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Claire Posted: Sat, Apr 30 2011 11:36 PM

I have just found and joined this group. I am a recent convert to quilting, having just started quilting last Fall.

I saw a pair of pillow shams, loved them, said "I can do that" and off I went.

So far I have made two pillow shams, a scaldino [Italian for foot warmer], one king size quilt [being quilted by someone else], and several small quilts.

I retired from a gov't job, started a drapery business and after 10 years of that closed my business. I started feeling the need for fabric, saw the shams and I was hooked.

The quilt pictured in my avatar is one I made taking a class that I found out about at my first quilt guild meeting. I joined the guild and am having a great time.

Time to go to bed now I just wanted to pop in and say hello.

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gini replied on Sun, May 1 2011 12:13 AM

hi claire, welcome to the group    gini

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Kris replied on Sun, May 1 2011 2:14 AM

Welcome Claire.

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Welcome Claire

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Welcome Claire

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Robin replied on Sun, May 1 2011 8:33 AM

Hi Claire

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Marie replied on Sun, May 1 2011 8:36 AM

Hi Claire, welcome.  Your story is typical, find one thing of interest and get hooked for life.  Love your avatar and would love to see a picture of it maybe in your own personal gallery or Show and Tell, we love pics here.  Enjoy!

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Barbara replied on Sun, May 1 2011 9:27 AM

Claire, welcome to the club . Your quilt is beautiful. Gald you joined us in the wonderful world of quilting. this is a great club with lots of good poeple .I hope you enjoy your time with us..Barbara

Liberty,Missouri

EAT!! SLEEP !! QUILT!!

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Claire welcome to the club.

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Hi Clairescurtains,

Welcome aboard!

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Ally replied on Sun, May 1 2011 7:34 PM

Welcome Claire!!!

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Nana replied on Sun, May 1 2011 8:17 PM

Welcome Claire

I think you will have a great time here.  Join in and chat with us frequently.

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Welcome, Claire!

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Welcome to the group Claire

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