QuilterBridget
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Mar 27
Regina Carol commented on QuilterBridget's group Newbies
"Lisa, I'm a new sewer/quilter as well. I know what you mean...wanting to do it all NOw.  I finally decided to focus on one thing and finish that. I like all aspects of learning, but I got to confused with different patterns, etc. So I am…"
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Riana Noyes commented on QuilterBridget's group Newbies
"Lisa, you CAN do a fancy project, even as a beginner. Just start with something small...a pretty embroidered mat , perhaps for the center of a table. Embellish some pretty coloured fabric with lots of fancy stitches & designs, sandwich with thin…"
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Riana Noyes commented on QuilterBridget's group Newbies
"Lisa, l just watched the youtube post about your machine, and all l can say is "wow!" l've never seen s machine that could sew diagonally like that...cool feature ( as well as the others). For quilting, you really only need the…"
Mar 24
Lisa Steuer-Reynolds commented on QuilterBridget's group Newbies
"I have just started quilting but I am all in. I want to quilt more but find it hard to remain in my new Quilt room with my Laura Ashley / Brother Innovis NX2000 alone because I get super overwhelmed. I guess I am wanting to jump into the star quilts…"
Mar 23

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Tell us about yourself
I've been married for 29 years and have no kids. I retired when I was 45 and that's when I started quilting; I've been hooked ever since!
How many quilts have you made?
150 as of November 2011
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I'm a quilt maker.
How long have you been a quilter?
6 years as of July 28, 2011
What is your favorite quilting technique?
The quilting part is the most fun for me, but I love piecing as well.
Why do you quilt?
For therapy!
Do you have a website?
http://community.webshots.com/user/QuilterBridget

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So excited!

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 4:01pm 3 Comments

I'm so excited!  One of my Alliance for American Quilts contest entries is up for auction this week and someone has already bid $50 (starting bid).  For more information about the AAQ auction, here's a link: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs011/1101594196900/archive/1108613702498.html

Out of it; I hope!

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 12:00am 5 Comments

Well, I guess I'm finally out of my dry spell!  I've made several things this past month and I'm back to where I used to be with a few quilts in different phases of completion and one in the planning stage.  I'm so glad for this site because of all of my friends and acquaintences here who have encouraged me to get back to it.  I thought I'd lost the quilting bug forever!  I always go overboard with hobbies only to lose interest after a year of two.  But quilting had lasted 6 years so I thought maybe I found THE hobby for me.  But when that dry spell hit I just assumed it was just like every other hobby...gone forever.  It was so upsetting to me not only because I'd invested a ton of money into it, but because this is the only hobby that has helped me mentally as well.  No matter what kind of chaos is going on in my life, when I'm quilting or thinking about quilting nothing bothers me...I feel calm and at peace.  So for several months I was pretty much…

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At 10:43am on January 31, 2014, Barbara O'Brien said…

Thank you. I did have a fun birthday with family and friends.

At 7:34pm on January 26, 2014, Jessica Schick said…

Thank you very much. 

Jessica

At 3:04pm on December 13, 2013, Chippie Nell said…

thanks so much! It would be better if the weather would co-operate!

At 10:59am on October 23, 2013, Vickie Smith said…

Good morning QuilterBridget.  Just read on another post that you live in Seaside, OR.  Small town, no groups or guilds.  I live in Corvallis and have found a wonderful group to be a part of.  Hope you have found someone to share your love/passion of quilting with.

At 5:27pm on October 1, 2013, Annette Ackley said…

Hello QuilterBridget!!!  I know it has been awhile since Ilast chatted with you.  Hope all is good with you.  I've been busy these past few years.  Joined a quilters group, and have been quilting up a storm.  lol   The weather here in PA has been nice and warm , the leaves are changing.  I hope our Fall stays for awhile.  Please keep in touch, would love to hear from you..

At 1:09pm on September 10, 2013, Barbara Ora Wetteland said…

Thanks 4 the birthday greeting and your wonderful profile notes.  I look forward to getting to know folks here better. 

At 6:18pm on September 4, 2013, Beverly Rigler said…

I have some pictures of them of FB….Ill try to upload them here….

At 8:30am on February 11, 2013, Holly Madsen-Rowland said…

Sorry it took so long to get back here.  I love practicing my long arm and quilting techniques and I watch a lot of youtube.  There are a lot of wonderful sites out there. 

At 10:09pm on November 9, 2012, Judy Dillon Dombrowski said…

Hi Bridget,

This is the first time I checked back in at all, and I saw your comments.  I am sorry about answering so late, and also that your dream of having children didn't happen.  I never thought I'd get married, and then when I did I think my folks flipped as they were in their 70s!  I am not a youngster, older that you I'm sure, and I won't stop working for at least 5 years.  My daughters are back and forth from living here to moving on so I don't have a room of my own.  But I bought an antique dresser 30 years ago and it's full of these baby clothes scraps which I'm sewing together and crazy quilting.  I'll be at this project for years!  This is because my mom, who was a Depression child, never had nice clothes.  So her granddaughters had satins, silks, velour, and a rainbow of pink and purples.  

    I love the fabrics and the stuff is not only all I have left of their babyhood, it's one of the things my mother gave them.  She's been gone ten years and it's tough.  So if I quilt  the fabric together, they'll have the memories even longer.  Best wishes, Judy

At 8:18pm on September 17, 2012, Charlie Petersen said…

Hi Bridget - I love Seaside - and Cannon Beach isn't far, for fabric!

Charlie

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