Ellen Schreck
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  • Parlin, NJ
  • United States
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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I work out of my house where I make and sell baby quilts and small quilt items on e-bay and Etsy. I enjoy creating baby quilts by first drawing and then appliquing my ideas on baby quilts..
How many quilts have you made?
100? or more
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
How long have you been a quilter?
15 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
Why do you quilt?
Love designing!
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At 8:58pm on January 4, 2012, Jane Lake said…

Hi, Ellen, thanks for friending me.  I am new here, having just found it through another link.

I have a sister named Ellen!


At 8:59am on December 10, 2011, Riana Noyes said…

Hi Ellen,I see we share in the fun of wee people's quilts. I love the humour in your spider with an umbrella! I wish I'd had a digital camera earlier, so many of my quilts have gone far and wide.We have a device that puts slides on computor, but most were reg. film shots, and we lost the album in a move.One of my favourite techniqus is to include the interaction of the child, ie; flap (barn door) revealing horse, and tiny toy stuffed duckling tucked into pocket of mama duck's wing. Riana

At 8:15pm on December 9, 2011, KATY LYNN said…

Thanks for the friend request!  I'm fairly new to the site and you're my first friend......


At 5:12pm on December 1, 2011, Kathy Buell said…

Ellen, to be honest, I haven't entered any of my quilts in any shows, I don't belong to any of the quilting guilds in town, probably because most of the other people that I see and talk to in the quilt store here are kind of snobbish and think they are above others, I really don't like that. I may be a little hard on my own work too, I know where I have messed up and although the quilts are still really nice, I just don't think they would win a prize at a show with the kind of computation I would have here in town. I'm still learning. 

Yes, I am inspired by where I live when I make my Woodland quilts. I don't have pictures of all of them, wish I did, but I love to put Alaskan animals, birds, mountains and glaciers on them. I have even put the Northern Lights on one. 


At 1:52pm on December 1, 2011, Kathy Buell said…

Thank you Ellen, you do some pretty nice work yourself. I am so excited about this sight and meeting and learning and being inspired by others that love to quilt.

I live in Juneau, Alaska and this is what I see when I walk out my door at home every day, what does it look like where you live? Kathy


At 7:29pm on November 29, 2011, Barbara S said…

Hi Ellen- Thanks for the friend request. Your quilts are great !


At 5:04pm on November 29, 2011, Lola Bryant said…

Thanks for the friend invite!  I do enjoy quilting, and sharing with other quilters.  Am fairly new to My Quilt Place and still trying to navigate the site!


At 11:14am on November 29, 2011, QuilterBridget said…

Hi Ellen~thanks for adding me as a friend :)

At 8:21am on November 29, 2011, briony balala said…

hi ellen thanks for your request i joined a few groups last week on mqp by chance saw a few american quilting mags in a shop here one was for christmas looked lovely. i like looking at the jeramiah junction mags which nare in a shop not far from here. i have just started on the whole quilting experience would like to start small and move up to bigger things.see you have a collection of baby quilts they look beatiful .Did a class recently over two saturdays also like other crafts see how they all link in enjoy cross stitch cardmaking atcs altered art etc. speak to you soon briony

At 2:19pm on November 27, 2011, 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.

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. (Good choice for Christmas gifts, or yourself, because the ebooks are on sale now!)

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?

Have a blessed Thanksgiving weekend!

Linda Hubalek

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Regrets..... I guess we all have a few.

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 9:02am 3 Comments

I was asked to make a family portrait in fabric and to be quilted and framed. The customer sent me pictures of her family that were taken many years ago. Many different pictures.....a family album. She asked if I could take certain pictures and group them together has if the family were in one room....their living room. She wanted her cat and dog...toys that the children…


Bleeding Heart of Hope

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 7:25am 14 Comments

I am new to this group and loving it! Just want to share my story about my quilt " Bleeding Heart of Hope". I entered a contest that was called " Around the World". We were given the pattern of large blocks that go around. You were told to embellish . I made my quilt using off white blocks so I could put something on top of it and it would stand out. I made green bias strips and drew a heart wreath which I applied the green bias to , sewing each strip down and intertwining them. I put…


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