You can bet that Mary is a whizz with a needle and thread. Here are a few quotes you might find stashed away in Mary's chamber.
When life gives you scraps, make quilts.
Being creative is not a hobby. It is a way of life.
Why buy something when you can make it?
Never underestimate the power of a woman and a sewing machine.
A beautiful thing is never perfect.
Creative clutter is better than idle neatness.
Sew the seeds of love.
Make do and mend.
Friends are like fabric. You can never have enough.
You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Keep calm and quilt like mad.
I only quilt on days that end in "Y".
Cut with hope. Stitch with grace. Quilt with dreams. Bind with laughter. Share with love.
To quilt or not to quilt....what a silly question.