Gale Mathis' Profile
I have been blessed with many talents and have an incurable hunger to make beautiful things. I equally enjoy painting and working in fine art mediums as well as an array of needle arts.
I am especially infatuated with the stitch. I love Whitework, Redwork, Pulled Thread, Embroidery, Bead work, Hand Quilting and Crochet Lace. Beautifully stitched details on historical garments have always interested me. I am in awe of the talented seamstresses of the fashions of bygone eras, when utmost attention was given to fine details.
My mom taught me sewing basics when I was young and I completed my first dress at age 9. I sewed and smocked clothing for a retail store in the 1980’s as well as for my own children. Quilting by hand is my ultimate relaxation; there is something about the needle rocking in and out of the quilt sandwich that is mesmerizing but I find all…
- Born on May 11
- Joined June 13, 2010