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From the Netherlands, Hi!

Old 11-06-2018, 03:34 AM
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Hello everyone,

I'm from the Netherlands and completely new to Quilting. So new, I don't have any equipment! I plan on making my fiancée a Hand sewn quilt and after reading and watching and browsing the web I've decided to join a forum and engage with the community!

I hope I get along with everyone!

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Old 11-06-2018, 03:39 AM
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Old 11-06-2018, 03:58 AM
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Old 11-06-2018, 05:30 AM
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Hi and welcome from North Carolina! You've come to the right place! All questions are answered! There are 100's of very experienced quilters here to help us! Enjoy your new quilting experience.
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Old 11-06-2018, 06:16 AM
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Welcome, CC- this is a wonderful place to learn all about quiltmaking! Be sure to show us your work.
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Old 11-06-2018, 07:30 AM
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Welcome from South Louisiana. If there are any fabric shops close to you, it would be good to go in and see if they have a beginner sewing class. It probably won't be hand sewing, but the tips they will give you to sew on a machine will apply no matter if you sew by hand or machine. My friend who is not much of a sewer has bought the 10" layer cake packs and made quilts for her husband, grandson and granddaughter. The advantage of those is that they are big, all the same size and usually from a fabric line where they have some gorgeous pieces of fabrics. You don't have to put a border on it, just add backing and batting and quilt it. Missouri quilt company has some really pretty layer cake packs. https://www.missouriquiltco.com/shop...lt-layer-cakes
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Old 11-06-2018, 08:40 AM
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Welcome from England - it’s good to have another European on board!
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Old 11-06-2018, 08:44 AM
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Welcome! Lots of folks here love to share ideas, pictures, and places to get good fabric. You are likely to love the creativity that hand quilting and piecing gives you!
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Welcome from Oklahoma. There is a wealth of information here.
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Old 11-06-2018, 11:30 AM
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Welcome from Texas. It's so good to have new members on the board. I look forward to seeing what you are making. Ask questions because there are so many quilters on this board who can help you as you progress through the quilting journey.
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