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Dianne Posted: Sat, Apr 6 2013 8:26 PM

Hi all, I joined a couple of weeks ago and I am not really too sure what to expect.  Hoping to subscribe to some good magazines, get some answers from much more seasoned quilters ... 

Have made a few quilts since January, and two are out for machine quilting - just purchased a Brother Q 1500 so that I will be able to finish the quilts on my own.  

Is it just me or is this an addiction?  Holy cow, I can't seem to stop!  It's helping me with my Weight Watchers focus, and keeping my mood level after very stressful days at work.  Only problem is that I need to find time to sleep :)

Anyway, glad to be here.

Cheers, d

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Marie replied on Sat, Apr 6 2013 8:45 PM

Dianne,welcome! I know you'll enjoy it here, we have a lot of fun and we are enablers of your addiction since we are also addicted to everything involved with quilting.

Millbury, MA

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gini replied on Sat, Apr 6 2013 11:09 PM

Hi Dianne, welcome to thr group.   No, it isn't just you.  Most of us here are addicted.

gini in north idaho

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Susan replied on Sat, Apr 6 2013 11:41 PM

Welcome, Dianne !   Holy Cow ! Thats what my husband says every time he sees my stash or when I have been to LQS . Yes Im addicted, too, so welcome to the club. Hope you enjoy your time here. The people are wonderful and so helpful and willing to share their knowledge of quilting and any other questions you may have.        Susan, North, Florida

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Barbara replied on Sun, Apr 7 2013 2:33 AM

Dianne, welcome to the club,  We are all addicted to quilting so your in some great company.  Barbara

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EAT!! SLEEP !! QUILT!!

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Hi Dianne, welcome

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Julienne replied on Sun, Apr 7 2013 10:48 AM

Welcome Diane,

It is an addiction of the safest kind...except maybe on the pocket book LOL. Everyone here is is very friendly and very helpful so I hope you enjoy your time here. I find quilting a great stress reliever as well and boy do I ever need that some days.

~ Julienne, Missouri

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Welcome Diane. I think there a few of us addicted to quilting as well as our fabric stash. You will love it here.

Georgetown CA I'd Rather Be Quilting

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I think we are all addicted to both......sometimes just the smell of fabric can be calming LOL.  Enjoy!

 

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Kris replied on Sat, Apr 13 2013 2:20 PM

Welcome Dianne. No addiction here. LOL

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Patti replied on Mon, Apr 15 2013 12:54 AM

Welcome Diane, I lived in San Jose while going to college.  The bay area is such a busy place.

Patti

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Karla replied on Mon, Apr 15 2013 8:57 AM

Welcome, Dianne.  After spending my first 2 years in North Dakota, I spent the next 50 or so in the Sacramento area.  Now, living just east of Reno, NV.  Hope you enjoy your time with us.

 

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weezee56 replied on Mon, Apr 15 2013 11:31 PM

Welcome Dianne, I think we are all addicted here, some of us are more or less than others.

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Rhonnie replied on Tue, Apr 16 2013 12:27 AM

Dianne...

Welcome to QCA!!!

I have to say you came to the right place. If you have questions I am sure someone here can help out. There are a lot of ppl here with various talents and ways of doing things. They give ideas and suggestions to help anyone out. So please ask away and don't forget to look around the site to see what is all out there.

I am a quiltaholic and an enabler *giggles*

I'm a material girl....Want to see my fabric collection?

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