Meet Mary Lou Bartlett, a long-time crafter who has held several offices in the Erie Guild of Craftsmen. Mary Lou has been crafting for almost 30 years. She started out creating door wreaths and brooms. Later, she started doing ceramics, taking ribbons for several pieces at ceramic competitions.
In 2011, Mary Lou discovered her two true passions – sewing and jewelry making. She started making angel jewelry, as well as sweatshirts, jackets, scarves, and hats. To this day she still loves to create jackets.
Mary Lou has been a member of the Erie Guild of Craftsmen for almost 25 years. She is inspired by her 3 children, 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren, and her water garden with fish and flowers.