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Old 04-27-2020, 09:50 PM
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Welcome from So. Cal. This is a wonderful place to learn. My specialty in making quilts is for them to be fun and used. A few years ago I entered the world of machine embroidery so now the majority of my quilts have embroidered pieces in them. The funnest part for me is making quilts for kids. And I love to make the pillow cases for people too. Not to forget the reading pillows - just so much fun to make.

Hope you enjoy the site!

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Old 04-28-2020, 03:36 AM
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Welcome from Michigan!
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Old 04-28-2020, 04:14 AM
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Welcome from Québec, Canada. Good advices have already been given. Just jump right in and have fun. That's all what matters. I started with a placemat and a pot holder and that was over 10 years ago. Just be aware that once you start, it is almost impossible to stop! ha ha
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Old 04-28-2020, 04:24 AM
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Waving to you from Southern Indiana! Welcome to the world of quilting...but I will give you a fair warning, it IS addictive! (But a nice and safe addiction!)
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Old 04-28-2020, 05:02 AM
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I suggest you find a kit from a store or online. Make sure that is simple..this will eliminate color choices and find all the pieces..most kits have good instructions. If you get stuck, give us a holler and we would be glad to help.
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Old 04-28-2020, 03:29 PM
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Welcome from Maine, lots of great information and inspiration here. We love to see pictures of projects. I agree, start with a small project like a table runner, and grow from there. I started with patchwork square quilts, baby size, and have grown from there.
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Old 05-02-2020, 05:08 AM
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Welcome from south Texas! I love this site. It is the only one I read with my morning coffee. I used to consider myself a beginner, but since quilting my first quilt "NOT only in the ditch", I would describe myself as intermediate beginner! lol. My first quilt was literally 4 1/2 squares sewn together, with no instruction or youtube for help.
Then I learned applique--Katie bar the door!

I'm a retired teacher that misses teaching. Love to answer any questions, from my limited knowledge, and share any techniques that I have learned.

...Save yourself, it's addicting!
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