Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Introduce Yourself
Hello from Cold MN! >

Hello from Cold MN!

Hello from Cold MN!

Old 01-25-2019, 04:47 PM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Central MN
Posts: 4
Default Hello from Cold MN!

Hi! I'm momof3inmn. I live in MN where it's about 10 degrees below 0 right now! I've been quilting for about 20 years. I'm more of a "non-traditional" quilter, but not completely out there! I do a lot of my own patterns. Working on getting some of them to print.
I have 3 kids at home, a hubby and a dog. I work full time but bust butt in the evenings and on weekends quilting! I purchased a long arm machine a little over a year ago and am having fun using it. Sometimes it can still be a little intimidating!
I say I hate applique, but I tend to make a lot of quilts with applique! I kind of young'ish...so I struggle finding anyone close to my age with a passion for quilting. But I love connecting with all quilters, young and old!
momof3inmn is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 04:56 PM
  #2  
Moderator
 
QuiltnNan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,303
Default

Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
__________________
Nancy in western NY
before you speak T.H.I.N.K. T is it True? H is it Helpful? I is it Inspiring? N is it Necessary? K is it Kind?
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 04:59 PM
  #3  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Central MN
Posts: 4
Default

Thank you!
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
momof3inmn is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 05:04 PM
  #4  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 38,028
Default

Welcome from Ontario, Canada.
Tartan is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 05:16 PM
  #5  
Power Poster
 
SusieQOH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Central Ohio
Posts: 11,441
Default

Welcome! I grew up in upstate NY and it's cold there too, although not as cold as Minnesota maybe but tons of snow!
SusieQOH is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 06:07 PM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Heaven on earth/to N.E. Ohio
Posts: 5,355
Default

Welcome from NE Ohio.
Thumbelina is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 06:20 PM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tn
Posts: 4,286
Default

Welcome from Tennessee. I don't think quilters have ages. We just have passion for cutting fabric into pieces and sewing them back together. If you could find a guild in your area they may have younger members you can connect with.
cjsews is offline  
Old 01-25-2019, 06:30 PM
  #8  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 9,268
Default

Welcome from Maryland where the temperature can't make up its mind. Sweaters one day, a T-shirt the next. I don't envy your climate at all. But it inspires many a quilt, I'm sure!

Yay for "youngish" quilters, too. I am probably younger than most here, but I'm a brand new grandmother of twins, so you might think I'm not so young~ but I take every possible opportunity to mention my little lambs! LOL
zozee is offline  
Old 01-26-2019, 03:36 AM
  #9  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Between the dashes of a tombstone
Posts: 12,132
Default

Welcome from down south of the border (Iowa) where it's just as cold right now...and worse next week...

Many of us started just like you...a houseful of kids, a job, and a passion for sewing. Keep it up. Our local guild was so excited when a young mom joined our group last month. Your age group brings a new dimension and enthusiasm that spills over to us.
oksewglad is offline  
Old 01-26-2019, 04:45 AM
  #10  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 10,153
Default

Welcome from Michigan!
Lori B. is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Mogagates
Introduce Yourself
18
01-16-2019 07:36 AM
GGrammie
Introduce Yourself
49
02-06-2011 07:30 AM
stacey65
Introduce Yourself
29
01-23-2011 10:53 AM
MCarleneM
Introduce Yourself
62
01-23-2011 07:09 AM
MistyMarie
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
27
01-10-2010 07:12 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.