Barbara A. Wilkins
  • Female
  • Salisbury, NC
  • United States
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Barbara A. Wilkins's Discussions

Quilting Retreats and Cruises

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kerri Crouch Sep 21, 2011. 5 Replies

 Hi everyone,   I love to travel, and I thought  what better way to combine my love for travel and my love for quilting would be to attend a retreat or go on a quilting cruise. I'd like to hear about…Continue

Art quilts

Started this discussion. Last reply by American Quilter's Society Aug 27, 2011. 7 Replies

 I have a beautiful picture of my Mom and Dad together  and would love to make a memory quilt for him with this picture., but have no idea how to go about it. I've seen a lot of quilts with photos on…Continue


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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am a 53 yr old, RN, with 4 grown kids of my own and 1 stepson. I have 2 grands and one on the way. Ilove all kinds of crafts,and I love to travel and read. I also love gardening. My Grandmother loved to quilt and made me promise that I would learn to quilt. I took a few classes years ago and made a few quilts. I haven't quilted in a long time, but did manage to make my mother a nice flannel rag quilt a few years before she passed away. I'd like to make a quilt for m eaach of my elderly aunts, and one for each of my childreen and grandchildren. I especially would like to make a memory quilt centered around my mother for my Dad.I quess I better get busy quilting.
How many quilts have you made?
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I want to make quilts for my family and for charity.
How long have you been a quilter?
I took a few classes many years ago, I'd like to take some refreshers.
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Why do you quilt?
I like it because it relaxes me, and I have something beautiful and useful when done.
Do you have a website?

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At 9:42am on September 29, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Happy Birthday, Barbara.  Hope your day is delightful...

At 10:26am on January 16, 2012, Judi Farrell said…

Hi Barbara, I just found your friend request because I had not been on since joining, I hope to start my first quilt soon, now that it is cold out and the holiday season is over I should have time! Looking forward to knowing you!

At 2:19am on October 10, 2011, Ellen Elizabeth Tyler said…

Hi Barbara, Who is the author of 'Lover's Knot'? Is it a quilting series I will see if my Lib here has a copy to read as I to enjoy reading them. I also enjoy reading non fiction books and usually take out a large collection from our Lib. which I usually browse through at leisure making notes and reading up different processes and experimenting with some techniques. The sewing group always tease me when I return armed with books.

Let me know if you enjoy the Elm Creek series.  Some of the quilts mentioned in her stories are in a quilt pattern book. I've seen two of these books.  The quilts are beautiful.  Take Care happy reading Ellen



At 5:37pm on October 7, 2011, Ellen Elizabeth Tyler said…

Hi Barbara Thanks for adding me to friend list. I live in Hamilton NZ. Have been a quilter since 2000 but always dabbled with stitchery since a child. My gran was a seamstress and I always enjoyed playing with fabric and sewing dolls clothes when we visited her.

I enjoy quilting and have made quite a number of quilts but have been moving to more textile and mixed media projects of late as I find quilting a large bed quilt daunting and a challenge so prefer smaller work. We emigrated to NZ in 2004 from South Africa but have been envolved with guilds here since we arrived here. I have 3 sons. My hubby is a electronics engineer and also designs things so often get his advice with my creations. When I get more accustomed to this site I will put up some photos of my work still a newbee hehe!!! Hope you managed to get of Jennifer's books to read I found them so good. It even got me on to finding out more about my ancestors.  Take Care Ellen   

At 11:00am on September 29, 2011, QuilterBridget said…
Happy birthday, Barbara~I hope you have a wonderful day!
At 6:03pm on September 28, 2011, Kim Johnson said…


You know, I think we were on the same bus.  Did you go on Saturday? 

At 10:26pm on September 26, 2011, Judy Carolyn Hatten said…

I am so pleased to add you as my friend.  I al-so have to get busy with my quilt.  My sister just recently had to have one of her breast removed and is currently undergoing Chemo.  I am making her a quilt out of Cancer prints and have promised my granddaughter to have three toddler quilts for Santa to bring.

At 11:09am on August 2, 2011, Jean McCusker said…

I'm pretty new to this site and wonder if I'm leaving this response in the right place. 

I moved to Indio about 2 months ago, but I am loving the desert and the friendly people I'm meeting.  The place where I'm having the most fun is called Monica's Quilt and Beading.  I don't know of any place called Mary Ann's.

I find quilting relaxing, too.  For me applique is the best peaceful feeling!


At 10:17am on August 1, 2011, QuilterBridget said…
Hi Barbara!  Thanks for adding me as a friend!
At 1:05pm on July 30, 2011, Caroline Sather said…
Welcome to My Quilt Place Barbara.

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