Lynn Woll is a woman who does what she says she’s gonna’ do. I meet Lynn at The 70273 Project Special Exhibit at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas last month. She asks if she can interview me for Create Whimsy, her beautiful blog, and she does. She tells me she is going to make quilts with her sister and friends at Marbridge, and she does.
On December 2, 2017, Lynn takes fabric and other supplies to Marbridge where 12 people make 12 Middlings.
Writes Lynn after the quilt-making afternoon:
“I had 12 residents participate and made 12 Middlings. We had so much fun today, and I love sharing your story with the residents of Marbridge. I explained about WWII and the Nazis and how they didn’t like people who were different from them and that 70273 people who doctors said were different were murdered, and we were honoring those people. The resident got it – a few even said, ‘People like me?'”
Thank you Lynn, Janet, and friends at Marbridge. I can’t wait to hear more stories and see your finished quilts.
Thanks, Jeanne, for sharing my story! I’ll be sharing the finished quilts on Create Whimsy — hopefully early 2018. Twelve quilts to finish is a pretty big project! So happy to help this awesome project!