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Mary Bywater Cross
Mary Bywater Cross


Textile: Woolen quilts

As a quilt historian and quilt artist, I draw on traditional techniques, styles, patterns, and fabrics for my one-of-a kind wall and bed quilts. My Monticello, Iowa grandmother introduced me to woolen quilts in 1968 when she presented me with a stack of wool squares and a bag of buttons and requested a quilt. My quilts are created from fabric swatch books, mills I visit, and special artist and client-owned woolens. New this year will be opportunity to commission a personalized quilt from a section of fabrics. These woolen quilts are perfect for the NW environment, light-weight and breathable yet cozy and warm.

Email
mbcquilt@web-ster.com

Website
www.web-ster.com

2014 Lopez Island Studio Tour
Cross Bywater Studio at 11 Shoreland Drive