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Thread: You know you're a quilter when.........

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    Senior Member susanwilley's Avatar
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    You know you're a quilter when.........

    You're sitting at a red light looking at the car tag in front of you with the number 214 and you read it as 2 and 1/4! LOL!!!
    Susan

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    ....you see a person with a houndstooth check sweater and you wonder how you can translate it into a quilt pattern.

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    You watch were you are walking- to look for block patterns in the tiles
    To keep your mind fresh- learn one new thing a day !

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    You doodle on whatever is handy to practice continuous quilting designs...... Wet finger on dry cement while sunbathing, soapy finger on shower wall, eyeliner on bathroom mirror, back of shopping list while at the grocery store, sidewalk chalk on driveway, on church bulletins while staring at the ornate ceiling in the cathedral, the spoon in the bowl of mashed potatoes while clearing up the leftovers... Yes, I'm guilty of all...
    ~Laura

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    You watch a commercial just so you can look at the quilt in the background. I never did this until I became a member of this board. Now I see quilts and patterns everywhere! haha

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    A person singing in the church choir has a skirt on that would make a really cute quilt!

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    Definitely when floor tiles inspire a new quilt block, or color combination!
    Fay

    "You can't help that. We're all mad here." - The Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teddybear Lady View Post
    You watch a commercial just so you can look at the quilt in the background. I never did this until I became a member of this board. Now I see quilts and patterns everywhere! haha
    LOL me too.

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    I realized how bad I was when I went to Italy for a vacation and spent A LOT of time looking at (and being overloaded by) all the quilting ideas!
    If you feel like you're special...it's 'cause you are!
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    When ninety per cent of your emails and facebook entries are related to quilting.

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    Taking pictures (when you are on vacation) of the hotel carpeting, ceiling tiles in a tourist spot and other embarrassing things (at least to the family) for pattern and quilting ideas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KwiltyKahy View Post
    When ninety per cent of your emails and facebook entries are related to quilting.
    Yep, I do this. Love it because one of my cousins quilt in Kansas City, I have an aunt in Detroit and then ther is my buddies on from the quilt guilds and we have something to talk about.

    You know you are a quilter when you plan your vacation stops at Local Quilt Stores. Will be looking for some soon along I-95 going North soon.

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    when you buy a greeting card for the "quilting design" on it.

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    when you dream quilts and quilt patterns.
    Make it a scrappy happy day!

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    When you sew quilts in every room in the house except the bathrooms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Needle View Post
    When you sew quilts in every room in the house except the bathrooms.
    This is me!
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    My initials are BB, so dublb is double B.

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    when you compliment someone on a lovely piece of clothing and think how good it would look in a quilt.

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    To the quilter's husband: You know the wash machine's been runnin' every day but all your dirty underwear's still layin' in the corner? She must be a quilter.

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    While sitting with my husband and all of a sudden my eyes glaze over and my finger makes circles in the air....

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    it's 1:15am, you're covered in little bits of thread and after working on your project for 12 hours you are pretty much back where you started.

    and you'll wake up tomorrow ready to do it right this time.

    happy monday!

    aileen

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    When you ask the nurse for her scrub top when she is done with it. Cause the pattern would make a cool quilt.
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    I have already committed my felonies, so people don't have to worry. (Russell Means)
    I swear to you, I am guilty of only being Indian. That's why I am here. (Leonard Peltier)

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    you approve of your daughter's boyfriend, 'cause man, he's got some nice shirts that will make an incredible quilt!
    phranny ~ I cannot call my day complete. 'til needle, thread, and fabric meet.

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    OMG! Me, too!
    Quote Originally Posted by dublb View Post
    This is me!

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