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    Senior Member justme's Avatar
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    Hi all, it's "justme" ...I have been looking around the site for a month or two now... dicided to join in chats and on the boards. I have to say all the postings here have really given me inspiration to us my imagination and keep on quilting. Have only been quilting for a year now, but I am hooked. My husband could not understand the love of fabrics and quilts until I was with him in the tool dept of our local hardware store. He was looking and touching all these tools that he wanted or had, with this look in his eyes, he now understands the idea of more fabric and just have to have.... I can't wait to see new pictures posted and all the ideas and colors. I am glad I found this site!!!!! Here are a few of my pictures of my first quilts. Red and Black one was my vey first!!!!
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    Super Member Rose Marie's Avatar
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    Welcome!
    You do beautiful work.
    I just made a turquoise and brown quilt with the same fabric you used.
    I made it a sampler of 12 different blocks.
    This site is very addictive and so informative.

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    Senior Member Denise's Avatar
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    Hi justme and welcome. Everyone here is great for helping in anyway we can. Love your quilts, the motorcycle one is very nice. Is that you and your hubby in one of the pictures on the quilt? Looking forward to seeing more of your work. Yes i can understand how its so addicting to buy more fabrics and just can't seem to have enough. Always new patterns to try out or something wonderful to create for yourself or for someone special. I'm still learning myself, some days when i have troubles i ask myself why did I pick such a hard hobby. Then when i finally figure out what i need to do in a project and see how its turning out , i'm happy again and back to the store lol.... I love just walking in a fabric shop and even just walking around and checking out the wonderful colors of fabrics and then of course i have to buy something. Keep posting your wonderful work. :D

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    Senior Member justme's Avatar
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    Hi Denise
    The pictures of motorcycles are friends of ours. That was a gift to them for all the wondeful things that they did for our chapter. It was a challenge but I accomplished what I wanted. And thank you all for your comments, they are greatfully appreciated!

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    community benefactor Knot Sew's Avatar
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    I especially love the baby quilt, it just caught my eye........great work on all. and a big welcome :D :D :D

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    You do just lovely work! Each of them are just so individual and different. The red and blacks really lend themselves well to all of the pics and the the blues with the chocolates---just yummy! Welcome to you. I find that this is a very inspiring place to be.....

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    Your quilts look great! Love the brown & aqua! :)

    I'm pretty new around here myself, but am so pleased at what a positive atmosphere this has turned out to be. So nice to meet ya! :)

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    They are excellent.. I can not tell you are a "Newbie" :lol:

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    Senior Member BDor's Avatar
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    Great work!! Welcome aboard--this is a great place. I have learned lots
    since I joined. Everyone is so helpful.

    Beverly

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    Isn't this a wonderful addiction?!? Your quilts are beautiful. And I agree with you, this is the BEST bunch of quilters for all there help and encouragement.
    Keep on Quilting!
    Oofta

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