Old 01-20-2021, 12:07 PM
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Hi, everyone, I don't know if I'm putting my introduction in the right section, if not please excuse the mistake.

I'm Seneth and I live in Ohio. I made three quilt tops in the late seventies. I had one of them quilted by an Amish lady for our son's wedding and started to quilt a Shoo-Fly myself but after dealing with bloody sore fingers for weeks on end I packed it and my other top away. I finally got everything out and started on another couple of tops a few months ago because I've been bored to death being confined to the house since March.

I have discovered it was much....easier to make quilt tops forty years ago than it is now. I've literally worn out a couple of seam rippers (and several quilt pieces) because I forgot how precise we have to be with a one-quarter inch seam. : (

I enjoy reading all your posts and would like to know how to reply to a post please, I don't see an empty box at the bottom of the posts. I would appreciate any help from anyone on any subject. Thank you so much.
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Old 01-20-2021, 12:16 PM
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Welcome from Ontario, Canada. You need to go to settings and click on WYSIWYG I think.
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Old 01-20-2021, 04:00 PM
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a warm welcome from western Ky. happy quilting, stick with it it will come!
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Old 01-20-2021, 07:05 PM
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Welcome from Tennessee. You have to be logged in to reply to a post. Just scroll down a bit and there should be a box for quick reply. Glad you made it back to quilting
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Old 01-20-2021, 07:06 PM
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Thank you for the replies from Canada and Kentucky. Figuring out how to navigate this forum is about as difficult as learning to piece a quilt again, but I going to to stick with both.
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Old 01-21-2021, 04:11 AM
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Welcome to the QB...wishing you good luck in both navigating this great resource and perfecting your quarter inch seam.
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Old 01-21-2021, 04:39 AM
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Welcome from sunny Florida. I hope you stick with your quilting. It is a great way to pass an afternoon and have something to show for your time. I love playing with fabric and this gives me a fun outlet.
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Old 01-21-2021, 04:44 AM
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Welcome from Michigan!
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Old 01-21-2021, 08:32 AM
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Welcome from Sunny California were I'm quarantining, it seems like forever. I was born in Ohio, moved to CA as a little girl. My background is in fashion, so when I started quilting I had to learn exactly what a quarter inch was. It gave me a new respect for quilters!
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Old 01-21-2021, 08:38 AM
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Hello from West Virginia! The more quilts you make, the easier it gets!
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