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Thread: New from Southeast Missouri

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    Hello everyone. I am from from Cape Girardeau, MO. I found this message board a few months ago and I really do love it. I have learned so much. I like to collect sewing machines, but my family thinks it is silly to have more than one machine. At least four people have benefited from my obsession, though. My granddaughter benefited with a Singer that has a fast/slow switch. She is 14 and would like to design her own clothes. Her brothers are also fascinated with sewing and quilting. They are 12 and 10. I am so glad to see other people who have the same obsession and that we are perfectly okay. My mother and I made quilts for my 3 siblings and myself for Christmas. Momma hand embroidered the blocks and I made the designs for the quilts. Then we had a local quilter machine quilt them for us. My family really liked them and now everyone wants a quilt. My sister is going to have to make one for her kids now. When I learn to attach pictures, I will show them to you. I would like to make a Memory Quilt for my mother, with pictures of her and Daddy when they were young and pictures of us 4 kids as we grew up. Daddy passed away in 2002 and it still seems unreal. He walked into the hospital with stomach pain and in two weeks he was gone. I have some of the pictures printed on cloth already and some velvet to use. This board has been very helpful, the ideas I have seen inspire me. I am so grateful that I found this Message Board.

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    welcome, waving from Indiana, USA

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    I just have one machine, don't know how many I could sew on at once. LOL I think the quilt plans you are making for the memory quilt is wonderful. My parents have been gone for many many years, and I still miss them!

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    Welcome from Louisiana!

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    Hi and welcome from the sunny state of Florida!!

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    Hello and Welcome to the board :D:D:D

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    HI neighbor!! You are only about 1 1/2 hours away! Welcome frm Southern Illinois.

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    Hi and welcome to the QB from Western Ky.

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    Welcome Brenda from someone who lives off hwy 60

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    Welcome from Oklahoma with a Massachusetts accent. So happy you could be here. There is always room for one more quilter.

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    Welcome from southeastern Michigan! Please post pics of your memory quilt! I would love to see it. ;)

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    Brenda, I am from Jackson could you emaul me at [email protected] I quilt also.

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    Welcome from a fellow Missourian. So happy to have you with us.

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    Welcome! I'm at the opposite side of Missouri. NW corner! Everybody here is so nice and really helpful.

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    Welcome from S Oklahoma.

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    Welcome from Newman Lake, Spokane Co, WA. My brother-in-law's wife, Mary Wilson, is from your town. Her parents still live there. My husband is from Chester, IL, right on the Mississippi river.

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    welcome from Springfield Illinois im sure you have noticed by now there are great people that are on this site and ready to help with any problem you have

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