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Willie L's Bio

I have been quilting since 1986,had sewed before,was having some health and family isues (teenagers) and 1 day was browsing on tv and saw Georgia Bonesteel`s quilting show.The bug bit me.I am retired after 33 years fulltime and 2 years parttime as a medcal secretary in a hospital.I am widowed for 4 years,my DH and I were married for 48 years.He had 1 of the types of leukemia.I miss him so much.

I belong to Curahee Quilter`s guild.Just finished 2 years as prez.I love tradition with a twist.Really enjoy piecing the best,love hand quilting,but arthritis want let me do a lot.My big quilts go to my favorite LAQ,at Circle square Quilting she does a wonderful job.I quilt some small pieces on machine.

Both of my DD`S are quilters.I love quilt shows,shop hoping,retreats etc.Have been to AQS,Paducah about 10 times,AQS Nashvile 4 times and last year to Knoxville.Also went to Minn.quilt show 3 times and Jacksonville,FL twice,Mountain Quiltfest 15 years.lots of small shows.Also love retreats.Attend our spring guild retreat and Quilters Rescue Mission in Nov.

I have 4 DC, 2 DS,2 DD and 7 GC,7 GGC and of course 2 Canine Americans,a shitzshu and a min-pin.

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