Jackie Baker
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  • Dothan, AL
  • United States
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Gail Brown left a comment for Jackie Baker
"I will be getting my blocks in the mail within the next few days.  Got to get to work on the birds blocks now."
Feb 9
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Absolutely want to participate, Have already started blocks."
Jan 22
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"If you are interested in participating the number of blocks you will need to make is 12. I am trying to finalize some numbers so if you are participating please comment below. "
Jan 22
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Maybe next time. "
Jan 22
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Sorry to here that. Maybe next time "
Jan 22
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"March 20 is fine with me.  How many do I need?  I'm catching up now after the Christmas rush.  I hand quilt and usually quilt large throws or smaller with a hoop in my lap and larger on  a frame.  I have one sandwiched…"
Jan 22
Beth A. North replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Not going to get to do this swap.  I have to many customer quilts to get done and the recovery has been slower than anticipated.  Going to side line this. "
Jan 22
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Hey Gale,  I know I set the deadline for April 1 but I will see a majority of the people participating on March 22nd. And change you could have them to me by the 20 th of March.?"
Jan 21
Suan Pace replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Hi Jackie. I had originally planned to participate in this swap, but find I will not be able to. Thanks! Susan Pace"
Jan 17
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"This sounds great to me, I am for sure in on this one.  I love to occasionally make themed projects, besides the usual, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, etc.  Lets get started and have fun."
Jan 17
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
". Blocks can be either patchwork or appliqué. All blocks must be in to me no later than April.1st. Ifyou are looking to participate let me know. You will make 12 blocks   Rules for the block:Please wash all your fabric before you begin…"
Jan 17
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Jackie I would still like to do the St. Patricks block, so if it's a go count me in."
Jan 17
Jackie Baker posted a blog post

St. Patricks Day Block swap

This block swap will be a St. Patricks Day theme.  All experience levels welcome from beginner to expert. Blocks can be either patchwork or appliqué.  All blocks must be in to me no later than April 1st, 2018. We are looking for 10-16 people to participate.  if you are looking to participate let me know. Once I have a head count of how many people are participating I will let you know how many blocks each person should make.Rules for the block:Please wash all your fabric before you begin your…See More
Jan 7
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Jackie, I was wondering if we could set a deadline for people interested in joining this group.  I had a great idea for a block i'd like to make, loved yours, by the way.  I think  St. Patricks Day is a great theme, of course I…"
Jan 1
Gail Brown replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"You can count me in.  It sounds like fun and I like 12 inch blocks, they make a decent size throw.  I love swaps, so much fun to see what everyone does."
Nov 21, 2017
Wilma Schirra-Kays replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"I might be interested after the 1st of the year."
Nov 21, 2017

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am an avid quilter. I have been sewing since I was about 10, but really got into quilting about 5 years ago. I studied in Okinawa, Japan for 4 years and fell in love with making quilts. I still consider myself a novice, and I love to learn new patterns.
How many quilts have you made?
50
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
make them
How long have you been a quilter?
5 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
machine
Why do you quilt?
Because it is a great way to express my feelings.
Do you have a website?
http://quiltwithus.connectingthreads.com/profile/JackieBaker673

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St. Patricks Day Block swap

Posted on January 7, 2018 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

This block swap will be a St. Patricks Day theme.  All experience levels welcome from beginner to expert. Blocks can be either patchwork or appliqué.  All blocks must be in to me no later than April 1st, 2018. We are looking for 10-16 people to participate.  if you are looking to participate let me know. Once I have a head count of how many people are participating I will let you know how many blocks each person should make.

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Quilty jokes

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 10:05pm 2 Comments

Ok Ladies I need some help. I am looking for cute 1 liner quilt/ craft jokes for a game that I am playing with my quilt guild. I need 30 jokes. These jokes need to be somewhat short and have a response for example...

Why did the quilter stop telling jokes?
She ran out of good material

Please help!!!!!!!!!!

I will take anything that has to do with cutting or needles or anything crafty as well.

bad Day

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:39pm 1 Comment

I am having such a bad day- I was in the middle of quilting one of my projects down and my sewing machine started making an awful noise.  I tried everything I know to make it stop- I cleaned it out, changed my bobbin, re-threaded it, oiled it and it stopped making the yucky noise but now it keeps snapping my thread- AHHHHHH.  So I decided to switch to my back up machine and it decided it doesn't want to work either.  Why oh why are my machines misbehaving?  I guess they will be going to the…

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Valentines block swap

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 8:34am 0 Comments

Hey Ladies, we still need 6 more ladies to help us with our Valentines Block swap.  We would love for you to join us.  Check out our link.

http://myquiltplace.com/group/swappingfunisforeveryone/forum/topics/valentines-block-swap?xg_source=activity

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At 12:57pm on February 9, 2018, Gail Brown said…

I will be getting my blocks in the mail within the next few days.  Got to get to work on the birds blocks now.

At 8:39pm on May 4, 2014, carla j walton said…

very lovely  quilts Jackie!!!

At 9:55am on March 25, 2014, KATHRYN BAKER said…

Jackie, Be careful,when cleaning machine,do not let a piece of thread or build up get stuffed  back tight into tension.depending on machine,try toopen tension all  the way and make sure  the foot is up to not engage the tension disc. then suck out,not blow in the fuzz.I keep a small vac. just for this. stitchesbykathy@cox.net

At 12:32pm on March 11, 2014, Riana Noyes said…

Jackie, we've all been there. Just use the down time to plan out your stitching on the quilts or organize your sewing space so when the machines are back you're good to go.

At 1:33pm on January 21, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
i do too. looking forward to seeing your next quilt. i live vicariously, i guess, thru all of you here at MQP who finish and post soooo many beautiful quilts. i really do not understand how some can say they have made hundreds of quilts! even if they are counting quilted place mats and table runners. i am lucky to finish a few. but then, i remind myself, they are not doing in their daily lives, not even those w a job outside of home, all that i do with my piping, digging, painting, terraforming yadayadayada LOLLOL! but quilting has become my go to source of creative relaxation over the years. but i do wish i had more time to persue my quilting "wanna do's" .....
At 5:12pm on January 20, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hi jackie, just catching up on mqp for the day, noticed your new avatar, had to come to your page to check it out. great pic...you look real happy under that beautiful quilt!
At 2:23pm on January 13, 2014, Jean McCusker said…
I am still trying to figure out my way around this site. I plan to appliqué the blocks. Do I need to send you my address right now? Anything else?
At 4:07pm on December 22, 2013, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Jackie, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, fun groups to join and friends to meet.  Good luck to you finding the fabric you need.  I hate doing that and running short.

 
 
 

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