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This archived content is from Mary Wilkins’ sewing and quilting message board “Sew What’s New,” which was retired in August 2007. It is being provided by “Sew What’s Up,” which serves as the new home for many members of “Sew What’s New.”
From: SmokiesCrafter
Date: 02-25-2007, 03:41 PM (1 of 5)
Hello Everyone, I have been a lurker on this forum for awhile. Really enjoy the post especially on the quilt square swap. I could just picture all the swappers waiting for the postman and feel the excitement.

I live at the foothills of the Smoky Mtns and have been sewing most of my life on one thing or another. If it can be done with a needle and thread, I've tried it. I also do other crafts as well, such as decorative painting, porcelain dolls, a little jewelry and some polymer clay.

I started wanting to quilt in the 70's but no one told me you couldn't use polyester except to maybe make a 9 patch, etc. Well needless to say my first efforts went into the can. I collected my magazines and eventually went back to it with cotton and was successful at making a decent block. You know the rest of the story, I was hooked and still am.

Maybe I will be able to contribute to this forum in some way with what I have learned thru my 57 years of sewing. Yeah.... I am a senior but my mind thinks I am young... :bg:

User: SmokiesCrafter
Member since: 02-16-2007
Total posts: 18
From: plrlegal
Date: 02-25-2007, 07:03 PM (2 of 5)
Welcome Jacke. There's a great bunch of quilters and sewists on these boards. I've been quilting for about 7 years, I think. Time flies when you're spending money on fabric and having fun doing it. :bg:

User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
From: lendube
Date: 02-25-2007, 08:05 PM (3 of 5)
Welcome Jacke,

We'd love to have you join us. And being a senior only means you have more to contribute all the way around.

Hope to see you often.

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 02-26-2007, 05:20 PM (4 of 5)
Welcome Jacke,
I am a Senior in Body, been around 72 years, but in my mind and heart, I consider myself very young.. We are sure glad you are here..
Sew With Love
User: LeapFrog Libby
Member since: 05-01-2002
Total posts: 2022
From: esrun3
Date: 02-26-2007, 07:41 PM (5 of 5)
Welcome Jacke! You should be sure to check out our quilt block swaps and join in when you can.

Libby keeps us all young here!!:smile:
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
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