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diane Posted: Tue, Feb 14 2012 8:06 AM

Just joined QCOA a few minutes ago.  I am new to piecing, quilting and embroidery, however, I am plunging right in by working on a baby quilt for a boy due in April.  Front and back are pieced, front is appliqued and sandwich is pinned.  I have scheduled a class on machine quilting because I want to do this quilt all myself.

I expect my first embroidery piece will be an appropriate label for this quilt.

Off to feed the horses....

 Chews Landing, NJ

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Welcome to QCA Diane.  Boy you are just diving right in there, aren't you.  Good for you.  Don't be afraid to ask questions.  There a bunches of wonderful folks here that will be glad to help  you along. 

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Susan replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 8:30 AM

Welcome,Diane! You sure are a confident beginner! Good for you ! You will be addicted really soon, to this wonderful hobby of ours. I couldn,t imagine not quilting. you will enjoy yourself here chatting with all these wonderful people at QCA . We will try to answer any and all your questions.    Susan

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Welcome Diane--

You're certainly off to a running start on this quilting business.  Good for you.  Please share pics of your finished projects.  We love to ooh and ahh over everyone's quilts.

 

Kissimmee, FL

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Barbara replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 10:04 AM

Diane,welcome to the club. Barbara

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EAT!! SLEEP !! QUILT!!

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Vivian replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 10:06 AM

Jump in with both feet!! Great way to start welcome.

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Jacy replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 10:40 AM

Welcome Diane. It  sounds like you're quickly going to lose your title of "absolute beginner",  you're well on your way to being a "terrific quilter"!

 

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Nancy replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 11:19 AM

Welcome to the club!

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MaxNTopeka replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 11:25 AM

Welcome Diane!  Sounds like you are off to a good start.  Come by often!

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Nana replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 11:30 AM

Diane

Welcome to QCA.  You are going to have so much fun with your new endeavors.  Quilting becomes addicting in no time.  Hope you share a pic of your quilt with us.

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Dawn replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 12:18 PM

Welcome!  Know you will enjoy QCA!  There are lots of talented people to help you out!  And yes, post pics please!

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Jeanine replied on Tue, Feb 14 2012 12:50 PM

Welcome!  The thing about being an "Absolute beginner" is it doesn't last for long!  Enjoy!

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Welcome to the club Diane.

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Hi diane and welcome to the group, I hope you will share a picture of your quilt when you are done.

Life is like a quilt...bits & pieces, joy & sorrow, stitched with love

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