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Geraldine Bauer

Owner, Quiltmaker

  DeLand, Florida, United States    

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When was the quiltmaker born?

10/14/1956

Ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Sicilian-Slovenian-American

Educational background:

Bachelor's degree

Religious affiliation:

Roman Catholic

Occupation (if retired, former occupation):

Writer/author; retired jounalist, retired university communications staffer

Where was the quiltmaker born?

New York City, New York (NY), United States

Where did the quiltmaker grow up?

Urban

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Geraldine Bauer, Gerri Giovanelli Bauer, Geraldine Giovanelli Bauer

Spouse's/Spouses' name(s):

Peter Bauer

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Self-taught

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 50 or over

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt:

Pleasure, Therapy

Other reasons the quiltmaker makes/made quilts.

Quiltmaker learned to sew as a child and made garments and home decor for years before attempting quiltmaking. Started as self-taught with a kit; since then have taken classes, read books, and watched many YouTube videos

Name of quilting group(s):

Project Linus, Volusia County (Florida) chapter. Quiltmaker makes and donates quilts that are given to children who are in hospitals or who have special needs.

Estimate the number of quilts made by this maker:

5-20 quilts

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Does/did the quiltmaker teach quilting?

no

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