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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: missmarple
Date: 04-13-2007, 04:18 PM (1 of 11)
I have been visiting this site for quite some time and found it to be one of the best on the Web.
After three heart attacks and a few other health problems, I decided to retire. I sewed years ago for my two daughters and decided that it would be a good way to occupy myself. My DH is the recipient of several pairs of shorts/pyjamas and once I get over my fear of knits - I hope I can make acceptable garments for my 14year old granddaughter. I'm currently working on the wrap around skirt I found here and I'm sure I'll be making many visits here in the future for the very helpful tips that can be found here.
User: missmarple
Member since: 04-13-2007
Total posts: 18
From: lendube
Date: 04-13-2007, 05:05 PM (2 of 11)
Hey, welcome kinda neighbor. I'm across the county from you. :up:

So many of us here have started up again after leading busy lives for so long. Along with time we also tend to have a bit more cash than we did back in those days with little children. Makes it even more fun.

It is a great place here on this board.

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: Magot
Date: 04-13-2007, 05:17 PM (3 of 11)
Nice to hear a new voice - welcome to the gang.
love and kisses, Jan
Cells a Speciality
DNA to order.
User: Magot
Member since: 12-22-2002
Total posts: 3626
From: vickki
Date: 04-13-2007, 06:49 PM (4 of 11)
Welcome MissMarple,glad you joined the crew.
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: PaulineG
Date: 04-14-2007, 07:12 PM (5 of 11)
Hi and welcome Miss Marple,

Good to have you here. Don't be too scared of knits - they're pretty forgiving. Make the first couple of things into sleepwear and by then you'll have got the hang of it.
User: PaulineG
Member since: 09-08-2006
Total posts: 901
From: dianasiah
Date: 04-14-2007, 08:55 PM (6 of 11)
I find this site wonderful too!! Hope you have a great time here and take great care of your body!!

Feel free to browse...
User: dianasiah
Member since: 10-20-2006
Total posts: 24
From: Sancin
Date: 04-14-2007, 09:59 PM (7 of 11)
Welcome, Miss Marple. Golly, am I going to be only one to say it? I hope you can help us solve our sewing and quilting mysteries! :bolt:
*~*~*~* Nancy*~*~*~* " I try to take one day at a time - but sometimes several days attack me at once."
User: Sancin
Member since: 02-13-2005
Total posts: 895
From: IsabelleB
Date: 04-16-2007, 11:17 AM (8 of 11)
HI and welcome, Miss Marple! :bluesmile
Sewing blog: Kitty Couture
User: IsabelleB
Member since: 10-25-2006
Total posts: 265
From: temom
Date: 04-17-2007, 08:45 AM (9 of 11)
Hi Miss Marple, and welcome! How is the skirt coming out? We have a picture of a couple of them in this thread:
User: temom
Member since: 01-19-2007
Total posts: 410
From: sandra237
Date: 04-17-2007, 02:41 PM (10 of 11)
Welcome Missmarple
I have just recently joined and this site is awesome, very helpful and very friendly ladies and gents.
you take care of yourself and enjoy your retirement.
I will be retiring in 8 months (I envy you)
User: sandra237
Member since: 04-12-2007
Total posts: 23
From: cshortsew
Date: 04-17-2007, 05:20 PM (11 of 11)
Welcome to the group Missmarple!
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
User: cshortsew
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
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