Linda Lane Thornton
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  • Velddrif, Western Cape, South Africa
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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am a sailing quilter, live on a 35 foot sailboat and have recently finished a circumnavigation of the world. This has been recorded in a series of journal quilts.
How many quilts have you made?
Six bed quilts; two wholecloth and four pieced
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Both
How long have you been a quilter?
Since I was 11 - so 50+ years - gosh I wish you hadn't asked that question!
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Wholecloth quilting
Why do you quilt?
It is the medium for my artistic expression
Do you have a website?
http://www.linandy.co.uk

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Chattanooga Quilt Show

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:24pm 3 Comments

I had a superb time at the Chattanooga Quilt Show, my first quilt show in the USA and my first retail therapy for the longest time.  Even so, I spent very little, partly because there was so much on offer.  A man tried to sell me a BIG long-arm quilting machine but I explained that it wouldn't fit into my boat.  So I bought a few fat quarters to make a journal quilt of the Blue Ridge Mountains, complete with a bear.

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At 12:52pm on March 10, 2014, Barbara Hughes said…

Linda - Love your UFO bags. They are great. How exciting!! a voyage around the world and quilting too!!  Make yourself at home at MQP. 

At 1:47pm on February 3, 2014, Linda Hubalek said…

HI Linda,

I hope you've been sailing on warm weather... Here in Kansas we're about to get another big snow storm.

Sounds like you'll have two fascinating books in the process. Be sure to post them on this website when they are done as there will be many interested in them, besides me.

Please do enjoy my books about my pioneer ancestors. Life wasn't easy for them, and I think their homesteading stories really tells readers what like was like for the early pioneers.

Enjoy your day!

Linda in Kansas

At 2:41pm on January 31, 2014, Linda Hubalek said…

Welcome Quilter Friend!

Just wanted to pop in to say “hello” and introduce myself. I’m Linda Hubalek, fellow quilter and author from Kansas. Books about pioneer women are my specialty, with a cooking or a quilting theme mixed into each historical fiction series.

My Trail of Thread historical fiction book series, written in the form of letters sent back home, describes my ancestors’ wagon trail journey and homesteading in Kansas. Each book mentions twelve old-time quilt patterns, and I put drawings of them in the back of the books.

And my new books in the Kansas Quilter series will be out mid 2014. It’s about my great grandmother Kizzie Pieratt and the many quilts she made.

So if you like to read—besides quilting—please enjoy my blog and book excerpts on my website. Besides printed as paperbacks, my ten books are also available for your Kindle or Nook.

I have about a dozen quilts made by my great grandmother, (that we used all the time when I was a kid) so I’m into antique quilts and patterns. What kind of quilts and patterns do you like to work with?

Happy quilting and reading!

Linda Hubalek

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At 11:03am on January 31, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Linda, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, fun groups to join and friends to meet.

At 11:01am on January 31, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Linda, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, fun groups to join and friends to meet.

 
 
 

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