Maggie (Margaret) Boyd Beaton's Profile
Creating custom made, one-of-a-kind, aprons is my passion. For me, it is like composing music…searching for the perfect blend of notes, tempo and phrasing (fiber content, weight, weave); creating the desired mood and emotion (color density, texture); combining unusual notes to create a wonderful, pleasing flow of sounds (mixing patterns, color hues, design of fabric). Sometimes the notes don’t blend; I have to find a way to meld them into harmonic tones to create a pleasant melody. Sometimes I create a haunting, sadness or a soulful melody; or a cheerful cacophony of wayward sounds. When it all (fibers, weight, colors, textures, theme/design of fabric) combines and becomes one; it is such a happy emotion (one of a kind, unique, handmade creation).
The density, weight and strength of the fibers have their own personalities. When I blend fabrics into an apron from different families (cotton, poly…
- Born on May 17
- Joined February 17, 2009