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Old 02-18-2019, 04:40 PM
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I’ve been making bed and lap quilts for about 10 years. In particular, I really enjoy hand piecing and large stitch hand quilting. And while all quilts are unique, my greatest pleasure is designing a personal scene on the backside. My quilts have been for family and friends to this point so I know all the recipients and have access to their stories.
I attached two completed recently. The beach scene was for my daughter’s second marriage which brought two families together. The scene was based on a photo from their trip to the shore the summer before. The second a baby blanket for my best friend’s daughter’s first baby.. a boy. That’s their dog looking on from the piers.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:00 PM
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​Great and lovely big stitch quilting!
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:10 PM
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Welcome from Oklahoma. Glad to have you here.

What beautiful work you do!! I applaud anyone who can hand piece. It is nearly a lost art.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:41 PM
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Welcome from western NY and happy quilting
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:45 PM
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Welcome! I’m also in NoVA. Your quilts are amazing. I love all the details.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:57 PM
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Welcome from Florida! Your quilts and quilting are lovely.
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Welcome from Maine, beautiful quilts.
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Old 02-18-2019, 06:48 PM
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Welcome from Texas! Your quilts are totally awesome & I love the large stitch hand quilting. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work with us. I look forward to seeing more of what you do.
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Hi and welcome from North Carolina! Your quilts are super... so personally designed for your family members. They will be treasured forever!
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