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Hello from Southern Arizona

Old 06-24-2020, 08:54 AM
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Default Hello from Southern Arizona

I have been sewing/quilting/crafting forever, I made my 1st quilt when I was a young teenager. I have received great information when I have done searches on your boards, and I figured it was time that I joined. I am in my "Taste of Retirement" mode, I got laid off 2 months ago because of COVID, and unfortunately no job prospects in sight. So I looked up some of my old Craftsy classes and have decided to teach myself how to free motion quilt. I have been following Cindy Needham on Facebook, who is giving out free classes on free motion quilting. Quilters are the Coolest!!
I hope to keep learning from you guys, and maybe I can help some of you out there
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Old 06-24-2020, 12:30 PM
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Welcome from Southern Indiana...and although you didn't plan to retire, I certainly hope you are enjoying it!....in fact, if you're sewing, I know you are!
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Old 06-24-2020, 12:58 PM
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Welcome from Southern California. I hope you are not close to the fires! And you are in for some great therapy with your quilting.
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Old 06-24-2020, 01:12 PM
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Welcome to the QB from SE Michigan! Jump right in and join the fun. There is so much here I don't know where to tell you to start. I start my day with New Post. This way I try to catch a bit of everything. So much to share and so much to learn. Looking forward to your input. Again welcome to the QB!
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Old 06-25-2020, 03:34 AM
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Welcome from Michigan!
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Old 06-25-2020, 04:16 AM
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A silver lining of a global pandemic is tons of sewing time and possibly meeting some new sewing friends. Hope you all are safe out there. Was your hands
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Old 06-25-2020, 06:24 AM
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Welcome to the board from NE Ohio 🙋‍♀️
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Old 06-25-2020, 06:40 AM
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Welcome from Texas. So glad you are learning free motion quilting. A couple of other great teachers are Angela Walters & Leah Day. Hope you get the info you need. The internet is such a great source for information & instruction.

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Old 06-25-2020, 05:38 PM
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Welcome to the QB and happy quilting
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Old 06-26-2020, 01:31 AM
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Welcome from Maine. There is lots of good information here, I have learned so much from everyone here. Sorry about your situation caused by Covid, but what a nice twist to take the time to learn a new skill. Looking forward to seeing your work. Happy quilting 😁
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