers, doorstops/cuddly toys, a little dressmaking

Do you have other creative hobbies? (cooking, knitting, painting, gardening….). Reading, baking, knitting, gardening

If you won a shopping spree to a quilt store, what is the first thing you would splurge on?  Fabric 

Favorite sewing gadget?  Duel Feed foot

What’s your oldest UFO?  A knitted cushion cover

What type of quilt or block is on your “bucket list” and why?  Free motion quilting, it looks so amazing

Tell us about your family (children, grandchildren, fur babies, etc.). Married for 47 years, 2 grown up sons, no grandchildren 

Where do you live, and what is your favorite thing about where you live?  Lancashire in England. We back onto fields and see lots of local wildlife 

Favorite television show?  Vera

Are you a rightie or leftie?  Rightie

Anything else you’d like to share:  Since retirement, Patchwork and Quilting has been a life saver especially using inspirational pattern such as the Silver Linings quilt.