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    Hello i am new here my name is Rhonda live in Texas. I borrowed my moms sewing machine and want to learn how to sew got the straight stitch down sewed some squares together last night. What would be a good project to start off with? My mom cant teach me she had a stroke two years ago. Thanks for any advice. I also bought four panels with horses on them any idea what a begginer could make out of them? thanks rhonda

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    Hello it is so nice to have you join us. You will love it here. A nine patch quilt square would be a good beginning. Check on You Tube for videos on quilting. You will learn a lot!
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    Welcome from north central WI

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    Welcome from SC Texas. You have come to the right place to learn, there is always someone here to answer your questions. For the panels you might start with wall hangings to help you get the feel of quilting on something that is not to large.

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    hi honey! welcome from north idaho! i agree that a 9 patch would be great for you to start with! my first project was a 9 patch for a baby to lay on on the floor. if you need any help just send me a pm and ill gladly give you assist!! have a great day
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    Thank you ladys sounds like i found the right place to sign up with. Thanks again Rhonda

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    Howdy and welcome, from Texas!

    Depending upon how big the panels are, you could make wall hangings, place mats, or even a lap quilt.
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    Welcome from Mid-Missouri, you'll find all you need here and more. I agree youtube is also a great source.
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    Hi Rhonda, welcome from northern California! You will enjoy it here and there is lots of help available!
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    welcome from se TX
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    Hello Rhonda, welcome from Oklahoma!!!
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    A warm welcome from North Central Washington!
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    Rhonda, sent you a pm..

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    hey, Rhonda, welcome from Tennessee, your going to love it here!

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    Hi Rhonda!
    Welcome from Minnesota!
    Yup! You've definitely come to the right place!
    Please show us what you make out of your panels!

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    Hi from Ohio!
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    Welcome.....it is good to have you! A from the heart of wine country in Napa California!
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    Howdy from Ky, iam from ft,worth,moved to ky,,,you will love it on here and everyone on here are great,you wont have any trouble findin help ,,we also have a chat room alot of fun and help,see u around

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