Jean McCusker
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  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • United States
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Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Congrats, Beth!  If anyone could do all that it is you.  Can’t wait for the pics."
Friday
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Stuckey's Road Trip Snowglobes/ Winter Snowglobes Swap (Delayed until Fall) in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Kathy.  So, sign me up for one in both categories.  That’s a neat idea to do FL and GA."
Friday
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Block Swap (Completed) in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Nice, Melanie!  Are some for gifts or other places around the home?  I am already looking forward to the other three."
Wednesday
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Stuckey's Road Trip Snowglobes/ Winter Snowglobes Swap (Delayed until Fall) in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Okay, Kathy, I am in ... I will do the winter one.  I have a question about the one that you want tied to a locale.  Is a state bird too loose a connection?  No one will necessarily know what state I am depicting, so I am hesitant to…"
Wednesday
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Stuckey's Road Trip Snowglobes/ Winter Snowglobes Swap (Delayed until Fall) in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Oh, my!  It certainly will be a challenge.  A few years ago, I had a broken bone in my foot and hobbled around for a bit in one of those plastic boots.  That was mainly an inconvenience, but all you have going..!  I truly hope I…"
Wednesday
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Carla."
Apr 16
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"We’re enroute to NJ.  Tomorrow I will see three of my sibs (Ohio).  My sister will finally get her quilt."
Apr 15
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Stuckey's Road Trip Snowglobes/ Winter Snowglobes Swap (Delayed until Fall) in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Good wishes for a speedy recovery, Judy."
Apr 14
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Love those whiskers.  It looks great."
Apr 9
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"my favorite color "
Apr 9
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Sometimes I like pebbles to make another part puffy.  But for something that is going to get a lot of use, you can’t beat meandering.  It is so much faster, feels creative and still looks great."
Apr 9
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"How adorable.  Bet he’ll love it as he grows."
Apr 4
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks.  Yeah, Ginny, when you look at just one signature block, it looks so boring.  But you can put it together like Connie did with the emphasis in the center and the corners al the same or like I did with the corners being the focus or…"
Apr 4
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Carla."
Apr 3
Jean McCusker replied to carla j walton's discussion 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FI-UP CHALLENGE!!! in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Wilma.  A lot of it is low volume fabrics which I have never worked with in big amounts.  The quilt has a very soft look in person and I enjoyed making it so much."
Apr 2
Jean McCusker replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion May 2019 - 2 1/2" WOF Strips - Flowers (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"Oh, good.  My out of town is this month and I wanted to be sure before I left.  Thanks."
Apr 2

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
retired pastor who will probably never retire from quilting if she can help it, love applique but enjoy all the rest of the quilting process too, grandmother of one,
How many quilts have you made?
I've lost count -- more than several less than thirty I guess
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
both
How long have you been a quilter?
Made my first one over thirty-five years ago
What is your favorite quilting technique?
applique
Why do you quilt?
to enjoy color and creating

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At 10:37am on November 17, 2014, Barbara Hughes said…

Thanks Jean, for returning my message. I am glad you are doing well. And so much understand for not being able to get on. You sound like a very busy women. Maybe after the holidays you'll be able to get back on. I think others have been busy and not on as much because of getting ready for for the holidays. Your quilts are beautiful. Please take care and hope to see you on when your able.

At 9:40am on November 8, 2014, Barbara Hughes said…

Jean where are you?? I haven't seen you for a long while.

At 12:41pm on April 13, 2014, Barbara Hughes said…

I always enjoy your input at the UFO group and thank you for asking for friendship. My pleasure.

At 1:40pm on April 8, 2014, Mary Moore said…

Of course, be a friend,  you're already one of the UFOs.

At 12:47pm on February 6, 2014, Linda Koller said…

I'm not exactly a spring chicken either, Jean. I raised my children in that area and my baby just turned 40. And there was a JoAnn Fabrics there at that time. I took in alterations back then and was always running in there for something. Then I started making some of their models for the flyer and working in the store part time. I had a full time job too. No wonder I was always worn out!!!

Hugs.

At 6:34am on February 6, 2014, Linda Koller said…

Jean, where do your siblings live? I'm surprised we didn't meet all those years I lived in Aurora Shores. I worked part-time in JoAnn Fabrics in Solon too. I look forward to meeting you.

Hugs.

At 12:33am on February 5, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
must have been turn-the-idiot-cell-phone-drivers-lose day. was heading a few towns over to go quilt w my q group this morning. as i was passing the state patrol truck weight/speed trap building on the interstate, i looked up in rearview mirror to see car speeding up behind me weaving in the lane. it sped up and passed me still weaving. i thought hmph! a bit early to ve that drunk! looked over at him as he passed.. a guy -head down, one hand on the wheel, no eyes on the road ...so obviously texting. idiot. fortunately we were beyond area of yesterday snow..clean dry pavement.
At 9:22am on February 4, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
where in socal? i'm a native of ventura county. yes, sometimes emails are difficult to keep up with, but as you say...fun:)). drive carefully, be as safe as you can ---with weather like the midwest and east is having now, i always found the danger was more often the other drivers driving too fast for conditions, losing control and creating havoc for others. same for here also, when we have winter, unlike this year :((. oh well ...take care
At 9:54am on February 3, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
this one ?

http://myquiltplace.com/photo/norwegian-carousel-wall-hanging?xg_source=activity

it was made by mary moore while on a quilt cruise w doreen speckman in norway. all norwegion fabrics she said. i love the bright colors also. i have a wooden spoon & stand my hubs grfather brought from norway years ago after visiting family there. all these bright yellow $ brilliant reds in the designs.

don't worry ..the names will come. couple years here & i still have to go back & forth between comment & persons home page to remember who they are & where they're from.

yes, can be a wee bit of a lag, a little difficult to keep up while traveling. tho it sorta makes for fun catch up time in motel when we get in late after a long day on the road, dinner & finally settle in for night. log in to MQP, catch up and fall asleep tired from the day, but w a smile from the catch up reads. with cureent weather across the eastern 2/3 of US, do be safe, but enjoy your travels.
At 11:22pm on February 2, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hi jean. just saw your comment in UFO and went back few pages to see what i had missed. is there a chicken quilt in there somewhere?

anyway, hope you're havin' fun here at mqp. i have been here few years now, active a couple of 'em. have been enjoying all the camaraderie and trading of help info and ideas and of course, the pics of wonderful quilts everyone posts. so glad you joined us!
 
 
 

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