Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner
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  • Greensburg, PA
  • United States
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Pineapple Cats - finished front 3

"The fussy cut cats are such fun centers to these pineapple blocks. You are such a creative designer, Ginnie!"
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Knitting Chickens - finished quilt front 3

"Another really bright, fun quilt! Love the colors!"
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Sheeps and Peeps - finished quilt 1

"This is so adorable! All this fussy cutting!"
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And Entire Year of Quiltmaking

Where does time go? When you are in a pandemic, it moves incredibly slow while you are living it and incredibly fast in retrospect.  Since I last wrote, I have finished five more quilts and started four others,  Today was "appraise the finished quilts day."  Jan Rodgers, my talented appraiser, got nine quilts done.  We have maybe four more to do but that will have to wait for another day. Who knew dragging quilts out to be appraised, the appraisals, and then putting them all away could be so…See More
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Pineapple Cat blocks

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I have been quilting for 42 years and I still have a lot to learn and so many ideas chasing around in my head. I cannot wait to retire so that I can quilt full time!
How many quilts have you made?
#147 You Are my Sunshine for granddaughter Ruby Charlotte
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Both - I machine piece and machine quilt and I collect quilts as well
How long have you been a quilter?
42 years and counting
What is your favorite quilting technique?
finishing!
Why do you quilt?
Quilting gives my life a sense of order, an outlet for creativity and a great way to say "I love you" when I give a quilt to someone
Do you have a website?
http://wherethecornersmeet.blogspot.com

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And Entire Year of Quiltmaking

Posted on July 25, 2021 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Where does time go? When you are in a pandemic, it moves incredibly slow while you are living it and incredibly fast in retrospect.  Since I last wrote, I have finished five more quilts and started four others,  Today was "appraise the finished quilts day."  Jan Rodgers, my talented appraiser, got nine quilts done.  We have maybe four more to do but that will have to wait for another day. 

Who knew dragging quilts out to be appraised, the appraisals, and then putting them all away…

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Here's what happens in my sewing room when Summer means I go NOWHERE!

Posted on August 29, 2020 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

The global nightmare which began in March continues into summer as you all know and those of us in the good ole US of A, if we are paying attention and minding our Ps and Qs, have been sticking around home alot.  While this is a real bummer for those of us with kids and grandkids, parents and siblings, and friends in general far, far away (like more than a few hours' drive), it is a good thing for getting things done around the house and in my quilt rooms in particular.  Over the summer, I…

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Everyone is gonna have a story and please God may we survived to tell it

Posted on April 21, 2020 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

When I was a young bride the first time around in the early 70's, I started out making quilts from scraps of material left over from clothing sewing projects.  The first ones were patchwork and tied, not quilted and quite honestly, pretty ugly.  I have pictures of all of my quilts and from time to time, I look at them to understand the process and the progress of change in my ideas and my quilting ability.  I actually enjoy looking at them but one in particular always leaves me with a…

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At 10:44am on December 15, 2014, Ginny Andersen said…

Of course I would love to be a friend to you, another Ginnie, even if we spell it differently. What's your middle name? Sure hope your knee replacements heal well and you are up and at 'em again soon.

At 3:15pm on April 26, 2014, Jean Buchanan said…

Thanks for asking me to be you friend.

At 11:08am on November 11, 2013, Vickie Smith said…

Ginnie... I love all the dedications, they are wonderful.

At 7:23am on November 2, 2013, Ethelda Hillsman said…
Thx for sending the friend request. I love the Christmas quilts. I'm sure your family will too.
At 9:24am on September 21, 2013, Chef Lisa said…

 Just here to introduce myself and welcome you to MQP.

Sometimes we are not sure where to visit on this site but I wanted to let you know that I have a group of gals and I that are doing several different quilts the Blooming Nine and the Jewel Box quilts. We are posting pictures with our choices of fabrics and progress. Carla Walton has done several of the Blooming Nine so she is our administrator. Come on over to view what we are doing at http://myquiltplace.com/group/batik-strip-swap/forum/topics/projects-and-pictures?xg_source=activity.

To do the Jewel Box we have a Batik Strip Swap going on and we are using those strips for the Jewel Box. We just started a Charm Square Swap of either Batik or 100% cotton at http://myquiltplace.com/group/charm-square-swap?xg_source=activity today to use with our Jewel Box Quilt project. Just come on over to join and then you can decide if you want to swap or just do the quilt projects.

At 9:45pm on March 21, 2013, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
such a great photo of you & yours that is your new atavar.
At 1:05am on February 3, 2013, Mary Moore said…

I have have been enjoying photos of your quilts, and hadn't realized they were all one person.  Wow! Nice to have another friend.

At 7:04pm on March 28, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…

...hmmmm one last thought...started to turn this off and go back to work..but then decided. can't turn it off....need the streaming radio..noise...no better way to do taxes
!!!!!   lollollol

At 7:00pm on March 28, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…

hi ginnie...had to chuckle...taking a break here...reading mail ...been working on taxes all day...i am very good at organizing and getting it all done...and in timely manner. but for some reason this year...started out gung-ho in feb...drifted off...and the other night i thought...OMG!!!!! i need to finish the taxes!!!! ..but i really would rather sew/quilt/look at others beautiful quilts...and i am getting a serious case of cabin fever...stop! rain stop!!

At 12:09pm on January 22, 2012, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…

forgot...was going to comment on your poety/fondue session when i read it lst wk. that is just sooooo cool. i love poetry and have sev antique volumes that i have picked up over the years plus volumes of collections and focus on one writer. dh not a poetry type of macho construction dude hahahahaha....ergo...i sit w/me fuzzies on and around me with tea and read in the afternoon sun in my little living room with notv :)) one of my favorite "fun" things to do.

 
 
 

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