Connie Wells
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  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Schifano Thomas Feb 19, 2014. 2 Replies

I'm still learning my around this site and trying to add pictures.  My computer is working against me today but I'm hanging in there.  I've been quilting for about 30 years now.  I love traditional…Continue


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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am basically a traditionalist but reach outside my box occasionally. I work part time in a quilt shop and I love teaching too. I collect antique quilts and printed feedsacks. I belong to two guilds. I hand quilt but I checkbook quilt also (take it to a long armer)
How many quilts have you made?
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I'm addicted
How long have you been a quilter?
30 Years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Why do you quilt?
I just love it

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At 9:53am on November 24, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Happy Birthday, Connie.  Hope you have a wonderful day... 

At 12:32am on February 24, 2014, Mary Moore said…

Hi Connie,

I have to comment on your little home page quilt...a pinwheel, if I remember right.  I started quilting in the late 60's and patterns were hard to find.  I don't remember where I found that pinwheel-but I made  a small pink and white scrappy baby one for a Mormon friend.  Several years later she asked me to come to her church's boutique.  I was thrilled they had covered the sales tables with old quilts, and I started sketching the patterns.  She caught me drawing a terribly worn and faded quilt...and told me that was the one I had made her.  She was embarrassed to admit that she had had to wash it nearly every day since she brought the baby home.  I, of course, was thrilled to know it had been used and loved.  Kelly, the baby, told me(when she was in Junior High) that she still had it hidden in her closet.

At 4:58pm on February 12, 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 8:37am on February 12, 2014, Karen Robinson said…

Hi Connie!  Welcome to MQP!  It's a great place for sharing and learning.  I'm excited to see some of those 100s of quilts you've made.  What techniques do you teach?  I'm a hand-quilter, too, and wish I could find a quilt store in my area who is hiring.

At 11:18am on February 11, 2014, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Connie, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, fun groups to join and friends to meet.  Love the comment of checkbook quilt.


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