I'm the only quilter I personally know that still does all my quilting (well, most of it) by hand. I've tried machine piecing, but just find it too constraining - you're tied to some source of electricity. I like to take the pieces for a block with me and join my husband on the bank of a creek and watch him fish, or watch a sunrise, or just ride in the car. I used to have a long commute to work and made a complete top while waiting for all the traffice lights to change to green! Are there more quilters like me out there, or am I really a dying breed?