"Children will be here in Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon. Early Monday morning we will return to Lynn Haven to pack up what we can. Meeting with insurance company late Mon. afternoon and Fema Tues. Morning. After meeting with Fema…"
"Hi Suzanne, I am a hand quilter, but have evacuated my home due to hurricane michael and off the top of my head I can't think of any except those by Georgia Bonesteel and she refers to it as lap quilting. Hopes this helps a…"
"Zoe, We are in Jacksonville at GDs house right now. Children from Virginia are coming here sunday night, we will go back to Lynn Haven on Monday. They have arranged for a large storage pod to be there Monday afternoon and we…"
"We will be okay. My Grand daughter is putting us up, as well as putting up with us. She's a jewel, we love her so much. Next week 2 of our daughters an one son are coming to pack us up and move us to Virginia near them. They…"
"Hi everyone. We have lost our home, an apartment. No power or water expected for months , but we are okay. We are in Jacksonville at our Granddaughters. Will stay here for about a week or so and children fromVirginia are…"
"That's great news about Linda. I can't even to begin to imagine how stressful this has been for her.
Mary, I had never even thought about having to was solar panels or any of the maintenance to be done on them. I just saw hem…"
"Praying for and thinking about Linda and Indy today. Hope she has some help with her move. We moved 3 years ago this month with a lot of help, but it was still a job and it wasn't long distance.
Deanna, good for you getting…"
"Love the Bee quilt. I found some machine embroidered blocks on e-bay that have bee hives, just bees and one that has bees on a flower. My Grand Daughter who lives in Virginia bought a 40 acre old farm last year and she wants to have some…"
"Kathy, I don't know that ten or twelve is so many. Riana finishes hers and all her friends, also turns orphan blocks into masterpieces. She donates most of her finishes to hospitals and charity. Every one of them done with…"
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or so they say. I just used some ugly fabric that had set on my shelves for years. Guess what? It is gorgeous in the quilt, it ended up being the thing that brought it all…"
"Barbara, that's quite a car. When I was very young, back in the olden days I went to demolition derbies. It was a lot of fun. I love your neighborhood, reminds me of where I grew up, same style of homes and lots of trees.
"Barbara, I've decoded you now. 7s are ts and 4's are ys.
Zoe, please show us the John Wayne quilt. The Gypsy Wife looks like the ultimate scrap quilt. Also good for orphan blocks.
Linda so sorry you are having such…"
Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I have been quilting for about 20 years, I am retired from hotel management. I have a lot of time on my hands, due to some health problems I am not as active as I once was. I do belong to my local guild, local Project Linus group and block of the month at my local quilt shop. I have 7 children, 16 grandchildren and 14 great grands. They keep me pretty busy making quilts, etc. None of them live near us so I do miss that. I love to see what other quilters are doing and I also like to do some swaps, thats always fun.
How many quilts have you made?
Lost count a long time ago
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
LOve making then and enjoy them both
How long have you been a quilter?
about 20 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
I am a hand quilter, I enjoy traditional and historic best but have done some modern.
Why do you quilt?
Because I love to, it's my way of being creative and the people I give them to enjoy them and that gives me great satisfaction
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Gail, feel free to take part in all the discussions. Sometime in January I will be asking to see who wants to participate next year. Then I send out questionnaires. Secret Santa sisters will be assigned usually in April. Then you have all year to work on things for your SS box. We mail them out around the first Saturday in December.
This year we had a couple of contests. There are discussions all year trying to find answers to questions that maybe weren't on the questionnaires. We post tutorials for gift ideas. We have general discussions too.
So welcome to the group. Take part so we can get to know you for next year!