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Old 09-09-2018, 06:55 AM
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Hello all! Im a new member hailing from Alaska and wanted to introduce myself. I have come across the board frequently in my web searches and thought it was time to join. This seems like a wonderful community of people and I cant wait to participate more.
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:38 AM
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Hello Michele! Welcome aboard. I'm another newish member from the Seattle area since 1983 but I grew up in Alaska (ages 10-23) mostly in Anchorage but went to school in Fairbanks as back then it was the only campus with dorms. I will warn you about this site that you are likely to be tempted to make more projects than you think you have time for -- at least that's my experience so far.

I just got back from a trip with a local friend, we spent a couple of days in the Anchorage area with my best friend from High School going to quilt shops and picking up the Row by Row patterns for another ex-Alaskan friend (she now lives in Phoenix area). We went out to the State Fair in Palmer and then took a week-long cruise from Seward, ending in Vancouver BC -- also picking up Row by Rows and visiting the various quilt stores at the various port shops. It was my first time back to Alaska in 20 years... and my first time along SE since about 1977. Many many changes!
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:43 AM
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Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:46 AM
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Welcome from South Louisiana....the opposite of where you are. Hot, steamy, humid and this summer has been very, very wet. The ideas for new projects, abound on this wonderful board.
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Old 09-09-2018, 08:46 AM
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Hello and welcome to the board. It's great to have you join us!
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Old 09-09-2018, 08:54 AM
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Welcome from Talkeetna! You'll find all sorts of new ideas and tips and tricks to overcome any obstacles you encounter along the way. Not sure where you are located, but in my case the trip to the LQS is not just around the corner, so any advise found here keeps me productive in the sewing room. Welcome aboard.
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​Welcome from Ontario, Canada.
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Old 09-09-2018, 11:07 AM
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Hi and welcome from North Carolina! You'll find so-o-o many experienced quilters here that can answer all questions! Happy quilting!!
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Old 09-09-2018, 12:01 PM
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Visiting Alaska is on my bucket list, but it would take a miracle to make it happen Hope your enjoy your time here!
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Old 09-09-2018, 01:54 PM
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Welcome from Northern Indiana where we are only 55 degrees today and getting some mist from Hurricane Gordon....I think...
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