My Life With Bob Hartman…


For almost 40 years, Bob was part of my life. When we married we had both been married before and each of us had two children, he had two boys and I had two girls… the kids were young. I think we both knew there would be challenges to blend the families but we forged ahead. My daughters were with us full time and Bob’s boys came on the weekends, summer vacations and time on other holidays... Read more




About the loss of Beverly…


It is hard to say how important my quilt making life was to me during the illness and death of my sister.  I would come home from her house and just lose myself in my studio. During those months I was mostly working on two quilts that were both completed a short time before she died... Read more


Beverly Oliver Forshey
1951 - 1999



A highlight over the years has been my Presidency with the Quilter’s Guild of Dallas. My one- year term ended at the end of August of 2006. The experience of heading up such an important organization was one filled with more rewards than I could ever express. The responsibility was pretty scary but the pleasure of being selected for the job and the rewards and friendship far exceeded any amount of time and energy that I spent... Read more




EXTENded Family…


30 years ago when Bob and I married, I soon discovered the amazing extended Hartman family. Of course the two step sons, Chris and Greg were expected and we had already developed a relationship. Bob also has a younger brother, Hob, his wife Cathy and their daughter Leslie, in addition to his stepsister, Mary, her husband Ron and their kids, Robbie and Lisa... Read more






Extended Family

Quilt Guild Dallas President's Quilt

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My Life with Bob Hartman

My sister Beverly