Jackie Baker
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  • Dothan, AL
  • United States
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Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Jackie, ten of mine still need machine appliqué but I think there’s plenty of time for that.  Also, I am wondering how many of us there are.  I am thinking of keeping the “extras” if we have any.  And those…"
Saturday
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Hey Ladies, Just checking in to see how everyones pineapples are coming along.  When you are ready to mail them to me message me and I will send you my address. "
Saturday
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
" I understand the need to make progress on the UFOS.  Hard choice. I.just couldn’t resist the pineapples."
Jan 30
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Wilma.  I thought it up and drew it.  I have made crumb cake quilts before and used that technique for the pineapple’ fruit and then just added the leaves."
Jan 30
Wilma Schirra-Kays replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Jean, these are so cute.  Where did you find the pattern?  I am still debating as I need to catch up.  But I love pineapples...rather than a quilt I would like table runners, or a bed runner."
Jan 29
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Melanie, there is still room and we would love to have you. I will add you to the list. Welcome to the group. "
Jan 25
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Yay, Melanie!  Welcome."
Jan 25
Melanie Keith replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"OK, I've seen several things that I could do and many that I love.  Love Jean McCusker's pineapples and may try that or else paper pieced.  Please add me to the list if there is still room."
Jan 25
Anna Quilts replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Nice! I like the filler blocks you put in and how the blocks are on point. I just added the additional fabric to the border and the top is finally all the way completed. I need to find some green to make the backing and then cut the batting. I hope…"
Jan 21
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion St. Patrick day block swap - 12" block in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Finally got my top done- And I got a picture from one of the other girls in the swap as well.  "
Jan 21
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Jackie.  I still need to appliqué ten of them, but my it was fun putting them together."
Jan 17
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Thanks, Anna!"
Jan 17
Jackie Baker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Omg they are so cute. You have inspired me to get to work on mine ASAP. "
Jan 17
Anna Quilts replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"Jean they look great!"
Jan 17
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
"I think the colors are brighter in person.  Of course, in person you can spot that one of the backgrounds is on the wrong side of the fabric...I love white-on-white, but it tricks me sometimes.  Still, I think it isn’t too much of a…"
Jan 17
Jean McCusker replied to Jackie Baker's discussion 2019 Batik Pineapple block swap in the group Swapping "FUN" is for Everyone
Jan 17

Profile Information

Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I am an avid quilter. I have been sewing since I was about 10, but really got into quilting about 5 years ago. I studied in Okinawa, Japan for 4 years and fell in love with making quilts. I still consider myself a novice, and I love to learn new patterns.
How many quilts have you made?
50
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
make them
How long have you been a quilter?
5 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
machine
Why do you quilt?
Because it is a great way to express my feelings.
Do you have a website?
http://quiltwithus.connectingthreads.com/profile/JackieBaker673

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St. Patricks Day Block swap

Posted on January 7, 2018 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

This block swap will be a St. Patricks Day theme.  All experience levels welcome from beginner to expert. Blocks can be either patchwork or appliqué.  All blocks must be in to me no later than April 1st, 2018. We are looking for 10-16 people to participate.  if you are looking to participate let me know. Once I have a head count of how many people are participating I will let you know how many blocks each person should make.

Rules for the block:

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Quilty jokes

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 10:05pm 2 Comments

Ok Ladies I need some help. I am looking for cute 1 liner quilt/ craft jokes for a game that I am playing with my quilt guild. I need 30 jokes. These jokes need to be somewhat short and have a response for example...

Why did the quilter stop telling jokes?
She ran out of good material

Please help!!!!!!!!!!

I will take anything that has to do with cutting or needles or anything crafty as well.

bad Day

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:39pm 1 Comment

I am having such a bad day- I was in the middle of quilting one of my projects down and my sewing machine started making an awful noise.  I tried everything I know to make it stop- I cleaned it out, changed my bobbin, re-threaded it, oiled it and it stopped making the yucky noise but now it keeps snapping my thread- AHHHHHH.  So I decided to switch to my back up machine and it decided it doesn't want to work either.  Why oh why are my machines misbehaving?  I guess they will be going to the…

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Valentines block swap

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 8:34am 0 Comments

Hey Ladies, we still need 6 more ladies to help us with our Valentines Block swap.  We would love for you to join us.  Check out our link.

http://myquiltplace.com/group/swappingfunisforeveryone/forum/topics/valentines-block-swap?xg_source=activity

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At 12:57pm on February 9, 2018, Gail Brown said…

I will be getting my blocks in the mail within the next few days.  Got to get to work on the birds blocks now.

At 8:39pm on May 4, 2014, carla j walton said…

very lovely  quilts Jackie!!!

At 9:55am on March 25, 2014, KATHRYN BAKER said…

Jackie, Be careful,when cleaning machine,do not let a piece of thread or build up get stuffed  back tight into tension.depending on machine,try toopen tension all  the way and make sure  the foot is up to not engage the tension disc. then suck out,not blow in the fuzz.I keep a small vac. just for this. stitchesbykathy@cox.net

At 12:32pm on March 11, 2014, Riana Noyes said…

Jackie, we've all been there. Just use the down time to plan out your stitching on the quilts or organize your sewing space so when the machines are back you're good to go.

At 1:33pm on January 21, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
i do too. looking forward to seeing your next quilt. i live vicariously, i guess, thru all of you here at MQP who finish and post soooo many beautiful quilts. i really do not understand how some can say they have made hundreds of quilts! even if they are counting quilted place mats and table runners. i am lucky to finish a few. but then, i remind myself, they are not doing in their daily lives, not even those w a job outside of home, all that i do with my piping, digging, painting, terraforming yadayadayada LOLLOL! but quilting has become my go to source of creative relaxation over the years. but i do wish i had more time to persue my quilting "wanna do's" .....
At 5:12pm on January 20, 2014, rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP said…
hi jackie, just catching up on mqp for the day, noticed your new avatar, had to come to your page to check it out. great pic...you look real happy under that beautiful quilt!
At 2:23pm on January 13, 2014, Jean McCusker said…
I am still trying to figure out my way around this site. I plan to appliqué the blocks. Do I need to send you my address right now? Anything else?
At 4:07pm on December 22, 2013, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Jackie, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, fun groups to join and friends to meet.  Good luck to you finding the fabric you need.  I hate doing that and running short.

 
 
 

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