Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Introduce Yourself
A quilting hello from northern Minnesota >

A quilting hello from northern Minnesota

A quilting hello from northern Minnesota

Old 02-08-2009, 07:38 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: on the Iron Range in northern Minnesota
Posts: 364
Default

Hello,

Quilting has been my relaxation, my hobby, my therapy, my obsession, etc., for 23 years......I love it!
I also have embroicery machines and am going to try my hand at incorporating embroidery into my quilts, or on my quilts.

Reverse retirement is what I call this phase of my life. I ran a home daycare for many years and recently closed my daycare door and retired. So, here I was, still at home only without 8-10 preschoolers to play with all day. I wanted to get out of my house, way too quiet!
I work a few days a week at the local quilt shop now, and it's ideal! My paycheck usually stays there....but it sure is fun to play with all the new fabric and meet fellow quilters all day. Reverse retirement!

Looking forward to meeting new quilting friends on this forum.

Bev

Bevsie is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 07:42 AM
  #2  
Super Member
 
mgshaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 3,075
Default

Hi Bev!!! Welcome from Oklahoma!!!! :D
mgshaw is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 07:44 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Alturas, CA
Posts: 9,393
Default

Welcome from NE CA. Glad you joined us. We love pictures.
pocoellie is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 07:51 AM
  #4  
Super Member
 
sewjoyce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 9,496
Default

Hi Bev! Welcome from southern Indiana!
sewjoyce is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 08:01 AM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
Dorothy of Kansas's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: in my sewing room...
Posts: 617
Default

Hi Bev, Welcome from Kansas. Can't wait to see pictures of what you've made or are making.
Dorothy of Kansas is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 08:09 AM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,962
Default

Hi Bev, and welcome from Canada. :)
Shadow Dancer is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 08:42 AM
  #7  
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Camarillo, California
Posts: 35,241
Default

Welcome from Southern California!!
Jim's Gem is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 09:10 AM
  #8  
Super Member
 
Shemjo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Posts: 6,884
Default

Welcome, Bev, from St. Louis! I was born in Detroit Lakes! Hope you all are thawing out, or will soon! :lol:
What a wonderfulconcept, reverse retirement! I think I did that also, but I volunteer with the ladies at church 2 full days a week doing hand quilting. I "get" to make our raffle quilts twice a year, and sometimes make special requests for other groups raffle quilts! I LOVE to play with fabric! :lol:
My avatar is the latest raffle quilt, king sized paper pieced! :lol:
Shemjo is offline  
Old 02-08-2009, 09:55 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
Mplsgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: The Villages, FL
Posts: 1,817
Default

Welcome from Northern Illinois!
Mplsgirl is offline  
Old 02-09-2009, 05:45 AM
  #10  
Super Member
 
Marcia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 5,552
Default

Hi Bev. Welcome from Georgia. Glad to have you with us.

I worked in a quilt shop once~my husband said I paid them for the privilege of working there, because after I got paid I owed them money for all the fabric and goodies I was buying! I understand how your money stays at the shop. I think it is an ideal job for a quilter and a perfect one for "reverse retirement".

Please show us some pictures of your quilts~we LOVE pictures!!
Marcia is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Bluehighways
Introduce Yourself
13
03-05-2019 06:06 AM
asimplelife
Introduce Yourself
20
10-13-2012 06:42 PM
Winkeree
Introduce Yourself
18
06-12-2012 09:24 PM
vmhlake
Introduce Yourself
56
03-29-2011 08:22 AM
Pzazz
Introduce Yourself
19
09-24-2009 09:03 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter