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Thread: Hello from Beautiful BC

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    Hello from Beautiful BC

    I made my first quilt in the 80's from a Quilt in a Day pattern I bought from Canadian Living Magazine. It was an Around the World tied quilt. It still looks good, but of course the colours are really dated. 10 years ago I made a few rag quilts.

    I am almost finished my first quilt top using precuts.

    I work full time, have three kids, one who has left the nest the other two are teens, and a dh who has 3 businesses. Not much time left for me and my projects, but I find a few minutes here and there to sew.

    I have been sewing clothes since 1985.

    I am lucky to have a Janome 11000, serger, coverpro and a few more basic sewing machines.

    My garment fabric stash is huge, but other than one tote of quilting flannels for rag quilts, I do not yet have a quilt fabric stash.

    I am very lucky to have a very good friend who is an excellent quilter when I need help. The local quit gild meets when I work, so I cannot attend it.

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    welcome from se TX
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    Howdy and welcome, from Texas!
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    Welcome from Minnesota and happy quilting
    Nancy in western NY

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    Hello and welcome from northern California!
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    Howdy from Texas. Sure hope you can find time to put that fabric to good use.

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    Hello from Fayetteville Arkansas.

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    Hello, welcome from Oklahoma!!!

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    Hi from Ohio!
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    Welcome from Michigan!

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