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Maria Posted: Fri, Nov 1 2013 6:43 AM

Hi everyone,

I am a fairly new quilter and have been having a great time. I found this site by accident on FB. Looks great. 

I started quilting because I always wanted to learn to quilt but hated to sew! Then I took a class at Joann's Fabrics and, thanks to a lovely lady, fell in love with sewing and quilting. I took the class a way to make my third retirement successful! And, so far, it's working. 

I am from upstate NY and look forward to waking up on a snowy morning and not have to drive the 50 miles to my office! Instead, I will go to my sewing room, check out my stash and see what I can create!

 

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Ginny replied on Fri, Nov 1 2013 7:11 AM

Welcome Maria.   Sounds like you made the right choice.   There are a lot of friendly quilters here.  If you get stuck on anything- just ask for help.  Everyone is friendly ad helpful.   Ginny

 

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Welcome, Maria

I am from Colorado.  In July I made the same move to retirement.  I took over a spare bedroom and turned into a sewing room and now do the same thing - go to my sewing room with my cup of coffee and decide what I will work on today.  It is great!  There are lots of friendly, helpful craftswomen on this site - ENJOY!

Barbara

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MT Nan replied on Fri, Nov 1 2013 9:23 AM

Welcome.  I too am retired and after we relocated (live in Montana) my husband finished a beautiful sewing room for me in the basement and I now spend a lot of time quilting.  I don't comment very much here but do read most of the posts and find a lot of helpful information as well as very friendly, compassionate folks.  They also have mystery quilts offered several times a year which are fun.  Hope you enjoy it.

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Karla replied on Fri, Nov 1 2013 9:31 AM

Welcome Maria (and you too, MT Nan).  

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Welcome Maria - Congratulations on your re-re-retirement. You will love it here. Hope to see pics of your quilts.

Georgetown CA I'd Rather Be Quilting

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Hi Maria, welcome

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gini replied on Fri, Nov 1 2013 8:24 PM

hi maria, welcome to the group

gini in north idaho

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Kris replied on Fri, Nov 1 2013 9:10 PM

Welcome Maria.

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Patti replied on Sun, Nov 3 2013 7:41 AM

You will like this group Maria.  A lot of very nice folks.

Patti

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