Welcome Marjorie. There are a several groups here you might be interested in following/joining. Hand Quilters, a group that shares their experiences ,Free Motion Quilting on a Domestic Machine, a great place to pick up tips in this technique( last yr.'s post of one lesson/mo. still on, l think), and Canada-eh? if you wish news of Canadian exhibits & joinn in on swaps without the customs problems.
l'm in Texas for the season, but will start heading back near end of April.There are some great quilt stores here near Corpu Christie, not so many back home.