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Patricia Posted: Fri, Sep 25 2009 1:32 PM

Greetings from a fellow quilter (about 3 years now) in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains. Gorgeous day out there and here I am finishing up my lunch hour and heading back to work. NO quilting until tonight! I have been meaning to find this site and see how things work here. I've already picked up a tip and I really appreciate it very much. I look forward to getting to know and read more about your projects, quilting and others. You all have a great day.

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Thea replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 1:48 PM

Patricia, Welcome to QCA.  We look forward to getting to know you too!  Glad you found us and have a great day!

 

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Welcome to the QCA forums, Patricia! I've always wanted to visit the Smokey Mts. It's a gorgeous day here, too. And now, I swear, I'm going to work on StupidQuilt!

 


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Kris replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 4:59 PM

Patricia,

welcome. You'll pick up a whole lot more tips here. Glad you could join us. It was a beautiful day here too. I spent the first part sewing and now I'm spending the rest of it at work.

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Diana replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 5:11 PM

Hello and welcome to QCA...I'm also in East Tn. in Morristown.  I've been quilting for about 10-12 years.  Hope to visit with you and give you lots of ideas.   Just ask...we're a friendly bunch.

Diana from East Tn.

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gini replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 5:37 PM

patricia, welcome to qca,  you live in a beautiful place.    we have had beautiful weather this fall, but the wind has just come up in the last hour so  change is in the air.  we are supposed to have snow by wednesday.   enjoy your time here.   gini

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Hi Patricia and welcome to QCA.  We look forward to getting to know you also and I hope you will share some of your projects with us.

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Welcome Patricia

 Glad to have you join us. I think you'll enjoy it here.

  Jean

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Sandy H. replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 6:48 PM

Hi Patricia and welcome to QCA.  It's nice to meet you and we want to know all about you and your quilting.  We are a very nosy group!  We're glad to have you with us.

  

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MNnancy replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 9:00 PM

Hello from Minnesota, Patricia!  I hope you enjoy your time here as much as I have in the past couple of months.  There's so much to learn and there's so much experience here to tap!

Gini, really?  snow already?  and I though Minnesota winters were bad.


On the banks of the Mississippi River in north central Minnesota (Brainerd lakes area)

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Welcome Patricia and all new members!

I'm Marge & I have been quilting & sewing for eons!  Well, decades anyhows.  I first started sewing at about age 9, when I needed to take in and hem a skirt of my older sister's to wear it to school.  Mom said to pin it and be happy...so I stayed at home that day and made that skirt fit me.  Mom was so impressed, she said I could do all my own sewing from then on. 

Lon and I have three adult children, Cori, Connie & Lon Jr.  I can't give out Cori's age...but can tell you she was born the day before our first anniversary...and Lon and I have been married almost 41 years!  LOL...

I have two longarm machines, Momma Machine (in honor of my mom, older, stubborn, and just wants her coffee (oil)...and I have a new Tin Lizzie18 LS (lizzie stitch)...what a dream after years of Momma machine...Lizzie is so nice. 

I am hoping to be able to add an automated quilting module...saving for it now.  Not real picky about which one..just want one! 

Well, best do a quick look for now...and get back to sewing...making blocks for a retreat...

Marge

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Judy Iliff replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 10:03 PM

Marge Campbell:
I can't give out Cori's age...but can tell you she was born the day before our first anniversary...and Lon and I have been married almost 41 years!

Oh, Marge, you are soooo bad!

 


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Thea replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 10:33 PM

Marge you are bad!  I am still thinking on that tin lizzie - one of our quilt shops about 40 minutes away has one and i am trying to talk her into letting me try it out... I just don't want to buy something that in the end I won't be able to use - but am saving my pennies - take me a long time - lol

 

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Marge,

I looked at a Tin Lizzie today. Really nice. I think it would work on my frame, but I have to wait a little bit and maybe finish a few more quilts before I suggest another machine. I did like the looks of it and the guy at the quilt shop said it was a workhorse. They make them not too far from me, about a 6 hour drive. I have considered going down to SLC and checking them out.

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Kris replied on Fri, Sep 25 2009 11:47 PM

Spud, I like the Tin Lizzie too but most places bundle it with the frame. I haven't been able to price the machine by itself.

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