Heather Cromwell

Heather Cromwell

Heather Cromwell Heather Cromwell grew up watching her mother and grandmother make quilts in the family kitchen that were used by family members as blankets or given away to others as presents. She is also an amateur painter and photographer. QUILTMAKER BORN 1953, NEW...
Marlene Dorrington

Marlene Dorrington

Marlene Dorrington Marlene Dorrington began quiltmaking after her retirement from the Michelin Tire plant in Stellarton in 1993.  Like her daughter Myla Borden (also in this exhibition), she was taught the basics of quiltmaking by Frances Dorrington (her sister)....
Connie Glasgow-White

Connie Glasgow-White

Connie Glasgow-White Beginning in 2003, Connie Glasgow-White began taking classes in various quiltmaking techniques from Atlantic Fabrics- a fabric store in Dartmouth, NS. She then made patterns and applique quilts that she gave away as gifts.  In 2009, she made the...
Myla Borden

Myla Borden

Myla Borden Myla Borden turned to quiltmaking when she was unable to find employment after earning her teaching degree from Nova Scotia Teachers College and her Aunt Frances Dorrington, a long time quiltmaker, encouraged her to take up quiltmaking as hobby. QUILTMAKER...
Frances Dorrington

Frances Dorrington

Frances Dorrington Frances Dorrington is a long-time quiltmaker who taught several of her family members the art of quiltmaking (niece Myla Borden, sister Marlene Dorrington). She enjoys making traditional quilt patterns but has also tried her hands at making picture...