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Thread: Spring/Summer quilting???

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    I was just wondering if anyone sews less during the spring/summer when its warmer and you can get out more??
    I know I wont be sitting at the machine as much as I do when its cold and snowy out.

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    maybe a little less in summer for me.

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    Since I am NOT an outdoor person, the seasons don't stop me from sewing, My crafts have always been my sanity!!

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    maybe a little less we will see

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    No difference for me either:)

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    I sew about the same amount of time, some times even more as I am not so achy :D:D:D

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    I sew less but do take my machine out on the deck at times. It is under out big maple tree.

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    Yup, outta here when the sun is shinning-- 15 flower beds, big yard and big garden. Retiring in less than 3 weeks.Hope to quilt two more Kings and piece an asian and an african top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorful Quilter
    Since I am NOT an outdoor person, the seasons don't stop me from sewing, My crafts have always been my sanity!!
    exactly!

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    no difference to me. I usually quilt at night. :D

    I actually have more time in the summer to sew since I'm a teacher.

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    I actually end up sewing more during the summer, because I don't have to stay in the house and tend the fire, and I go down to my sewing room a lot earlier, because it's not so frigging cold outside, even though I do leave the heater on low at night during the winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetnica
    Quote Originally Posted by Colorful Quilter
    Since I am NOT an outdoor person, the seasons don't stop me from sewing, My crafts have always been my sanity!!
    exactly!
    Ditto!

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    I may not do machining, but applique instead.

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    I sew more in the summer, since I'm out of school then.

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    I love to garden and play outside! Sewing goes way down in the summer

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    In the Spring I may sew less because I don't mind being outside working in the flower beds,but in the Summer when it gets hot I will be in the A.C for sure. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetnica
    Quote Originally Posted by Colorful Quilter
    Since I am NOT an outdoor person, the seasons don't stop me from sewing, My crafts have always been my sanity!!
    exactly!
    Ditto for me too..:)

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    I sew a lot any time of the year. It was so hot here last year that it was best to stay inside and sew.

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    I sew the same year round. Our temperatures here are warmer during the summer but I have a fan in my sewing room. If it gets too hot in the house then the A/C goes on. I don't hand quilt so I don't have a warm quilt sitting on my lap. I send my quilts out to be quilted by a LA.

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    It probably works out to about the same. I don't quilt as much in Spring and Fall...but when the outside temp hits the 90's and above and the humidity is 100%....I'm inside sewing or reading.

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    I take my sewing machine out to the picnic table and sew away. We live on a lake in the summer so I get to watch all the activity on the lake too.

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    I used to spend a lot of time outside, gardening and doing lawn work in warm weather.
    My back has gotten so bad I don't do much of that anymore. We are planning a fair sized garden this year and have been building a large greenhouse. My DH will be doing all the intensive work for the first time. I will be doing a lot of canning.
    I will be sewing about the same as I do now.I have several projects planned for this year. :D

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    I sew about the same amount of time in the summer, maybe a little less when I have to mow, but since I work full time, my time is limited all year.

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    I crochet outside on the porch when I'm not gardening. I sew smaller things in spring/summer and bigger/quilts when I am avoiding raking and shoveling!

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    homeschool mom here so I sew more int he summer! Don't have to teach the kids and I just move a machine in front of the back window, open it and they can play in the pool. I'm a few steps away if needed and the youngest wears a life jacket.

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