Hallye Bone began quilting in 1967 and has been teaching students how to applique for more than 30 years. She lectures and teaches workshops across the country about vintage quilts, quilts’ history, and methods of quilt making. Hallye has written for quilting magazines for 15 years. Her designs have appeared in national magazines.
Hallye began repairing quilts in 1978. Since then, she has laundered more than 1,000 quilts by hand and repaired hundreds more. During trips to American and European museums and in classes from textile experts, Hallye learned museum-accepted standards for quilt care. Hallye is an appraiser of quilted textiles, certified by the American Quilter’s Society in Paducah, Kentucky.
She has a series of original redwork and applique patterns. Somehow, she still finds time to make quilts for friends and family.