Pieces Of Lives

Quilts are ‘scrappy,’ and so is quilter

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Quilter Jan Murray Brown shows off one of her scrap baskets, a resource for finding the perfect piece of fabric for a design.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Quilter Jan Murray Brown shows off one of her scrap baskets, a resource for finding the perfect piece of fabric for a design.

Each morning, I jump out of bed and say to myself, 'What shall I make today?'" Jan Murray Brown says, grinning from ear to ear. "And then I'm out my door and walking through downtown Springdale, on the Razorback Greenway, past the Shiloh Museum and along Spring Creek, seeing the light, hearing the sound as I go.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Jan Murray Brown shows off a small quilt. She prefers to make smaller pieces that can be used in a variety of ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Jan Murray Brown shows off a new quilt she calls “Center of the Universe,” based on the “Trip Around the World...

FAQ

Ozark Quilt Fair

WHEN — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE — Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale

COST — Admission is free

INFO — 750-8165

BONUS — Cash prize Viewer’s Choice awards will be given for first ($50), second ($35), and third ($15) place winners in both new and antique quilt categories. Other activities during the fair include musical entertainment by Greenland Station and a special exhibit of small quilts by the Dogwood Quilters Guild.

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