Tuesday, August 7, 2012

We meet Helen Labuschagne from Bultfontein

Helen, originally from Port Elizabeth married a farmer from Bultfontein and was introduced to quilting 6 years ago and admits she now is a total quilt addict.  She says she cannot imagine a day without creating something.  She is otherwise kept busy with everything required from her as a farmer's wife, mother of 2 young boys and very social and outgoing person.  Helen is a member of the group 'Lappoppe'.


Are you a morning or evening person?
A bit of both but there is nothing nicer than to stay in bed a little later with the kids occasionally.

Which do you prefer - sweet or salty snacks?
Also a bit of both but you will be able to bride me with a salty crack and cheese but thereafter a block of chocolate will be just as nice.

Do you collect anything and what?
No

If you could be any animal, what would you be?
A chimpanzee - nothing gives hugs like those long arms.

What is your favorite color?
Green

Do you believe in ghosts?
Yes

Do you have any other hobbies apart from quilting?
Yes, I always want to make something with my hands.

Have you ever been addicted to a computer/video game and which one?
No

Name ONE bad habit you have and are aware of.
For the last 5 years I really want to lose weight but just don't succeed

What do you regard as your best personality train?
Being friendly

Are you mostly a messy or clean person?
Clean

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A very exotic island

What is your favorite drink?
JC le Roux white sparkling wine

What is your favorite gift to receive?
From my kids:  their own art
From my husband:  jewelry
From friends:  anything

Which type of gift do you like the least?
Perfume that doesn't smell nice

If you could change your name, what would it be?
I am crazy about my name.

Name one thing not many people know about you.
I bathe by candle light every evening

Always good to be able to put a face to a name and now we know a little more about Helen.

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