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Mazomanie Free Library features quilts by Jeri Springstead

 

August 29, 2019

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Jeri Springstead's quilts are on display at the library.

Quilts by Jeri Springstead on Display –"I was lucky enough to be taught at a young age to sew by my patient Grandma Peters and her two sisters, Erma and Alma.  My mother couldn't stand to do any handiwork, so I think they were thrilled to teach my sisters and I how to sew by hand, then to use a treadle machine and finally when we were good enough, they let us use the electric Kenmore. We actually become pretty self-sufficient and made our own clothes, mended jeans, repaired hems, and even made drapes.  All three of us wore our mother's wedding gown- it was significantly altered 3 differ...



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