Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner
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  • Greensburg, PA
  • United States
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Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's photo was featured
Mar 7
Wilma Schirra-Kays commented on Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's photo
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First two blocks of Our House...

"Very cute....you can finish it before they have the next child ....think there was a song about a very fine house with 2 kids and a dog...."
Mar 1
Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner posted an album

Quilt #161 - Our House is Very Very Very Fine House

This is a wedding quilt for my nephew and his bride, Alex and Sarah Warren. I am a little late here. They already have 1.5 kids and have been married 5+ years.
Feb 28
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Feb 28
Wilma Schirra-Kays commented on Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's blog post Off to Texas with frogs in tow before life gets wacky again!
"This is just gorgeous.  Great job and lucky grand-daughter."
Feb 20
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Off to Texas with frogs in tow before life gets wacky again!

This is my granddaughter, Sylvia.  She is beautiful and wacky and crazy and kind. One of a kind.  I love her with all my heart and when it was time to make her a baby quilt, life got in the way and I never got to it while she was a baby (she is almost four).  Things were further delayed by the fact that her momma, my daughter Becky, wanted to cross stitch something for…See More
Feb 20
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Feb 20
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All Frogs, no Toads

"Love the whimsey of those frogs and great use of the star block on point to add movent and l agree with Ginny A. , those fabric choices are great!"
Feb 20
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All Frogs, no Toads

"This is wonderful, Ginnie! Love your sense of color! "
Feb 19
Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner posted photos
Feb 18
Wilma Schirra-Kays commented on Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's album
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Christmas 2018 sweater pillows

"These pillows are just adorable.  What a great idea."
Dec 30, 2018
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Dec 27, 2018
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Ruby Tuesday Christmas front final

"for my 4 Year old granddaughter Ruby Charlotte Osborn!"
Dec 26, 2018
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Dec 26, 2018
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Dec 25, 2018
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Dec 25, 2018

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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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Off to Texas with frogs in tow before life gets wacky again!

Posted on February 20, 2019 at 3:21pm 1 Comment

This is my granddaughter, Sylvia.  She is beautiful and wacky and crazy and kind. One of a kind.  I love her with all my heart and when it was time to make her a baby quilt, life got in the way and I never got to it while she was a baby (she is almost four).  Things were further delayed by the fact that her momma, my daughter Becky, wanted to cross stitch…

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You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello

Posted on December 24, 2018 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Every once in awhile, you meet a person who is so very special in so many ways and you feel so fortunate to know them.  This is true of my friend and former supervisor, Catena Bergevin.  Catena and I worked together for about four years at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art and she hated anyone to introduce her as "my boss." This October, she married her…

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Ruby Tuesday Christmas is finally done!

Posted on December 24, 2018 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

My first born granddaughter, Ruby Charlotte is only 4 years old.  She is normal sized as 4 year olds go, maybe a little tall and fun to be with.  She and her brother (and mom and dad of course) spent nine days with us at Thanksgiving and as soon as they left, I got started on finishing up her Christmas quilt and here it is.  The funny thing is (and the reason…

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2018 - The Year of the Christmas Sweater Pillows

Posted on December 24, 2018 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

If 2013 was the year of the Christmas quilt for me, this year was the year of the Christmas pillow.  I got this crazy idea that I could make Christmas pillows out of ugly (or not so ugly) Christmas sweaters so off to the Thrift stores I trotted.  I ended up making 18 pillows.  You can see all but one in my album, "Christmas 2018 Pillows." After making a few, I…

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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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