Debra Hale was born deaf and learned to read lips and speak on her own. She gets up at 1:30-2 a.m. every day and does her quilting, leaving for work at 3:55 a.m. to her job at a medical office. She has been quilting since 1997. Some of her artistic wall hangings are done with embroidery and wool. She has a degree in Fashion Designing. Debra’s home is in Sandy, Utah. Debra’s Quilt Trunk Show was Aug. 14 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Buena Vista.