Annie Rooney

Las Cruces, NM

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I am a 75 year old crafty person. I learned to sew on a New Home Treadle machine. I was taught to sew, knit, crochet, paint, tat and other things that were important in the 40's during the war. I was not taught to quilt as my Grandmother lacked that skill except for practical wool quilts for cold winters in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. I did not start quilting until 1983. I read many books on the history of quilting and realized ... Read Full Bio »