Marion Boddy-Evans

Marion Boddy-Evans is a writer and an artist who lives on, and gains inspiration from, Scotland's Isle of Skye. She's an expert in quilting, and contributed a variety of content to The Spruce Crafts on the topic.


  • She teaches workshops in art and quilting 
  • Marion has co-written two books
  • She bachelor's degree in Journalism and Translation from Rhodes University.​


Marion contributes articles to various art magazines and blogs. She also edits nonfiction books and how-to art titles. She works from the town of Portree and also teaches workshops in art and quilting. Marion's painting knowledge comes from formal instruction, studio experience, workshops, self-directed personal study, both theoretical and practical, and discussions with other artists.


Marion has bachelor's degree in journalism and translation from Rhodes University.​


Marion co-wrote Picture Perfect Cape Town and Garden Route (Struik Publishers, 2007) and 1001 Places to See Before You Die in Southern Africa (Penguin Random House South Africa, 2006).

Expertise: Quilting
Education: Rhodes University
Location: Portree, Highland, United Kingdom
Title: Artist

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