Gerda started quilting in 2006/7 because she enjoyed being creative and find it a nice hobby. Today a member of the ‘Sterkwilters’ she also reads and inspects gardener Thabo’s handwork.
In short tell us about your family:
Married to Manie who keeps himself busy with carpentry and we have a married daughter, also living in Bloemfontein.
Are you a morning or night person?
Definitely a morning person
Which do you prefer – sweet or salty snacks?
Sweet as it calms me down
Do you collect anything an what?
Tins and teaspoons
If you could be any animal, what would you be?
Eagle – they seem so free and without worries
What is your favorite color?
Pink and Black
Do you believe in ghosts?
No, not at all
Do you have any other hobbies apart from quilting?
Reading and Gardening
Have you ever been addicted to a computer/video game and which one?
Name ONE bad habit you have and are aware of.
I eat way too much sweets especially chocolates
What do you regard as your best personality trait?
Patience and even more patience
Are you mostly a messy or clean person?
Mostly clean, occasionally somewhat messy but I’ll know where everything is.
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What is your favorite drink?
What is your favorite gift to receive?
A grandchild or anything else
Which types of gift do you like the least?
Dust gathering ornaments
If you could change your name, what would it be?
My own name is good as it means I am a fighter
Name one thing not many people know about you
I am a shy introvert especially in a big crowd or group
And on this shy note I'd like to thank Gerda for this interview.